Employee Relations Consultant at HSBC
- Norfolk, Virginia Area
- Human Resources
Chiniqua Watson's Overview
- Employee Relations Consultant at HSBC
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 2006 – Present (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
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Retail industry
July 2005 – September 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 2001 – June 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
MBA, Human Resources Management
2006 – 2009
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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