Hawkins HR Consulting

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Recruiting and Coaching for the Competitive Edge

Karen Hawkins Owner and consultant of Hawkins HR Consulting and Talent Acquisition

Karen Hawkins, SPHR   Owner/Recruiter/Consultant
Karen@HawkinsHRConsulting.com (859) 559-1910

HUMAN RESOURCE EXPERIENCE:  26 years of human resource experience, having owned an HR consulting company 15 of those years.  Her work has been in industries such as manufacturing (union and non-union), spirits, IT security services, industrial engineering, non-profit, healthcare, financial services, equine, media, education, marketing, and landscaping. 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Employee Relations, Legal Compliance, Recruiting and Retention Strategies, Orientation Programs, Policy/Handbook Creation, Organizational Development, Compensation & Benefits, HR Department Development and Auditing, HR Efficiency Systems, Leadership Coaching, Rewards and Recognition Programs, HR Value/Metric Measurables, State Incentive Grant Writing, Safety and Workers’ Compensation Programs, Payroll Administration, Succession Planning/Career Coaching.

EDUCATION: Bellarmine University, Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, Business minor

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) Certified 2001 – present; Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certified 1995-2001

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS/SERVICE PAST AND PRESENT: National and Local Chapters of Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Commerce Lexington – served as a member of the Business Owners Advisory Board, Bluegrass HR Roundtable, Former President and Vice President of Hart County Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Hart County, Barren County Chamber of Commerce, Various charity events

Matt Hawkins, PHR, PMP Owner/Sourcing Master/Technical Recruiter
Matt@HawkinsHRConsulting.com (859) 509-7061

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE: 24 years in IT and Software Development in banking, higher education, printing/imaging solutions.  Network administration, software quality testing and project management.

HUMAN RESOURCE EXPERIENCE:  4 years in Recruiting and Administration.  Matt has worked with clients in manufacturing, spirits, IT security services, industrial engineering, transportation and healthcare.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:  Technical Recruiting, Sourcing, Compensation Analysis, Finance, Information Technology 

EDUCATION: Oakland City University, Bachelor degree of Science in Accounting

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:  Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certified 2019 to present; Project Management Professional (PMP) 2011-present

Matt Hawkins Owner and consultant of Hawkins HR Consulting and Talent Acquisition