Management and HR professional with over 5 years progressive HR business partner experience including recruitment, retention, training, benefits, compensation, HRIS development, employee relations and legal compliance. Self-motivated individual with strong communication, leadership skills, and a proven record of implementing and achieving project goals and objectives.
Recruitment & Retention
HR Project Management
Orientation & On-Boarding
Training & Development
HR Policies & Procedures
HR Generalist, 10/2014 to CurrentMGA Entertainment, Inc － Van Nuys
Sr. HR Specialist, 05/2013 to 09/2014MGA Entertainment, Inc. － Van Nuys
Increased employee morale by integrating paper-based employee survey system into online-based system resulting in 70% increase in employee response rate.
Head global implementation and training of web-based goal management and performance management system in 7 countries.
Development of management training seminars focused on manager-employee interaction.
Analysis, translation and presentation from reports generated through HRIS database.
Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues by conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations.
Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to senior management (coaching, counseling, career development and disciplinary action) across all client groups.
Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention decreasing turnover from 24% to 15% in a 12-month period.
Maintain in depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance by working closely with the Legal department and General Counsel.
Play pivotal role with full cycle recruiting, including writing job descriptions, scheduling/conducting interviews, making offers and report management.
Partner with Finance on forecasting and managing annual labor budgets across multiple client groups.
Responsible for employee inquiries on HR Policies and Procedures, payroll issues and other general employment issues.
Successfully negotiate and renegotiate contracts leading to $100,000 savings.
Creation of smoking cessation and meal break policies.
Development of an international cost-effective employee recognition program.
Coordinate terminations both voluntary and involuntary, exit processes, management consultations and conduct standard exit interviews.
Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
Work closely with payroll and finance in order to facilitate resolution of issues (paycheck disputes, I9 compliance, etc.).
California Pizza Kitchen www.cpk.com.
Regional HR Coordinator/Assistant General Manager, 04/2008 to 11/2012California Pizza Kitchen － Los Angeles
Successfully recruit and interview over 1000 employees through use of social media and career fairs.
Facilitate implementation of established policies and standards of performance.
Monitor regional HRIS SAP database and track employee promotions, compensations and benefits eligibility.
Decrease employee turnover by 50%, while increasing employee satisfaction by 20%.
Interpret and communicate HR policies including COBRA, ADA, EEO, FMLA, LOA, and OSHA to management and employees.
Monitor unemployment and employee benefits requests.
Field employee questions about COBRA policies and procedures.
Lead employee investigations and recommend appropriate solutions to address issues and mitigate corporate liability.
Implement and monitor annual employee performance evaluations.
Mentor and assist with training and onboarding over 500 employees for the region.
Facilitate quarterly training meetings for all trainers and management in region.
Maintain employee records including I-9 information, terminations, LOA, and other relevant documentation.
Bachelor of Arts:Political Science, International Relations,2008University of California － Los Angeles
Political Science with an emphasis in International Relations
Payroll/ADP HRB Workforce Now, Kenexa, SurveyMonkey, SuccessFactors, SAP, PeopleSoft, Lotus, MS Office suite of products