Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Administration and Management, General @
Alabama State University
Benefits Specialist @ Benefits administration for Northwestern Benefit clients and employees. Process employer health benefit enrollments and terminations for various companies by documenting all transactions in Brokerage Builder. From March 2015 to Present (10 months) Greater Atlanta AreaHCM Implementation Specialist @ Interpreted plans and created comparison plan features in the ADP WFN HRIS system. Received and upload
Benefits Specialist @ Benefits administration for Northwestern Benefit clients and employees. Process employer health benefit enrollments and terminations for various companies by documenting all transactions in Brokerage Builder. From March 2015 to Present (10 months) Greater Atlanta AreaHCM Implementation Specialist @ Interpreted plans and created comparison plan features in the ADP WFN HRIS system. Received and upload clients Benefit Plan Summaries for 2015 open enrollment period From October 2014 to December 2014 (3 months) Greater Atlanta AreaHuman Resources Generalist @ Managing the recruitment process of new employees and ensuring the accuracy of benefits administration into the HRIS system. Revised detailed job descriptions for open positions within the company. Post open job requisitions on both internal and external websites and applicant tracking system. Source passive individuals from social media networks and other professional organizations job boards. Conduct pre-screening phone interviews to evaluate whether applicants match experience with specific job-related requirements. Process reference checks by contacting previous employers using SkillSurvey software for confidential background checks. Maintain recruiting status report to track candidate status for legal compliance and EEO purposes. Prepare offer letters, verbally extend employment offers and follow-up with selected candidates regarding job acceptance. Enter new hire information and benefit elections into HRIS. Process employee updates (transfers, promotions, pay changes, terminations, etc.) in HRIS and report changes to all benefits carriers. Respond to benefits inquiries from staff regarding plan provisions, enrollments and life changing events. From April 2014 to September 2014 (6 months) Greater Atlanta AreaHuman Resources Specialist @ Processed job requisitions by including timely posting of open positions, screen and submit qualified resumes to hiring managers. Screened applications/resumes for basic qualifications for each open requisition. Scheduled interviews and sent calendar requests to potential candidates/managers to confirm appointments. Collaborated with HR manager to generate offer letters and company benefits packages. Submitted all completed new hire paperwork to payroll department to process enrollment and deductions. From March 2014 to March 2014 (1 month) Human Resources Administrator/Generalist @ Provided a broad range of HR support for 400+ employees, multi-locations within front office and manufacturing environments. Day-to-day operations include: Benefits management, worker's compensation, employee relations, recruiting and payroll administration.
Answered questions regarding benefit programs such as medical, dental, FMLA, life benefits, STD/LTD, 401k plan and FSA programs. Administered and explained benefits to employees, served as liaison between employees and insurance carriers. Managed open enrollment meetings with benefit vendors to educate employees on insurance options. Processed timecards and payroll in absence of Payroll Manager. Uploaded bi-weekly 401(k) deferrals spreadsheet with Mass Mutual after processing ADP payroll. Prepared employee separation notices, related documentation and finalized termination process for COBRA administration. Processed and provided follow-up for Worker’s Compensation claims and maintained OSHA 300 logs. Assisted HR recruiter with hiring process by entering job postings on web sites, reviewed resumes, and scheduled interviews. Processed I-9 forms, (E-verify) and background checks for new hires and completed verification of employment letters. Participated with onboarding new hire orientation, employee general training courses and documented training in database. Responded to DOL inquiries for unemployment claims information and State and Federal reporting requests. Facilitated monthly/quarterly round table meetings to identify and resolve employee issues and concerns. Arranged company-wide promotional events, luncheons, and non-profit donations for various charitable organizations. From 2008 to 2014 (6 years) Project Manager @ Communicated effectively and professionally with customers, suppliers and team members at all levels to insure high quality project implementation and customer satisfaction. Consulted with sales representatives and project managers to discuss scope of furniture design project. From December 2006 to December 2007 (1 year 1 month) Account Representative @ Provided Office Products sales team with support and product knowledge of successfully selling office furniture. Presented customers with design layouts and furniture solutions that exceeded their needs and expectations. Managed day-to-day relationships with existing client base by providing quick and efficient customer service. From November 2004 to August 2006 (1 year 10 months) Greater Atlanta AreaShowroom Sales Specialist @ Marketed EXPO's Design Services to residential customers remodeling their homes. Examined customers existing kitchen/bath layouts and gave suggestions on home improvements.Provided them with valuable product information for these rooms. Selected appropriate material and finish selections for custom home furnishings. From November 2002 to November 2004 (2 years 1 month) Greater Atlanta AreaProject Manager/Marketing Analyst/Administrative Assistant @ Began working as a contract employee and was rewarded two additional positions within the Marketing department. Promoted to Marketing Analyst within 90 days achieving additional responsibilities and career placement.
Assisted Director and his group of Product Managers with various projects. Scheduled conference rooms, meetings and appointments; arranged travel itinerary whenever necessary. Managed accurate record of travel expenses within departmental budget allowance. Processed invoices, expense reports and check requisitions.
Developed marketing plans for sales team across 9-state southeastern region. Created and maintained lead generation database to track marketing programs. Prepared mass mailings and assembled media kits for marketing and sales departments.
Conducted internal customer meetings and presentations to communicate the benefits of information hosting. Served as a liaison between colleagues requesting data to be posted to the intranet and the web developer. Responsible for handling all requests and changes to the intranet site. From July 1997 to November 2001 (4 years 5 months) Greater Atlanta Area
Associate's Degree, Interior Design @ American InterContinental University Atlanta, GA From 2002 to 2003 Bachelor of Science (BS), Business Administration and Management, General @ Alabama State University From 1990 to 1995 Shawna Young is skilled in: Payroll, Employee Benefits, Recruiting, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Interviews, Onboarding, Temporary Placement, Training
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