HR Coordinator II (contract through Randstad USA) @ TD
Member @ Jersey Job Club of Burlington County
Human Resources Support Coordinator @ CDI Corporation
BA, Communications @
Trenton State College
I am a highly intuitive HR professional with generalist-level experience in mid-to-large size companies. I adapt rapidly to challenges and initiate new opportunities. I have an excellent capacity for leadership, multi-tasking, and problem solving. I excel in creating effective tracking systems and processes. I have been recognized for professionalism, creativity, and resourcefulness. In my last role, I
I am a highly intuitive HR professional with generalist-level experience in mid-to-large size companies. I adapt rapidly to challenges and initiate new opportunities. I have an excellent capacity for leadership, multi-tasking, and problem solving. I excel in creating effective tracking systems and processes. I have been recognized for professionalism, creativity, and resourcefulness. In my last role, I was an integral member of a nationwide HR team supporting hundreds of employees. I was a subject matter expert for I-9's and unemployment claims.
Specialties: HR Administration • Benefits Administration • Staff Recruitment & Orientation • HRIS Management • Process & Procedure Development • Employee Communications & Training • Event Planning • Vendor Relations & Selection • Compliance Tracking * I-9 Subject Matter Expert
HR Coordinator II (contract through Randstad USA) @ From June 2014 to November 2014 (6 months) Greater Philadelphia AreaMember @ As a member of the Jersey Job Club of Burlington County, I attended workshops on resume writing, networking, conducting an effective job search, marketing myself, interviewing, and volunteering as a bridge to employment. I shared experiences, advice, support and feedback with other job seekers. From March 2014 to June 2014 (4 months) Westampton, NJHuman Resources Support Coordinator @ CDI Corporation is an integrated market-leading Engineering and Technology Services organization providing differentiated client-focused solutions in select global industries. I worked in the Philadelphia Corporate office.
Promoted from HR Assistant and HR Coordinator. Provided support to the HR function, including HR Generalist functions, in areas that included employee relations, onboarding, new hire orientation, selection, governance and policies, performance management, talent management, and rewards. As primary representative for unemployment claims for several divisions, I helped CDI save money by maintaining a 100% on-time unemployment claim response rate.
Employee Engagement / Information Management: Brought all personnel files into a streamlined and standardized format during a major reorganization that centralized 3 separate and unique HR systems across the nation into one. Ensured consistency across the board that enabled user friendly access to information. Conducted new hire orientation and submited information to payroll to set up new hires.
Governance, Policy, & Business Guidelines: Achieved 100% on-time / complete response rate, in providing claim information to TALX, a 3rd party company, which reduced penalties to CDI. Served as primary contact for tracking and obtaining verification. Recognized for best performance of a division at CDI.
Compliance: Established close to 100% compliance with attendance in Corporate Compliance Program. Instituted a highly visible tracking and reminder system that facilitates participation.
Tracking & Reporting: Initiated various tracking programs and systems that ensure consistency with HR programs, such as performance management, weekly staff to hire reporting, organizational charts, and tuition reimbursement. Process employee status forms for changes. From September 2008 to February 2014 (5 years 6 months) Philadelphia, PAHR/Admin Assistant @ Monitored HR and payroll questions. Redirected and assigned questions to HR Analysts and Specialists. Tracked PTO usage. Sourced candidates through online resume searches, performed phone screens, prepared promotion and compensation letters, and enrolled employees in benefit programs.
*Identified issues regarding PTO tracking, COBRA notifications, general HR and recruiting initiatives and interacted with Finance Department and new CEO.
*Discovered serious compliance issues with company I-9 files. Completed audit and prepared deficiency report. From September 2007 to July 2008 (11 months) HR Assistant @ Submitted weekly payroll information. Processed Employee Status Forms and TALX unemployment questionnaires. Submitted worker’s compensation claims and administered service award program. Tracked PTO usage. From June 2007 to August 2007 (3 months) HR Assistant @ Recruited to provide support in Human Resources and Training & Development departments. Assisted in preparing presentations and materials for training sessions. Prepared offer letter packages. Maintained and distributed organizational charts. Prepared scheduled and ad-hoc HRIS reports. Monitored PTO hotline. From March 2006 to November 2006 (9 months) Payroll Coordinator (HR Assistant) @ Joined firm for nine-day assignment and was hired full-time after several months to help with human resources and administrative matters. Prepared new hire, benefits, and termination packages. Gathered paperwork for payroll, benefits, and human resources records. Screened incoming resumes, scheduled interviews, and tracked timesheets and commission statements.
Collaborated with New York City office in handling new hire orientations, collecting new hire paperwork, and facilitating orientation schedules. Ability to work independently and show good judgment in resolving HR issues.
Played key role in facilitating placement of last-minute interviewers during career fair to interview students and preserved good working relationship with career center at local city university. From April 2005 to March 2006 (1 year) Office Manager @ Transitioned company and personnel during move from Philadelphia to Mt. Laurel office. Handled payroll forms, 401k rollovers, and garnishment requests. Entered timecard information for 62 employees. Edited company newsletters. Assisted with new vendor set up, payment of invoices. Key purchaser of office supplies and services. From May 2004 to December 2004 (8 months) Office Manager (My D& Z division joined with Lockheed Martin to form DS2) @ Transitioned company and personnel during move from Philadelphia to Mt. Laurel office. Handled payroll forms, 401k rollovers, and garnishment requests. Entered timecard information for 62 employees. Edited company newsletters. Assisted with new vendor set up, payment of invoices. Key purchaser of office supplies and services. From May 2004 to December 2004 (8 months) Administrative Assistant @ Promoted through series of increasingly accountable positions such as Administrative Assistant, Credit Policy Analyst, and Team Administrator during nine-year employment tenure. (1995 - 2001, GMAC Mortgage Residential. 2001-2004, GMAC Commercial/GMAC Institutional Advisors) From October 2001 to May 2004 (2 years 8 months) Administrative Assistant, Team Administrator, Credit Policy Analyst @ Nominated for “Best in Class” Award for efforts in reducing departmental costs. Developed and executed first job manual utilized as invaluable reference source for co-workers and managers in guiding training process. Promoted through increasingly responsible positions. From July 1995 to October 2001 (6 years 4 months) Horsham, PA
BA, Communications @ The College of New Jersey From 1987 to 1991 BA, Communications @ Trenton State College From 1987 to 1991 Maple Shade High School From 1984 to 1987 Non-Degree Student, Human Resources, Law @ Rowan College at Burlington County Melanie Lyons is skilled in: HRIS, Excel, Microsoft Office, Administration, Compliance, Visio, PowerPoint, File Maintenance, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office Xp, Proofreading, Job Postings, Onboarding, I-9 Compliance, I-9 audits, Microsoft Excel, Human Resources, Employee Benefits, EEO Reporting, VETS 100/100A Reporting, Data Maintenance
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