James Lahr

Labor/Management-Employee Relations Specialist - Federal Government Administration

Location
Scranton, Pennsylvania Area
Industry
Human Resources

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James Lahr's Experience

Human Resources Specialist (Labor Relations)

United States Department of Defense

July 2009Present (5 years 3 months)

James Lahr's Honors and Awards

  • Department of the Army Commander's Award for Civilian Service

    Commander, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
    • February 2012

    Highest Federal Civilian Honor bestowed upon me by the Department of the United States Army for exemplary service towards the Warfighter Mission. Performed my duties in an outstanding manner and set an example of achievement for others. A reflection of great credit upon myself in keeping with the highest traditions of Government Service.

  • Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism

    Commander, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait
    • February 2012

    Received one of the highest honors as a Federal Civilian within the Department of Defense for exemplary service in support of the United States of America and the Armed Forces on foreign soil in a contingency operation.

  • Commander's Coin from United States Army Two Star General

    CECOM Commanding Major General
    • February 2012

    Received a Commander's Coin from CECOM's Two Star General in an awards ceremony at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait for exemplary service in support of the logistics aspect of the Global War on Terrorism, specifically, Operation New Dawn and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Department of Defense Civilian Emerging Leadership Program

    DoD Office of the Secretary of Defense / US Army, Office of Assistant G-1, Pentagon
    • October 2012

    1 of 135 throughout the whole Federal Government selected into the nationally recognized Department of Defense Civilian Emerging Leadership Program (DCELP). This program consists of the best of the best among members in the Department of the Army, Department of the Navy, Department of the Air Force, and the 4th Estate.
    DCELP is a year long extensive program facilitated by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), US Federal Govt.
    DCELP is one of the most coveted government programs to be accepted into.

James Lahr's Skills & Expertise

  1. Personnel Management
  2. Contract Negotiation
  3. Labor Relations
  4. Networking
  5. International Relations
  6. Human Resources
  7. Employee Relations
  8. Recruiting
  9. Performance Management
  10. Employee Benefits
  11. Training
  12. Organizational Development
  13. Logistics Management
  14. Impact and Implementation Bargaining
  15. Leadership
  16. Sales
  17. HR Policies
  18. Employee Engagement
  19. Succession Planning
  20. Conflict Resolution
  21. Policy
  22. Workforce Planning
  23. New Hire Orientations
  24. Leadership Development
  25. Employee Training
  26. Public Speaking
  27. Coaching
  28. Team Building
  29. Career Development

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James Lahr's Education

University of Scranton

Master of Science in Human Resources Management

20132015 (expected)

Grade: Graduate Level

King's College

Bachelor's, Human Resources Management

20082010

Returned to King's College. Dean's List my final 4 semesters. 3.787 GPA in my major field of study. King's College Alumni, Class of 2010. Bachelor's Degree in HR Management

Activities and Societies: Varsity Golf Team

King's College

Finance and Accounting

20042005

1 year of college completed. Left college to pursue other interests.

Activities and Societies: Varsity Golf Team and Finance Club

James Lahr's Additional Information

Honors and Awards:

College Graduate, Dean's List - Final 4 semesters
Major Field of Study GPA (Human Resources) - 3.787
High School Golf, King’s College Golf, Wyoming Valley Conference Golf Champions, KPGA, Alter Server - St Dominic’s Parish – 10 Yrs, Wilkes-Barre Celtic Travel Soccer – 7 yrs
North Wilkes-Barre Little League Coach (2yrs) and Sponsor (1yr)
Active Volunteer/Member w/ Parsons Lions Club and Lions Club International

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