Bachelor of Science @
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
I am a mission-driven individual who thrives in a work environment where people collaborate to make a positive difference. I am a genuine team player and an organized leader with a passion for HR. I strongly believe in hard work and the idea that every day is a learning experience. And as much of a social media
I am a mission-driven individual who thrives in a work environment where people collaborate to make a positive difference. I am a genuine team player and an organized leader with a passion for HR. I strongly believe in hard work and the idea that every day is a learning experience. And as much of a social media enthusiast as I am, I am a bigger advocate for the human connection, which led me towards pursuing a career in Human Resources. I come from a diverse background and have had the opportunity to live in Sweden, Italy, and the UK. I have a passion for exploring different cultures and aspire to become a strategic HR leader in the Global workspace.
Specialties: HR Operations, Employee Self Service, Workday, Change Management, Training, Reporting, Process Improvement, Performance Management, Organizational Development, M&A Transactions, New Employee On-Boarding, Oracle Learning Management System, HRIS, I-9 Verification, Employment Verifications, Educational Benefit Programs, Testing Integrations, Recruiting, Jobvite, HR Shared Services Center model.
Aside from being passionate about HR, I love to travel, read, hike, and spend time with family and friends. I also enjoy playing tourist in my own city so I can explore all the amazing things the Bay Area has to offer!
HR Analyst @ Partnering and building strong relationships with all areas of the business to facilitate a positive
employee experience for all HR inquiries & issues.
Responsible for the day-to-day delivery of key business process including onboarding, employee
data management, payroll interaction, off boarding & core HR programs in line with set SLAs.
Workday and Oracle support for HRBPs, Managers, and all US & Canadian
employees, adding employee data to our databases & assisting with changes/questions.
Handling confidential and escalation cases from Senior Management & HRBPs.
Working cross-functionally daily with all key stakeholders (Finance, Payroll, Benefits, L&D,
Lead for HR projects & developing more streamlined business processes.
Sent to New York and Omaha offices as a team representative.
Working with HRBPs on Performance Review process.
Perform audits to determine data analomies, gaps or completeness & are compliant with SOX.
Participate in testing activities of transaction systems, reporting & integrations.
HR Associate - Dec 2013 - May 2014
Workday support for HRBPs, Managers, & all US & Canadian
Responded to daily general questions from employees, managers, & HRBPs.
Managed the processing of all terminations for US employees.
Managed large leave cases of varying types to include but not limited to: intermittent, maternity,
paternity, family care, short-term disability, & unpaid leaves that are often complex in nature and
ensure they are being handled according to policy as well as in accordance with
state & federal legislation.
Provided strategic guidance to Managers on leaves of absence, onboarding, compliance, internal
policies, HRIT systems, time keeping/tracking.
Ensured workflow and processes are followed to achieve business objectives &
operational efficiency. From December 2013 to Present (2 years 1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaRecruiting Coordinator @ Provided high level support to LinkedIn’s Recruiting team and Hiring Managers by scheduling
high touch meetings, candidate interviews and facilitated the interview process.
Partnered with Recruiters on improving the candidate experience.
Dedicated to ensuring an exceptional candidate experience from introduction to offer letter.
Supported multiple departments and client groups, focused on Engineering, G&A, & the
Global Sales organization.
Worked on process improvements for our team and side projects for management.
Trained all coworkers on supporting the G&A team and partook in interviews to grow the team.
Managed candidate on boarding process by creating and administering offer letters, coordinated
background checks and partnered with the HR Department. From February 2013 to December 2013 (11 months) San Francisco Bay AreaHR / Administrative Coordinator @ Supported staff of 500 + employees (in PA & Chicago HQ).
On boarded new employees every week including orientation and company tours.
I-9 documentation, off boarded employees, and answered general HR questions.
Aided the recruiting team in the interviewing process.
Event planned and organized, set up, and executed company wide events.
Scheduled/Coordinated meetings, events, bi-weekly happy hours. From June 2012 to February 2013 (9 months) San Francisco Bay AreaHuman Resource Intern @ Worked in Human Resource Management at three hospitals on the Central Coast.
Main Project - Re-designed and re-wrote their employee handbooks to unionize all three hospitals.
Coordinated meetings and scheduled interviews.
Greeted everyone who came into the HR office and provided customer service.
Learned HR practices and improved HR departments at three hospitals.
Participated in interviewing potential candidates for open positions.
Assembled new hire packets From July 2011 to December 2011 (6 months) San Luis Obispo, California AreaVisual Test & Evaluation Engineer @ Part of a team that tests software to address clients' engineering needs.
Tested and improved software for Ship and Air domains of Boeing software systems.
Used Java-based and Flex-based user interfaces.
Problem solved on a daily basis to improve the visual design of software.
Information Awareness Certified for US Department of Defense.
Identified bugs on programs and fixed them. From August 2009 to July 2011 (2 years) San Luis Obispo, California Area
Certificate, Human Resource Management @ UC BerkeleyBachelor of Science, Graphic Communications @ California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo From 2007 to 2011 Cal Poly Study Abroad Program London, UK @ Federation International Education From 2010 to 2010 Leora Shani is skilled in: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, People Skills, Marketing Communications, People-oriented, Graphic Design, Human Resources, Event Planning, Onboarding, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, Jobvite, Coordinating Schedules, Scheduling Management, Recruiting Coordination
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