CHRS, Human Resources Management @
University of California, Irvine
Accomplished HR leader with over 12 years of progressive, diverse and broad-based HR experience in a variety of industries and organizational structures. Proven track record of top results in human resources management in both complex, highly regulated companies and start-up & emerging business environments. Uniquely qualified business partner able to provide strategic direction and executive coaching to
Accomplished HR leader with over 12 years of progressive, diverse and broad-based HR experience in a variety of industries and organizational structures. Proven track record of top results in human resources management in both complex, highly regulated companies and start-up & emerging business environments. Uniquely qualified business partner able to provide strategic direction and executive coaching to senior leadership to achieve business goals. Equally as effective leading teams to execute HR fundamentals. Balances an intense drive for results with a focus on teamwork, people development and inspirational leadership. Leverages education and experience to readily connect with diverse teams to achieve customer-focused outcomes and superior business partnership relationships. Recognized for learning agility and ability to design, implement and lead change effectively. Plan to continue to pursue a career with increasing responsibility in HR Leadership and General Management.
Specialties: HR Leadership: Line HR Processes and Procedures (merit, succession management, reorganizations, ER)•Career Development •Executive Onboarding• Organizational Design and Effectiveness • Performance Based Culture Processes •Merger and Acquisitions •Change Management • Diversity and Inclusion
HR Manager @ From February 2015 to Present (7 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaHR Consultant (contract) @ From September 2014 to January 2015 (5 months) Greater Los Angeles AreaDirector of Human Resources @ Campus Explorer is a rapidly growing internet start-up located in Santa Monica, CA, that is dedicated to building the web's premier college search and resource site. Campus Explorer offers students a suite of interactive, personalized services that enable them to be more organized and informed during their college searches. Member of the Senior Management team. Designed and implemented new HR strategies and process improvements for a rapidly expanding organization. Assessed initial HR programs as well as redesigned compensation and benefits package to increase competitiveness and enhance workforce recruitment and retention. • Developed and implemented numerous HR programs and policies applicable to a complex, matrix environment. • Selected and administered comprehensive benefit program, ensuring a balance of cost-containment to the company, and value to the employee. • Management of risk, to include D&O; E&O; Work Comp; PNC; ERISA and Fiduciary responsibilities. • Crafted comprehensive compensation plans for Software Engineers, Sr. Sales & Business Development professionals. • Crafted a comprehensive performance management feedback plan, driving emphasis on communication and accountability, and tying performance to the business plan. • Spearheaded strategic planning meetings and organizational improvement meetings. • Served as project manager in the selection, implementation and training of company-wide CRM based HRIS, Payroll & time and attendance application utilized in a matrix, professional services environment. From March 2014 to September 2014 (7 months) Santa Monica, CaliforniaHuman Resources Manager @ Velocify is a market-leading provider of cloud-based intelligent sales software, designed for high-velocity sales environments. Velocify helps sales teams keep pace with the speed of opportunity and improve conversion rates by driving rapid lead response, increased selling discipline, improved productivity, and actionable selling insights. The company has helped more than 1,500 companies across a variety of industries improve customer acquisition practices and sales performance. Velocify was recently recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in North America by Deloitte and a Best Place to Work by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Recruited to create the HR function and introduce best practices into operation while managing all HR and facilities-related functions for this successful technology start-up company. Works with senior management to create HR policies and procedures; create and administer group benefits databases; and develop orientation, training and incentive programs. Manage leave-of-absence programs and personnel records; administer benefits enrollment and programs; administer HR budget; and handle HR generalist workplace issues. From October 2012 to March 2014 (1 year 6 months) el segundo, caLead HR Generalist @ Member of the Senior Management team. Proposed and implemented processes, activities and programs for employee relations, performance management administration, employment, and affirmative action. Managed leaves of absence, including short/long term disability, FMLA, CFRA, PDL and worker’s compensation. Supported 350 employees regarding benefits, employee relations, compensation, policy interpretation, and training. Coordinated and supported the recruitment and on-boarding process, including pre-employment screenings, offer letters, and new hire orientation. From December 2011 to October 2012 (11 months) el segundo, caHuman Resources Specialist @ Functioned as the company point of contact for HR report/data requests and served as HR “Super User” for all HR reporting tools and technologies. Provided support for compliance programs and processes. Partnered with IT to provide business support for specific HR tools and technologies. Primary administrator for all Performance Evaluations and entry of data into Kronos system; Executed and supported company with scheduled reports and queries using Kronos; Supported compliance programs with data, testing, and documentation; Performed audits and controls to ensure compliance and integrity of HR data; facilitated the Leave's of Absence process; provided subject matter expertise for HR System implementations and enhancements to include documentation, implementation, testing, and training; Provided support for functional HR application related issues; Maintained and delivered HR Reporting and Systems training to the HR team; Provided HR support for the three (3) unions active at the Hospital (i.e. Performance Evaluations, Pay Differentials, Terminations, Reinstatement's, etc.). From January 2011 to December 2011 (1 year) Valencia, CAHuman Resources Coordinator @ Administered a broad range of HR functions for 2900+ employees worldwide, served as Leave of Absence administrator for all US locations, HRIS database administration and reporting, compliance training development and administration worldwide, ETP administration, HR policy development and current policy maintenance, maintained and developed HR page on company intranet, conduct employee orientation, and staff development programs. From May 2009 to January 2011 (1 year 9 months) Burbank, CAHuman Resources Representative @ Member of the Senior Management team. Managed a broad range of HR functions for 500+ employees (1 person HR Department), benefits/401(k) plan enrollment and administration, HRIS database administration, personnel file management, HR policy development and current policy maintenance, leave of absence administration, compliance training, performance management, employee screening/hiring/orientation, employee relations and staff training/development programs. From July 2008 to March 2009 (9 months) Huntington Beach, CAHuman Resources Coordinator @ Managed all office functions for surgery center. Served as the human resources representative, handling all HR issues for the Los Angeles office including benefits administration, payroll, background checks, offer letters, jobsite safety and OSHA compliance, and confidential personnel file management. Conducted new hire orientation for contracted employees, administered management goals and objectives including the development, recommendation and implementation of personnel policies and procedures (OSHA, HIPAA). From October 2003 to June 2008 (4 years 9 months) Los Angeles, CA
MLIS, Information Science, Graduated with honors @ University of North Texas From 2009 to 2011 CHRS, Human Resources Management @ University of California, Irvine From 2008 to 2009 B.A, Sociology @ California State University-Northridge From 2006 to 2007 Joanna Hoggan, MLIS, CHRS is skilled in: Benefits Administration, FMLA, Human Resources, EEO, FLSA, Americans with..., Public Records, HRIS, Employee Relations, Policy, Training, Leave of Absence, Deferred Compensation, HR Policies, Onboarding, Project Management, Succession Planning, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Affirmative Action, Personnel Management, Payroll, Taleo, Employee Benefits, Performance Appraisal, Organizational..., New Hire Orientations, Employment Law, Recruiting, Applicant Tracking..., Open Enrollment, Management, System Administration, Employee Engagement, Workforce Planning, Background Checks, College Recruiting, Labor Relations, Employee Handbooks, Process Improvement, Performance Management, Sourcing, ADA compliance, ADP Payroll, Internet Recruiting, Kronos, Job Descriptions, Benefits Negotiation, Compensation & Benefit, Compensation
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