Nicole Blevins

HR Professional

About Me

am a dedicated HR professional with extensive experience in all facets of HR. I have always been passionate about human resources and knew since my freshman year in college that HR was what I wanted to do. I am currently working as an HR Business Partner and I like to think of myself as a “HERO”. I am the first point of contact for many businesses when they have a complicated HR issues or need important HR guidance. I help make sure they get everything they need to run their business successfully and meet their goals, aims, and objectives. I am dedicated to building strong business relationships and striving to exceed the expectations of my clients and managers. Some people might not think of HR as a role where you could consider yourself a “HERO”, but I think it’s important to remember that not all hero’s wear capes!  I absolutely love the saying “You can’t spell hero without HR” because it is 100% true! In HR, we Help Everyone Realize Opportunities for improvements and ways to grow their business. HR is increasingly being viewed as a Business Partner which is exactly what I strive to be. 

"I'm an HR Hero because I Help Everyone Realize Opportunities for improvements and ways to grow their business."

Experience

Nov 2019 - Present

HR Business Partner
Xenium HR

Lead HR projects for designated accounts and initiates proactive HR strategy planning on an ongoing basis.

Manages and implements HR project deliverables to include: Employee Handbooks, Job Descriptions, HR Audits, Employee Satisfaction Surveys, Wage Surveys, Performance Management, Compensation Programs, and Policy and Procedures development.

Conducts HR supervisory training for managers and employees.
Handles employee relations matters including workplace complaints and assists in problem resolution including participation in employee counseling and termination meetings on-site.

Oversee on-site HR employees for designated client accounts.
Conducts new hire orientations and open enrollment meetings for Section 125, 401k, Medical and Dental and other benefit programs.

Jan 2017 - Nov 2019

HR Generalist
City of Clermont

Collaborate with management on staffing needs.

Responsible for overall recruitment and hiring process.

Manage unemployment claims

Improve manager and employee performance by identifying and clarifying problems; evaluating potential solutions; coaching and counseling managers and employees.

Monitor the performance evaluation program and process.

Conduct all management and employee training.

Implement, administer and update all HR policies and practices.
Establish and maintain employee records, reports, and ensure records retention compliance.

Perform system and file audits ensuring data accuracy and compliance.

Handle employee relations issues and serves as a resource to management and employees for all HR related items.

Jul 2015 - Jan 2017

HR Specialist
Community Health Centers

Facilitated new hire orientation and learning and development courses.

Responsible for updating and maintaining company intranet.

Administered and recorded company compliance learning objectives.

Maintained company-wide security access profiles.

Recruited for Administrative and Call Center personnel using ATS.

publications

Jan 2017

Maintaining Millennial Talent

Space Cost Business Magazine

i4 Business Magazine

Education

2018

Master's Degree, Human Resources Management

2014

Bachelor of Science, Human Resources Management

2012

Associate's Degree, General Studies

Skills

Business Acumen

Demonstrates and understands the strategic relationship between HR and core business functions. Understand organizational metrics and their connection to business success.

Communication

Provides clear and concise verbal, written, electronic and other communication formats to others.

Relationship Management

Manages internal and external relationships in ways that promote the best interests of all parties. Demonstrates ability to effectively build a network of contacts at all levels within the HR function and in the community. 

Ethical Practice

Consistently acts with personal, professional and behavioral integrity. 

HR Expertise

Remains current on relevant laws, legal rulings and regulations.

Critical Evaluation

Applies critical thinking to information received from organizational stakeholders and evaluates what can be used for organizational success. Makes sound decisions based on evaluation of available information.

Global and Cultural Effectiveness

Operates with a global, open mindset and adapts perspective and behavior to meet the cultural context. Maintains openness to others’ ideas and makes decisions based upon experience, data, facts and reasoned judgement.

Leadership and Navigation

Sets the vision for HR initiatives and builds buy-in from internal and external stakeholders. Exhibits behaviors consisted with organization mission and culture.

Consultation

Applies creative problem-solving to address business needs and issues. Analyzes specific business challenges involving the workforce and offers solutions based upon best practices or research. Serves as a workforce and people management expert. 

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