HR Manager with 10-year background in employee management, hiring, training and benefits. Highly detail-oriented and organized.
10 Years of HR Generalist Experience
Areas of Experience
Benefit Budgeting, Design & Administration
Strategic Analysis & Planning
Training & Development
HR Shared Services Manager and Business PartnerSkywalker Properties Ltd., Skywalker Vineyards LLC., George Lucas Educational Foundation Edutopia.org & Lucas Education Research JAKS Productions LLC
and Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
Manages recruitment, orientation, development and training of workforce Manages employment process including creation of offer letters, paperwork flow, and database, creation of personnel files, record entries and status communication with management Manages and supports in the exit process including: conducting exit interviews, creating exit folders for outgoing employees, including paperwork preparation and dissemination, ensures paperwork is filed in personnel file, administering exit reports and weekly updates to data Administers performance management and pay-for-performance programs Identifies training and development needs across the organization.
Manage employee leaves according the leave laws (FMLA, PFL, Parenting etc.) and work closely with EDD and Payroll to ensure employees are paid correctly.
Creates schedules and manages tracking of leaves in HRIS system Serves as employee contact for questions and information requests on a day-to-day basis Conducts weekly meetings with assigned business units Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues.
Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations.
Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
02/2014 to Current
HR ManagerSkywalker Properties Ltd - San Francisco Nicasio, CA
03/2008 to 02/2014
Human Resources AssistantLewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLC - San Francisco, CA
Full service law firm, headquartered in Los Angeles, with 34 offices across the US - with more than 900 attorneys and 500 staff.
Department lead in HR report writing, creating SQL query templates, training HR staff in use of HRIS and report production.
Create, update and maintain employee records through our HRIS (Ceridian), including creating new hire records, processing rehires, departures, leaves of absence, and compensation changes.
Responsible for analyzing, collecting and maintaining HR metrics, providing reports and conducting audits.
Served as coordinator for a new online Sexual Harassment training program that was implemented firmwide.
Assist Benefits Manager with open enrollment, firm-wide medical reimbursement, monthly audits, and reporting.
Assist in the administration of the firm's 401(k) program, ensuring that each quarter all new eligible employees are informed of open-enrollment, directing 401(k) loans and withdrawals, and maintaining records for yearly auditing.
Assist payroll department in processing semi-monthly payroll.
Developed and managed vendor relationships for firm wide entertainment perk program, offering discounted tickets to theme parks, movies and other entertainment providers to employees.
02/2006 to 11/2008
Human Resources Generalist/Operations SupervisorIntelligent Enterprise - Garden Grove, CA
IT Managed Services consulting company.
Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all company personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains employee handbook and policies and procedures manual.
Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
Administers the compensation program; monitors the performance evaluation program and revises as necessary.
Performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment and communicating benefit information to employees.
Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt employees; conducts new-employee orientations; and develops job descriptions and job postings Handles employee relations counseling and exit interviewing.
Participates in administrative staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars to continue to understand the business Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals.
Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed.
Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
May 2016B.A: Leadership StudiesHumboldt State UniversityLeadership Studies
A.A: EnglishCerritos CollegeEnglish
Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) World at Work Total Rewards Association