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Jean L. Seawright, CMC

Jean L. Seawright, CMC

140 N. Park Avenue, Suite 250
Winter Park, Florida 32789

Phone(407) 645-2433
Fax (407) 645-3923

Website www.seawright.com
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Jean Seawright, CMC is a highly professional expert, consultant, speaker, and author in HR, negligent hiring, negligent retention, discrimination, harassment, FMLA/FLSA/ADA/Title VII, policies and procedures, performance management, internal investigations, compensation, overtime, regulatory compliance, and general human resources. Since 1987, Ms. Seawright has provided expert HR advice and consultation to thousands of businesses in multiple industries across the nation.

Services

Ms. Jean Seawright offers the following services:

• Expert Witness Case Analysis, Reports, Depositions, and Trial Testimony for Plaintiffs and Defendants
• Professional HR Consultation and Advice on HR Issues Ranging From Hiring to Terminating Employees
• Professional Speaker at State and National Conferences
• Employee Handbook Development
• Charge of Discrimination Representation
• HR Audits
• Hiring Systems and Hire Processes
• Background Checks
• Performance Management Systems
• Compensation Plans
• Internal investigations
• Background Checks
• Sexual Harassment Avoidance
• EEOC, Title VII, ADA, FMLA, and FLSA Compliance
• Salary and Benefit Surveys
• Management Training
• Employee Retention
• Job Profiles and Job Descriptions
• Policies and Procedures


Litigation Support Services

Ms. Seawright is available for case analysis, case theory evaluation, expert witness reports, depositions, and trial testimony, and analysis of other experts' testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Policies and Procedures (Employee Handbooks), Performance Management, Internal Investigations, Compensation, Personnel Decisions, Employment Regulations (EEOC, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, ADEA, and others).

Profile

As an HR management consultant since 1987, Ms. Seawright has provided professional HR consultation services and advice to business owners, CEOs, boards, and HR leaders across the nation. She has consulted with organizations of all sizes, including for-profit, non-profit, public, and publicly traded companies, creating essential human resource infrastructure and helping position organizations for future growth and development. She has owned and operated the HR management consulting firm, Seawright & Associates, since 1996.

Her consultation practice has focused on a variety of HR-related engagements such as daily HR consultation and advisory, regulatory compliance, HR risk management, employee handbook/policy development, hiring standards/systems/processes, background checks, internal investigations (including harassment), performance management programs, management training and development, compensation plan design, job descriptions and job profiles, employee opinion surveys, organizational development, and others. Ms. Seawright has represented clients before the U.S. Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, state human rights commissions, various state unemployment compensation divisions, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and other regulatory agencies. She has published numerous articles in the field of human resources and frequently presents at national and state conventions and trade association conferences. In 1999, Ms. Seawright also wrote and published The Employment Genieฎ, a comprehensive hiring, coaching, and termination system for businesses.

Ms. Seawright received her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Florida in 1986. In 2000, she earned the CMC (Certified Management Consultant) designation, credentialed by the Institute of Management Consultants. The CMC designation is the preeminent mark of competency, knowledge, and professionalism in the management consulting industry. Less than one percent of all consultants have achieved this level of performance.

Consulting Practice

All States

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Professional Experience

Since 1987, Ms. Seawright has provided professional HR consultation and advice to thousands of businesses nationwide. She has consulted with organizations of all sizes in a multitude of industries including for-profit, public, non-profit, and publicly traded companies. She has owned and operated the HR management consulting firm, Seawright & Associates, since 1996. Ms. Seawright is a professional speaker, the author of numerous articles in the field of HR, and the author of "The Employment Genie," an exclusive hiring, coaching, and termination system for businesses. Ms. Seawright's technical compliance knowledge and speaking skills coupled with her vast multi-state, multi-industry HR management consultation experience provides her with a unique expertise in the field of HR.


Licenses

Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Institute of Management Consultants, 2000


Legal Experience & Services

A list of expert witness experience including case and firm names is available upon request.


Affiliations

Institute of Managements Consultants, USA (IMC)
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
National Speakers’ Association (NSA)
Society for the Advancement of Consulting (SAC)
WorldatWork (formerly American Compensation Association)
National Association of Female Executives
Board Member, Goodwill Industries of Central Florida, Inc.
Board Member and Governing Body Member, ATHENA PowerLink
Chairman's Council and Former Board Member, Winter Park Chamber of Commerce


Qualifications

BS, Chemistry, University of Florida, 1986
College of Dentistry, University of Florida, 1986
Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Institute of Management Consultants, 2000
HR Management Consultant since 1987
Owner of Seawright & Associates since 1996
Author and Speaker in the Field of HR since 1987


Seminars & Training

An extensive list of presentations is available upon request and includes topics such as the following:

Smart People Hire Smart
Managing Multiple Generations
The Shifting Labor & Employment Law Landscape
Positioning Your Business to Meet the Top 5 HR Challenges of 2013
Ten Things Every Leader Must Know About HR
Compensating Employees Legally and Effectively
Performance Development
Hot Topics in the HR Trenches
Your Employee Handbook: Friend or Foe?
Sexual Harassment; It's About Respect
Minimizing the Risk in Terminations
Much More!


Publications

An extensive list of publications is available upon request and includes topics such as the following:

- Terminating Employees
- Coaching Employees
- Employee Handbooks
- Background Checks
- Reference Checks
- Trust in the Workplace
- Ethics in the Workplace
- Compensation Employees
- Performance Evaluations
- Interviewing Candidates
- Much More!


Professional References

A list of references from highly-regarded organizations who have relied upon Ms. Seawright for consultation, advice, and HR projects is available upon request. A list of expert witness experience including case and firm names is also available upon request.


Education

BS, Chemistry, University of Florida, 1986
College of Dentistry, University of Florida, 1986
Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Institute of Management Consultants, 2000





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