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LARRY GABRIEL

2018 Hollow Hook * Houston, Texas 77080


Cell: (713) 857-9927 Home: (713) 464-0188 lga7ad52@westpost.net

SUMMARY
Over 15 years of proven human resources experience with an emphasis in recruitin
g and employee relations in both the healthcare and business services industries
. Recognized for:
* Implementing creative and effective problem solving strategies in staffing and
talent acquisition.
* Serving as an employee relation's adviser to management for employment issues,
investigations, and mediations.
* Counseling management on HR strategic initiatives with a focus on quality and
productivity.
* Developing, presenting and facilitating training for employee developmental in
itiatives.
* Writing and implementing HR policies, procedures and key HR processes.
EDUCATION
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS Austin, Texas Bachelors of Science Degree
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
CONTRACT POSITIONS, Houston, Texas 2008-Current
Independent Human Resources Consultant
* Conducted recruiting and staffing services for Medical Center hospital.
* Marketed career development software and business tools.
MEMORIAL HERMANN NORTHWEST HOSPITAL, Houston, Texas 2001-2008
Senior Human Resources Generalist
* Provided human resources generalist functions for eight business units consist
ing of 600 employees.
* Served as an adviser to management for employment law questions, FMLA, ADA, ge
neral benefits and disability programs.
* Decreased vacant positions by 65% within two months through the development an
d implementation of effective recruiting and workforce planning tools,
* Planned, coordinated and conducted career fairs on-site and at college campuse
s, which led to the hiring of approximately 30% of all new employees.
* Managed and actively participated in key HR processes including performance ma
nagement, corrective actions, investigations and employment hearings.
* Created and presented leadership development training seminars for hospital ma
nagement.
* Participated on the evaluation team charged with assessing the Lawson HRIS and
E-recruiting applicant tracking system software.
* Successfully exhibited strong project management and problem solving abilities
while serving as
Co-Chair of the Retention and Recruiting committee whose objective was to find w
ays to improve employee morale, loyalty and productivity, and to maintain a unio
n free workforce.
CONTRACT POSITIONS, Houston, Texas 1999-2001
Independent Human Resources Consultant
* Conducted recruiting and staffing services for various client companies.
* Conducted sales and marketing training.
* Completed and passed PHR certification requirements.
COMPEX/LASON LEGAL SERVICES, INC, Houston, Texas
1994-1999
HR Trainer and Operations Manager
* Directed and managed staff of 28 employees for several on site business servic
es centers.
Maintained payroll and processing through ADP.
* Enhanced customer satisfaction through employee training and the implementatio
n of business processes and procedures that resulted in improved efficiencies an
d increased productivity.
* Responsible for safety, risk management, and compliance with the company's Wor
ker's Compensation program.
* Developed, managed and presented the New Employee Orientation program.
* Responsible for preparing new hire paperwork and follow through of the on-boar
ding process.
* Implemented a recruiting program directed to the HISD and SBISD Career Work St
udy programs.
AMERISCRIBE/PITNEY BOWES LEGAL SERVICES INC, Houston, Texas 1993-1994
TQM Trainer & Facilitator/ Site Manager
* Increased efficiency and production income by 17% by implementing new procedur
es and training.
* Managed and trained 14 employees in all business services and document reprodu
ction processes.
* Served as citywide trainer for Total Quality Management Process for sites thro
ughout Houston.
* Trained employees on OSHA's MSDS inspection requirements for reprographic serv
ices.
KINKO'S, Houston and Dallas, Texas 1990-1993 Manager
* Promoted to Manager from Team Leader for leadership and improved productivity
of 2nd shift team.
* Managed total store operations, budget, staffing, training and profit and loss
management.
* Trained employees on OSHA's MSDS inspection requirements for reprographic serv
ices.
* Increased store profitability margins by 22% by establishing a supervisory str
ucture, increased employee training, improved marketing objectives and the redes
ign of the store layout.

CERTIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS


* Member National Society of Human Resources Management.
* Member of TAHCR Society.
* Certified Trainer in TQM Processes.
* SPHR Certificate Course.