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  • 8/3/2019 Director Human Resources or Senior HR Business Partner


    TIM CAHAL, SPHR321 Lake Meadow Court, Martinez, CA 94553 /T: 925-286-5603/E-mail:


    Human Resources Director

    Results-oriented Human Resources Executive and effective business partner with ademonstrated ability to build a top-performing Human Resources department thatdelivers productivity and profitability.

    Employee Relations - Developed and implemented workplace relationship strategies, programs, and policies that resolved employee relations issues in a collaborative team environment. Consistently negotiated complex employee relations situations to successful outcomes.

    Compensation & Benefits Design - Implemented a new company-wide total rewards compensation program. Established a company benefits philosophy and strategy thatresulted in savings of over a $1 million.

    Strategic Planning & Execution - Planned and executed HR programs to strategically fulfill on organization's vision and mission. Effective project management a

    nd leadership skills with a proven ability to implement enterprise wide initiatives. Implemented corporate communication strategies.

    Performance Management - Designed and implemented a company-wide performance appraisal system. Provided performance management counseling to executives and managers in the successful management of their operations.

    Development & Training - Designed and lead company-wide training programs: Supervisory Training Program, "Management 101", Sexual Harassment Prevention Training, Performance Evaluators Training and Interview Selection Training Program.

    Organizational Development - Created global programs that enhanced Landmark Educations ethos and business operations. Acted an agent of change to transform a

    business unit's culture. Implemented human resource programs that develop and maintain Landmark's values and beliefs.

    Talent Acquisition & Retention - Created company-wide talent acquisition strategies to ensure that staffing is aligned and managed to achieve the division and company objectives.

    Leadership Skills - Skilled Human Resources tactician. Coached and counseled executives and managers in the successful management of their operations. Abilityto skillfully communicate Human Resources concepts and ideas.



    A privately held for profit $80 million global training and development organization with 54 locations in 13 countries with 450 employees and 10,000 volunteerswhose clients include Apple, Reebok, Johnson & Johnson and Walgreens.

    Director of Human ResourcesNovember 2004 to Present

  • 8/3/2019 Director Human Resources or Senior HR Business Partner


    Direct oversight of HR strategic planning and execution, workforce planning, recruitment, organizational development, employee relations, compensation and benefits, training and development, payroll, HRIS, facilities and performance management. Direct employee arbitrations, disciplinary actions, and support strategic,and policy development initiatives. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local employment regulations and laws in the United States and internationally.

    * Coached leaders on effective team building and performance management.* Branded Human Resources programs to increase participation and understanding of the 401k, ESOP, Pay for Performance compensation and Performance Appraisal systems.* Mitigated $100,000s in potential liability through investigation and resolution of sexual harassment complaints, ensuring all documentation and subsequent actions were indisputable and in compliance with HR policies and procedures.* Reduced payroll by $750,000 by analyzing hiring patterns and working with theVP of Operations to restructure the hiring process for temporary employees.* Sourced executive and management candidates, saving $100,000s in placement fees.* Reduced employee headcount by 6 % with no pending litigation after researchingand complying with local and international employment laws and creating clear termination plans.* Managed cross functional teams to implement new workforce regulations in Australia.

    Human Resources ManagerSeptember 1994 to October 2004

    * Built a professional Human Resources department by using Human Resources bestpractices and establishing new processes, systems and practices that served ourcustomers.* Implemented a new HRIS system and created for the first time executive and management reports.* Implemented disciplinary processes and procedures across the organization resulting in a reduction in potential claims.* Created Human Resources metrics - cost per hire, turnover, headcount, and compensation ratio.* Partnered with the India management team to create a total rewards compensatio

    n program to attract and retain high quality staff, resulting in the lowest turnover and highest retention in the company.* Established a company benefits philosophy and strategy that resulted in savings of over $1 million.* Managed 3 separate DOL investigations to successful completion.* Opened offices, established compensation and benefits programs and Human Resources best business practices in the Netherlands, Denmark, China, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore. Assured compliance with local labor laws.

    SHARP HEALTHCARE, SAN DIEGO,July 1993 to August 1994

    A $1.5 billion Healthcare provider in San Diego with over 9,500 employees with 7


    Senior Benefits Specialist* Managed FSA, COBRA and retirement benefit plans and all government reporting requirements in support of the company's strategic goals, objectives and values.Senior Workforce Planning Specialist* Identified workforce requirements with senior management for the Marketing, Accounting, Operations, Information Technology and Nursing divisions and developedand evaluated sourcing, recruitment and hiring strategies to achieve divisionaland corporate goals.

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    * Led the development and enhancement of the company's recruitment systems.* Designed and implemented strategic recruitment plans. Managed recruitment staff to achieve company objectives.



    A 133-bed hospital with 250 employees. Reported to the CEO and managed the Human Resources function.

    Human Resource Director* Redesigned Sick Leave and Vacation policies saving the hospital $10,000's.* Managed difficult employee relations issues to successful outcomes.


    VideoCiper Division, a $200 million manufacturer of satellite encryption and descramblers for the cable industry with 1,800 employees.

    Employment Manager* Identified workforce requirements with senior management and developed and evaluated sourcing, recruitment and hiring strategies to achieve corporate goals.


    A $217 million international computer peripheral manufacturer with 2000 employees.

    Staffing Manager* Created a corporate recruitment brand and reduced cost per hire.* Developed, implemented and evaluated sourcing, recruitment and hiring programs.


    A $2.6 billion consumer products manufacturer with over 5,000 employees.

    Corporate Compensation Supervisor, Production Supervisor, Corporate Human Resource Supervisor, Corporate Staffing Supervisor, Recruiter and Sales Representative.


    Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Arizona State University

    Certification: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)

    Certificate in Employee Relations and Law from the Institute for Applied Management and Law, Inc.

    Training: Professional Interview Training. Effective Managerial Coaching and Counseling. Managing Organizational Change. Wrongful Termination. Job Analysis,Job Documentation, Job Evaluation and Quantitative Analysis in Compensation. Effective Interviewing. Total Quality Management. Direct Sourcing Methodology.


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    * Society For Human Resource Management (SHRM)* Northern California Human Resource Association (NCHRA)


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