Thomas Skoog

Freelance HR Manager & Finance Freelancer

Location:United States
2 Skills
Thomas Russel Skoog
2413 39th Street
Missoula, MT 59803
Mobile: 406-868-2894


OBJECTIVE: Professional employment in Human Resources


J Dub’s Welding 06/2011-Present
Couer d’Alene, ID US

HR Director Hours per week: 75+

Duties performed include:

• Development of HR Department. Administration of benefits. Advise owner in area of employment laws, EEO/ADA.

Cedar Post Rubs 03/2010-Present
Great Falls, MT US

Co-Founder Hours per week: Varied

Duties performed include:

• Founding and overseeing continuing operations of Cedar Post Rubs.

Safeway, Inc. 10/2008-06/2010
Missoula, MT US

Montana District Hours per week: 40+
Employment Coordinator

Duties performed included:

• Coordinated activities of In-Store Recruiters (ISR) for each store such that store hiring needs were met in a timely manner, record keeping was properly maintained and reports were accurately completed in a timely manner
• Monitored and placed job orders on Virtual Edge High Volume hiring program, provided feedback to ISR and operations
• Developed and coordinated the hiring action plans for remodels and new store openings with retail management
• Trained and monitored performance of all district ISR’s
• Tracked and ensured all on boarding programs were taking place in the district.
• Managed the job posting program for the district
• Established, maintained and fostered relationships with employment referral sources (High Schools, Colleges, Non-Profit & Minority Agencies, Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies and counselors)
• Coordinated recruitment efforts (i.e. Job Fairs, presentations, etc.)
• Coordinated advertisements in newspapers, with agencies, community based organization, schools, colleges, universities
• Developed and initiated programs to fill retail openings
• Scheduled on-site interviews throughout the district, including evening/weekend hiring hours
• Communicated with District, store managers and ISR’s as needed
• Identified, initiated and developed programs to improve employment programs in the district
• Hiring and recruitment focusing on a balanced workforce and meeting the Diversity goals for the district
• Supported and implemented Safeway's Strategic Diversity Initiative
• Administrative reporting to include; hiring vs. turnover numbers, EEO Applicant/Hire documentation, month end reports
• Knowledge of all retail position requirements/Safeway benefits/Career opportunities
• Compliance with all employment laws and Company policies
• Selected, trained and scheduled back-up employment coordinator

Loenbro Enterprises, Inc. 7/2006 - 7/2007
Sun River, MT

Human Resources Director

Duties performed included: Hours per week: 40+

• Administered all benefits for employees
• Performed recruitment and termination duties
• Frequent use of MS Office programs as well as payroll programs
• Established a uniform company handbook for employees
• National Center for Construction Education and Research Administrator
• Responsible for conflict resolution, grievance procedures and implementing the rules in the company handbook
• Conducted regular drug testing with DISA to ensure company was in compliance with job site regulations

United States Marine Corps 4/1996 - 4/2000

Marine Rifleman

• Completed USMC Recruit Training
• Lance Corporal
• Fire Team Leader
• Honorable Discharge
• Good Conduct Medal
• Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
• Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
• Marine Corps Institute Course-Leading Marines
University of Montana
Missoula, Montana US
Bachelor's Degree – 05/2010

Major: Business Administration-Finance

Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications:
Business Law, Computer Modeling, Statistics, Business Finance, Management and Organizational Behavior, Systems and Operations, Marketing Principles, Personal Financial Planning and Investments, Quantitative Business Applications, Investments, Financial Management I, Multinational Financial Management and Accounting, Financial Markets, Financial Management II, Banking, Ethics, Small Business Management/Strategic Planning, Marketing Communications

University of Montana-Western
Dillon, Montana US
College Coursework Completed
43 Semester Hours
Major: Business Administration

Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications:
Intro to Computers, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Probability and Linear Math, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics.
Skills (2) Rating
HR Management