Chiniqua Watson

Employee Relations Consultant at HSBC

Norfolk, Virginia Area
Human Resources

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Chiniqua Watson's Overview

  • Employee Relations Consultant at HSBC
  • Human Resources Supervisor at Ace Hardware
  • AVP, Financial Center Manager at BB&T

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Chiniqua Watson's Summary

A certified Professional in Human Resources with diversified experience in Human Resources, Management and Finance. Solid knowledge of employee relations, labor laws and project management. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in diverse settings with all levels of employees. Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work well both independently and as part of a team. Creative, flexible and dependable. Willing to relocate.

Chiniqua Watson's Experience

Employee Relations Consultant


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HBC; Financial Services industry

November 2006Present (7 years 11 months)

Responsible for providing consulting expertise to the Eastern Region, approximately 3,400 employees. Advise management and staff on all employee relations issues including EEO law and company policies/guidelines. Conduct investigations, make recommendations and implement solutions. Provide guidance on administration of corrective actions and terminations. Attend unemployment hearings. Handle all escalated payroll and benefits issues. Participate on virtual team and respond to most requests via phone or email.

Human Resources Supervisor

Ace Hardware

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Retail industry

July 2005September 2006 (1 year 3 months)

Primary responsibilities included managing and overseeing recruitment, employee relations, training and organizational development, compensation, benefits, Ceridian HRIS, payroll, accounts payable, workers compensation/safety, unemployment hearings, event planning and charity fundraising. Conducted performance and salary review administration. Advised all levels of management and employees on HR issues and conflict resolution. Provided monthly training for all managers and supervisors on interpretation and application of policies and procedures to enhance their knowledge.

AVP, Financial Center Manager


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BBT; Financial Services industry

January 2001June 2005 (4 years 6 months)

Developed and managed $32MM budget for the Military Circle branch. Responsible for management, operation and sales of banking products and services. Managed an eight member personnel team and provided quality leadership, training and guidance. Responsible for hiring, interviewing and training new employees. Performed annual personal development plans and monthly coaching of employees. Instructed and trained branch managers affected by the acquisition of merging institutions. Developed creative ways to improve the overall morale of employees and clients such as Client / Employee Appreciation Days. Promoted new business by participating in professional events and community affairs.

Chiniqua Watson's Education

Strayer University

MBA, Human Resources Management


Currently attending online classes

Chiniqua Watson's Additional Information

Groups and Associations:

Society of Human Resources Management Hampton Roads Chapter of Society of Human Resources Management

Honors and Awards:

Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

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