Bradley Creer, HR Professional Resume

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Bradley Creer

• Accomplished Human Resources Professional with 10+ years experience in diverse industries
• Master’s Degree in Human Resources
• Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into policies, programs and initiatives which improve business results and organization effectiveness.
• 4+ years senior management level experience.
• Expertise in: Compensation, Benefits Administration, HRIS, Employee Relations, Employee Handbooks, Recruiting
• Seen as a trusted advisor to management and employees.
• Dependable, hard-working, and sense of humor.


PROSPER Inc., Provo, Utah (Distance learning; Employees: 480) 2007 – 2008
Director of Human Resources
• Saved the company over $70,000 annually as a result of scrutinizing benefits providers.
• Arranged contract trainings at a 50% cost savings, as a function of my contacts in the industry.
• Counseled all levels of management in the full spectrum of employee relations issues, resulting in no HR-related lawsuits, saving the company significant time and money.
• Modified and implemented company policies for clarity, fairness, and consistency of application, resulting in ease of administration for HR and clarity for employees.
• Developed and delivered “Interviewing 101” training to help managers – especially newer managers avoid making potentially illegal mistakes when interviewing to fill vacancies.
• Managed the process of converting employee benefits program from self-insured to fully insured through RFP, comparing and analyzing several highly qualified broker/consultants.

REDCLIFF ASCENT, Springville, Utah (Troubled youth; Employees: 300) 2004 – 2007
Director of Human Resources
• Advised Board of Directors/owners on all issues pertaining to Human Resources.
• Planned and conducted open enrollment meetings company-wide, annually, at 3 sites.
• Created the first employee manual, unifying 3 different programs’ handbooks into one.
• Developed, conducted, and published three salary surveys among 10 12 other similar companies. Survey was to assure external pay competitiveness.

NOVELL, Inc., Provo, Utah (NASDAQ: NOVL; Revenue: $1.13B; Employees: 6,500) 1994 – 2003
Senior Compensation Analyst/ Global Bonus and Salary Planning Project Manager
• Recommended merit, bonus and promotion budgets (as the result of salary surveys), provided expert compensation consulting advice to HR practitioners and managers, resulting in Novell being able to recruit and retain highly skilled technical talent during the dot-com boom.
• Instrumental in defining company policies and philosophies around pay; researched “best practices” relative to various variable pay programs; revamped company policies and rewrote plan documents. These efforts kept Novell’s remuneration practices and policies current with the competition.
• Performed internal equity studies of position pay at the incumbent level for line managers, which assured current employees’ compensation was correct.
• Led team of 3 to 5 other senior-level subject matter experts in HR and IT in designing, building and deploying complex HR projects and systems worldwide to analyze total compensation; i.e., base pay, variable pay, and stock options. This program made it possible to process salary actions quickly and paperlessly with a minimum of errors.
• Demonstrated technical writing skills in writing two users’ manuals (salary/bonus planning tool, and performance assessment tool) used by all managers of the company worldwide, giving managers someplace to turn if they needed more in-depth help.

Masters Degree, Human Resource Management, Utah State University, Logan Utah
Bachelor of Science Degree, Psychology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

• Member – Human Resources Association of Central Utah (SHRM) (former President, Treasurer and member Board of Directors)
• Member – Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
• Behind-the-scenes-advisor – Advised and counseled the Mayor and City Council members of local government regarding Human Resources issues, especially regarding compensation.


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