Please welcome our newest team member
Paula Dinwiddie is both a successful and personable Human Resources leader. Paula has over 25 years of Human Resources Generalist, Leadership, and Executive experience. Her expertise is in Change Management, Process Improvement, Employee Relations, Management Coaching, and establishing policies and procedures. She has worked for large firms, such as the Jack Eckerd Corporation (35,000 employees) to IBM PC Company (5,000 employees.) The start-up companies where Ms. Dinwiddie has worked, she has typically joined the firm(s) when she was the under 100th employee and has built these firms up to over 1,000 employees. Paula’s skills in establishing successful HR functions and team is well known. Recently, she established the HR function and led a start-up company through a successful IPO. She has implemented numerous programs, systems, and metrics for large companies, as well as the start-ups. Paula is known for building high performing teams and managing full life cycle Employee Engagement, from recruiting (both FTE to 1099 Contractors) to on-going training to coaching for success. Ms. Dinwiddie brings a level of HR service to any firm that builds teams within a firm who are loyal, hard-working, and enjoy their work.
Ms. Dinwiddie obtained two Master of Arts degrees from Tennessee Technological University and her Bachelor of Science degree from the same university. Ms. Dinwiddie has received education from the University of North Carolina (The Business of Human Resources) and from the University of Chicago (Human Capital Analytics: Using HR Metrics to Drive Results).
Aside from being the Human Resources “guru”, Ms. Dinwiddie volunteers on a HR Committee for a local community organization, has been interviewed on Performance Management article in Professional Management Magazine, is an active member of several professional HR organizations, and is certified in “Interaction Management” through DDI and “HR Management for Call Centers” through SHRM.