More than 2 years ago J. Kent’s client, a Denver based manufacturer of precast concrete, eliminated their Denver Human Resource Manager position due to a tough economy. However in Q4, the company experienced an increased demand for their customized, concrete products, and more field staff was required to meet contract demands. Executive Officers, splitting the responsibilities of the position during this period were being challenged by their own workload and the additional HR accountability.
Conclusion: The organization’s President/CEO determined that it was time to make that tough “new hire” business decision, and add an experienced Human Resource Manager to the staff and to the company’s 2012 budget.
Our client was looking for an experienced Human Resource Manager with a Bachelor’s Degree, excellent MS Office skills and 5-7 years of a solid HR Generalist background to originate and lead this small company (75 employees) in their human resources practices and objectives. The Denver human resource job, reporting directly to the President, was responsible for the overall implementation, administration and management of human resource policies, procedures and programs. Although safety of the Denver manufacturer’s workforce is always a primary objective, the new Human Resource Manager would also work towards on-going employee development that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement and high performance. Responsibilities for the new hire would include but were not limited to some of the following:
Within 2 weeks of engaging J. Kent for their Denver Human Resource search, J. Kent’s Recruiters, highly experienced in the Functional Expertise of Human Resources found just the “right match” for the client. Although a slate of talented HR Managers were presented, Sally with her well rounded Human Resource background, seasoned business experience and exceptional communication and people skills received the job offer after two rounds of interviews. A quick profile of Sally’s background and experience includes:
The “Great Recession of 2008” has challenged many Denver Human Resources Managers, construction firms and manufacturing companies alike. The President/CEO of this small Denver manufacturing company made the tough “new hire” budget decision that will lead in providing more Denver jobs in 2012. At J. Kent Staffing, our Recruiters believe this is a great sign for more new hires in the coming year!