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Applied HR Solutions, Inc.

Jointly applying HR best practices driven by YOUR business

Headquartered in Winston Salem, NC
Corky Clodfelter, CCP, President

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Corky Clodfelter brings over 22 years of business experience advising on and implementing a broad range of Human Resource issues while partnering with high level decision makers in consumer products, financial services, education, technology, privately owned service organizations, not-for–profit organizations, etc.  Some expertise includes HR Generalist accountabilities, HRIS, Compensation, Employee Relations, Employment Practices, Executive Compensation and HR Strategic Planning.  She has worked on a per hour basis, per project basis, a retained basis and handled activities performed by a seasoned HR Executive for a fraction of the cost.  She customizes the offering to best meet your business needs while allowing for growth.  She has experience with divestitures and with merger/acquisitions.  She is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and earned a BS in Computer Science Engineering from NC State University. 

 Clients Served

Corky has worked with clients whose organization size ranges from as small as less than 10 employees to as large as thousands of employees.  She has worked with for-profit companies and not-for-profit organizations.  She has worked with organizations that include:  technology, financial institutions, consumer products, service industry, manufacturing, education, textile, professional sports, engineering firms, health care, etc.   In addition, she has worked with all functional areas:  operations, information technology, engineering, distribution, procurement, quality assurance, finance, human resources, public relations, marketing, sales, operations, law, external relations, safety, education, etc.  See a list of our some of our clients here.

 Not-For-Profit Experience

Corky has over 14 years experience with not-for-profit organizations.  She has provided strategic HR Oversight, HR Generalist, Employee Relations, Employment Practices, Compensation, HRIS and numerous HR activities for not-for-profit organizations.  She has served on numerous boards of directors and held the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Chair-personnel Committee, etc.  She has written many Employee Handbooks, conducted customized employee surveys, conducted customized salary surveys and performed compensation studies for not-for-profit organizations.  She has experience with benefit vendor selection and benefit implementation.

 Information Technology Industry Experience

  • 20 + years experience in IT or HR oversight of IT function
  • Key Business Partner at a strategic level across multiple functional areas
  • Implemented/implementing compensation best practices specific to IT professionals within tight budget constraints while supporting company culture, mission and strategic objectives
  • Achieved less than 1% attrition within IT positions in years leading to Year 2000 by implementing unique compensation and employee attraction/retention techniques that were later presented at user conferences
  • Led multiple implementations of Human Resource/Payroll Systems, including Web based systems