Senior Human Resources Business Partner who specializes in hiring and developing talent in highly competitive online businesses and shaping cultures with progressive people practices.
Agent – Realigned recruiting strategy to better develop talent pipeline
including building training program.
Business Partner – Managed strategic
communication plan to internal and external stakeholders, evaluated available
talent to determine fit to new structure, staffed new teams and effectively
managed the outplacement of impacted employees.
– Led annual performance management processes including training of employees
and managers on appraisal system and goals, managed the identified action plans
for top talent and low performers, and ensured complete documentation and
follow through. Using information gathered, built succession planning, change
initiatives and training programs.
DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE & CULTURE10/2012 to CurrentBusiness.com Media, IncSan Diego, CA
Created and maintained job descriptions for all employees, partnered with hiring managers to produce new positions.
Developed and executed recruitment strategy in a highly competitive employment market, placed more than 55 employees in 3.5 years.
Performed annual gap analysis and developed resource planning that aligned with business goals and within operating budgets.
Selected and integrated the companies first ATS, designed internal process and automated candidate flow, improving the candidate experience, storing valuable applicant data and organizing candidate pipeline.
Implemented hiring and selection strategy, incorporating a collaborative selection process with standardized rating criteria; trained management on interview process.
Developed scalable onboarding processes and personalized onboarding plans for all new hires, improving orientation experience and increasing employee productivity.
Partnered with key stakeholders to develop and execute a sales training strategy, reducing ramp period of new sales reps by an average of 2 months.
Partnered with CFO to introduce quarterly bonus incentive for non-commissioned employees which promoted high performance and execution of core business priorities.
Created and managed bi-annual employee feedback surveys, implementing programs and broad communications strategies to help drive employee engagement.
Obtained executive buy in to pivot from traditional ranking performance model to a progressive check in approach, tying employee objectives to core business priorities.
Introduced employee development plans including stretch assignments, cross-training, coaching and career progression which drove employee retention and engagement.
Maintained a diligent and discreet documentation process for any employee related issues.
Well trained and versed in state and federal employment laws serving as both the compliance officer for the business as well as the employee advocate.
Developed and rolled out Employee Handbook and non-harassment training for management and employees.
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER07/2007 to 09/2012CD Savoia, IncSan Diego, CA
Introduced policy on reviews and salary appraisals including: pay scale by position, salary adjustment criteria and record keeping requirements
Created an orientation process for all new hires contributing to higher retention rates specifically in entry level positions
Partnered with management to develop formal job descriptions for all employees
Developed employee Rewards and Recognition Program and provided management training Developed applicable Cal-OSHA, Injury & Illness Prevention and Workers Compensation Policies and provided training to staff and management
Processed all payroll weekly through Paychex Preview System