Vanessa G. Nelson
Expert Human Resources, LLC
Top 15 COSTLY Mistakes and How to Fix Them!
Thursday, Oct 15 2020 / 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Vanessa G. Nelson was born in Flint, Michigan; the second of 3 children raised by a single mother. Her upbringing was meager, but her mother always preached the importance of having integrity and keeping a good name. As her mother stated, “a good name is worth more than money”. Her mother also stressed the importance of obtaining a great education, being independent, and to "always treat others the way you want to be treated". Vanessa listened to her mother and lives by those words today.
Currently Vanessa is founder and President of award-winning Expert Human Resources (www.experthumanresources.com), which she founded in 2009 to help companies maintain employment law compliance, avoid workplace litigation, maximize human capital, create great teams, and reduce costs.
Vanessa is a results-oriented HR Professional with a unique background in business management, spanning over 35 years. She has successfully helped many organizations save millions of dollars via her HR consulting and expertise, which includes: HR audits, management training, workplace investigations, executive recruitments, compensation studies, management coaching, labor relations, policies and procedures. She also conducts seminars and speaks all over the United States.
Ms. Nelson is known to be relaxed and easy-going, but serious when it comes to improving organizations. She has worked with thousands of employers/clients, which include: McDonalds, Henry Ford College, The Disability Network, Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, Genesee County 911, Mass Transportation Authority, Bedford Public Schools, Pittsburg Public Schools, Old Newsboys, Genesee District Library, Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority, Valley Area Agency on Aging, Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services, Birch Run Township, Wheeler Trucking, and Level 11 Physical Therapy.
Vanessa is very involved in her community and is currently the President of Elite HR Professionals Association of Genesee County. Additionally, Vanessa is a Contract EEO Investigator for the Federal Government.
Vanessa is the author of 101 Costly HR Mistakes…and How to Fix Them! and also composed multiple E-books and workbooks, including: 7-Simple Steps to Conduct an HR Audit Today, Do-It-Yourself Employee Handbook, and How to Write Employee Documentation that Could Stand-Up in Court!
Academically, Vanessa achieved her Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management from Central Michigan University; the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) from Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM), and Certified Labor Relations Leader (CLRL) from Michigan State University (MSU). She also received her EEO Investigator certification from the National EEO Services organization.