Oxford Who’s Who has inducted Karen Etter, into the highest Professional Distinction, “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition,” due to her outstanding contributions, achievements and expertise. Karen thrives on helping employees achieve their personal goals and to work effectively in groups. When employees appreciate the differences in team members and learn to work well together, they accomplish their carefully laid plans and hard-earned successes. Through Karen’s guidance, employees achieve their full potential. “I would like to continue to learn and grow in the Human Resources field and help other employees as I go. I am very passionate about people and Human Resources and look forward to being a part of the innovations that are happening every day in this field.” Karen Etter is one of the few special honorees inducted into the highest professional distinction based on her accomplishments years of service and credentials. Karen has an instinctive ability to keep exceeding exceptional goals and objectives and continuously strives for excellence. Karen Etter exemplifies high standards of professional performance with expert capabilities as well as proven and documented results. Oxford Who’s Who proudly endorses Karen Etter and all her future endeavors for she is truly an Iconic Force.
As the HRIS Manager/Senior HR Generalist of Arysta LifeScience, Karen is responsible for the management of the HRIS data system, including organization and maintenance of electronic records in accordance with the Company’s retention policy, Federal and State regulations. Karen develops customer reporting to meet the needs of company management and staff as well as Arysta Global Operations. She collaborates with corporate Payroll and HR teams on implementation of new processes through systems such as HRIS, applicant tracking system, performance and compensation system. Karen identifies training needs of end users and develops and delivers training as required. Karen is also responsible for employee relations, employee engagement, audits and the Arysta career website. Karen built herself from the ground up, reinventing herself and transitioned from the exciting world of public relations to the very rewarding field of Human Resources. In 2002, Karen started working for Fidelity Investments in Payroll and Human Resources and made the switch from PR to HR. It has been fifteen years and Karen has truly found her calling as an HR Professional. Currently, Karen works as the HRIS Manager/Senior HR Generalist of Arysta LifeScience, a Global Agrochemical company in Cary, NC. Karen works with employees to coach, teach, motivate and inspire, using her skills to foster team work and bring a positive work environment to fruition.