Human Resource Leadership Resume
|Desired Industry: Human Resources
|Desired Job Location: los angeles, California
||Date Posted: 3/22/2010
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, 25-50%
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Dynamic, strategic, and progressive human resources professional with more than 15 years experience balancing corporate responsibility with the welfare of the employee. A proactive HR Business Partner and creative problem-solver. Skilled advisor to executive team on complex organizational and employee issues with a client consulting focus on engagement, retention, talent acquisition and development.
Various Companies (Present)
ThingFo.com (start up social media company), Flux (Advertising Agency), Pinkberry (Retail)
Provide direction and consultation on HR management systems, legal compliance, benefits administration, and best HR practices
Strategic HR business partner with organizational and talent development, employee relations, recruiting, and employee retention
Executive coaching and workforce planning
Vice President, Human Resources
Fox Broadcasting Co. (2006 ¡V 2008)
Entertainment Broadcast Network
Strategic business partner to executive leadership, including the President and Chairman.
Provided support, direction, and consultation to employees, managers, and executives in all areas of HR, from performance management, talent development, staffing/recruiting, compliance, and all employee relations¡¦ issues (450+ employees).
Responsible for workforce planning which resulted in over $1.4 million in salary savings while improving and expanding organizational effectiveness.
Created new organizational departments, including Digital Media, Brand Marketing, and Design resulting in significant organizational efficiencies, employee retention, and talent development.
Developed Rewards & Recognition programs for management and individual contributors.
Provided leadership for cultural shift from a heavily silo¡¦d, non-team-oriented, reactive environment to a better-integrated, more pro-active, cross-functional matrix¡¦d organization.
Business Partner, Human Resources
Yahoo Media Group (2005 ¡V 2006)
Content Development Division for various Yahoo Sites
HR business lead for 500+ matrix¡¦d employees and division executives.
Primary point of contact in investigation and resolution of complex personnel issues, such as employee grievances, sexual harassment, discrimination issues, and other work-related employee complaints and concerns.
Created a cross-functional Studios department that provided shared services and original content development for all digital media properties.
Partnered with recruiting and hiring manager to significantly improve recruiting results.
Devised and conducted division onboarding to complement corporate new hire process.
Evaluated company culture and provided recommendations on changes required to accomplish company goals and objectives for the division.
Provided staff development and leadership by partnering with business-unit management to inspire, motivate, and lead employee professional growth and development.
Director, Human Resources & Administration
Radar Entertainment (2001 ¡V 2005)
Multi-platform Media Company
Developed a new organizational model for a film development and production company that provided an overall annual budget savings of $500,000 while increasing the organization¡¦s ability to handle multi-million dollar projects.
Directed and provided guidance and direct support to management on performance issues, conflict resolution, employee misconduct, interviews, and terminations.
Managed HR issues associated with multiple business acquisitions while accomplishing a smooth transition and retention of all key personnel.
General Manager/Director, Human Resources & Administration
ArtistDirect Internet Group (non-formal merger with Radar 2003 ¡V 2005)
Online Music Content and E-Commerce Site
Restructured organizational business operations and staffing (recruited 80% of staff), resulting in more than $150,000 savings in payroll with increased productivity.
Developed new compensation strategies, including bonus and salary increase program design. Conducted job classification and salary analysis.
Managed IT department, including UNIX and Windows based network administration, web technology, telecom, and desktop support.
Responsible for employee relations, including performance evaluation, innovative personnel policies and procedures, and developing a dynamic (and readable) employee handbook.
Provided extensive coaching and counseling to employees and executives during a difficult and challenging business climate.
Manager of Administration & Human Resources
eToys (2000 ¡V 2001)
Online E-Commerce Site
Managed more than $750,000 administration budget that provided $150,000 in annual savings.
Created employee assistance resource program (EAR) that provided general employee assistance, improved employee relations, and enhanced the overall work environment.
Partnered with managers on effectively administering and leveraging rewards and recognition programs.
Recommended employee relations practices necessary to establish positive employer-employee relationships and promoted a high level of employee morale and motivation.
Partnered with managers with onboarding to ensure employee engagement and retention.
Provided communication on changes and updates on all HR programs, policies, benefits and compensation programs.
Project Managed relocation of corporate and customer service divisions (900+ employees), including the design and implementation of tenant improvements for a new 151,000 square foot facility.
Manager of Administration & Human Resources
Alesis Corporation (1995 ¡V 2000)
High Tech Engineering and Manufacturing Electronics Company
Managed a $500,000 administration budget for multiple locations.
Managed the recruitment process for exempt and nonexempt employees for all positions including entry to executive level; Conducted onboarding of all new hires.
Created ¡§Learning Environment¡¨ program to enrich and build employee management skills, measurable performance goals, and progressive coaching techniques.
Developed and administered programs, procedures, and policies to help align employees and management with the strategic goals of the company.
Managed relocation of corporate, warehouse, and engineering divisions, including design and implementation of tenant improvements and telecom. Managed 15+ cross-functional staff at multiple sites.
Ensured company compliance for all federal and state labor and legal requirements including Affirmative Action, EEO, ADA, Worker¡¦s Compensation, and EDD.
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
University of California, Santa Barbara
Workforce & Succession Planning
#1 Goal: To make a profound difference to a company's most valuable resource, People.
Specialties:Being Human. Able to see the forest for the trees.
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