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Brett M. PHR, SPHR
th Avenue North
Human Resources Director
with over years of comprehensive human resource experience including,
but not limited to recruitment and retention, conflict resolution, change
management, labor relations and benefits administration.
Proven experience collaborating with senior management to conduct Human
Resources strategic planning in order to support and further corporate
goals. Possess broad knowledge of Human Resources in a variety
of sectors including union and nonunion environments and Fortune
Companies with a large number of exempt/ non exempt employees.
Demonstrate experience initiating cost containment strategies resulting
in significant savings. Excellent ability to address and implement
strategic plans, for talent acquisition, retention and succession planning.
Proven skills in labor and employment law including complaint investigation
in order to thwart legal action.
Cable Services. Nashville, TN
Residential and Commercial
cable installation Contractor for Comcast/Xfinity. Report to President
of Company. Transformed HR from administrative role to strategic
business partner, including working with senior management to drive
key business and implement performance initiatives. Direct
human resource functions, including recruiting, hiring practices, benefits
and compensation. Developed standardized organizational model
to clarify authority and responsibilities. Led transformation
of company perception of a bureaucratic HR function to a value added
extensive analysis of existing HR organization and developed business
plan to update all policies, procedures, services, programs and operations.
year old Employee Manual, including revising outdated policies to
ensure compliance and adding new policies to improve morale.
Achieved voluntary turnover to %
Utilized networking contacts to locate clients, resulting in virtual
elimination of external recruitment.
Attained % win rate in unemployment claims.
Parking Management. Nashville, TN
Manager/Recruitment Manager Contract
Founded in May of
with a goal of providing a high quality valet service for private events
and commercial establishments. Provides service for events annually
and more than commercial accounts including hospitals, restaurants,
hotels, shopping malls and country clubs. In addition, PMC provides
consulting and management services for surface parking lots and parking
∙ Planed, developed
and implemented strategy for Human Resources Management including recruitment
and selection policy/practices, discipline, grievance, counseling, pay
and conditions, contracts, training and development, succession planning,
morale and motivation, culture and attitudinal development, performance
appraisals and quality management issues.
∙ Specialized in Applicant Tracking System Implementation and Consultation.
∙ Developed Matrix’s for seasonal recruiting and retention.
∙ Built a dynamic relationship with the Military, enabling our development
of the “Military to Civilian Recruitment Program”.
∙ Performed lifecycle recruiting and maintained excellent relationship
with President, candidates and the community atlarge.
∙ Negotiated compensation packages by understanding policies, procedures
and Incentive Compensation Plans and by partnering with Total Rewards,
Payroll, Benefits and Performance & Learning Resources.
∙ Managed direct reporting staff.
∙ Managed departmental expenditures.
∙ Contributed to the evaluation and development of sales strategy
Hospitals, Inc. Brentwood, TN
Senior Corporate Recruiter Contract
Established in May of as a spinoff of HCA, Inc., LifePoint owns
and operates general acute care hospitals located in growing nonurban
communities. LifePoint runs hospitals in different states and
in most cases the LifePoint facility is the only hospital in the community.
∙ Recruited over
CEO’s, CFO’s, and CNO’s within months, without assistance
of an outside agency.
∙ Developed program that partnered with the Military that recruited
over RN’s, BSN’s, and MSN’s in both hospital and clinical
settings. The program also placed over Lab Directors, Managers and
∙ Identified personnel needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications,
∙ Developed great relationships with current Division presidents and
∙ Helped Hospitals develop International Recruiting efforts of Doctors
and Nurses from India and Philippines.
∙ Wrote contracts
and assisted in obtaining visas for incoming personnel.
∙ Developed and implemented the Taleo applicant tracking system currently
∙ Developed succession planning for current employees as well as newly
∙ Built relationships with media outlets for sources of advertising.
∙ Oversaw entire hiring process and ensured that applications were
prescreened on timely basis.
∙ Developed thorough understanding and knowledge of local labor market,
and created strategy for branding within qualified pool of applicants.
∙ Developed and maintained network of contacts to help identify and
source qualified candidates.
∙ Initiated contact with candidates for specific job openings.
∙ Coordinated participation, set up displays and worked at job fairs,
career fairs and other recruiting events.
∙ Developed and maintained contacts with schools, alumni groups and
other public organizations, to find and attract applicants.
∙ Made public presentations at schools, organizations, and job fairs
regarding the organization and opportunities.
∙ Utilized online recruiting sources to identify current trends and
∙ Worked with Recruiting Team to utilize existing team members for
∙ Ensured the recruiting team provided timely feedback to all applicants.
∙ Featured as key Recruiter in Spring Issue of GI Jobs.
MRINetwork has been a leader and innovator in recruitment for more than
years. The MRINetwork Way is the most comprehensive recruitment process
methodology available today, created to deliver effective and optimal
results for clients and candidates Sequence of steps designed to
yield a hightouch recruitment process, combining each step with a specialized
set of behavioral skills. Recruited mainly on placement of Doctors,
Nurses and Hospital Administration i.e. CEO’s, CFO’s and CNO’s
∙ Placed RN’s,
BSN’s, and MSN’s in both Hospital and Clinical settings.
∙ Placed Physicians in both Hospital and Specialty Clinics.
∙ Placed CEO’s, CFO’s and CNO’s.
∙ Led the creation of a recruiting and interviewing plan for each
∙ Efficiently and effectively filled open positions.
∙ Conducted regular followup with hiring managers to determine the
effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
∙ Developed pool of qualified candidates in advance of need.
∙ Researched and
recommended new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
∙ Built network to find qualified passive candidates.
∙ Posted openings on the Internet, with professional organizations,
and other position appropriate venues.
∙ Continuously worked on building a very successful book of business.
∙ Recruited International Doctors and Nurses. Wrote contracts and
assisted incoming personnel in obtaining visas for employment.
& Associates Nashville, TN
HR Director/Branch Manager
R. W. Smith & Associates, Inc. RWS; registered Municipal Securities
Broker’s Broker with the Securities and Exchange Commission SEC.
As a broker’s broker, RWS acts exclusively as an undisclosed agent
in the purchase and sale of municipal securities for registered broker/dealers
or dealer banks. RWS services the top dealers and dealer banks in the
∙ Managed the South
and Midwest regional trading and sales.
∙ Instrumental in developing and implementing the current trading
and ticketing system.
∙ Initiated the development of the largest Institutional and Retail
client base at RWS.
∙ Implemented a new trading matrix for Bank Qualified, Institutional
and Retail clients.
∙ Advised clients on portfolio management, performance and new products.
∙ Provided senior level HR Leadership to the firm’s senior officers,
directors, staff and Board of directors.
∙ Ensured that the firm had a formalized onboarding and ongoing supervisory
/ management development process.
∙ Worked with firm’s leadership, market and division HR leadership
to develop a compensation strategy that recruits and retains management.
∙ Partnered with CEO to ensure that market adjustments are planned
∙ Standardized, monitored, updated and revised the employee performance
∙ Responsible for all recruitment, selection and retention of talented
staff measured through vacancy rates and employee turnover.
∙ Developed plan to ensure that firm maintained a positive employee
relation climate, measured through employee engagement metrics, employee
complaint resolution, and the successful outcomes of EEO/employee lawsuits.
∙ Served as facility HR coach, teacher, mentor, and employee advocate.
∙ Responsible for developing and maintaining employee Workers Compensation
Program including drug testing, injury prevention, modified work and
attainment of premium credit.
∙ Ensured that firm was in compliance with all State/Federal labor
laws and corporate compliance polices.
Excelsior College Albany, New York
Bachelor of Science, Humanities
Human Resources Management
The SarbanesOxley Act
The Manager as Coach and Counselor
Microsoft Windows, Excel, PowerPoint
Business Continuity Programs
Conducting Safety Audits
Workplace Security Management
Safety and Substance Abuse
Sexual Harassment/What Employees Need to Know
Microsoft Access, Outlook
Taleo, InfoPath, Verve, Kenexa, Kronos, Bloomberg, Zia