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I have over 20 years of experience in Management, spanning mulitiple industries, but always in start-up or high growth organizations. Enjoy fast paced, high engagement, and collaborative environments where there is the opportunity to have an impact on the overall direction and success of the company. Currently co-owner of Sierra Kombucha, a privately held producer tea that is fermented with probiotic culture and mixed with organic juice.
The Sierra Kombucha Company is dedicated to making and distributing high quality, handcrafted Kombucha using organic ingredients - no additives, no fillers...just real kombucha and a bit of organic juice. Please contact me for information on our products, distribution, or participation in special events. www.sierrakombucha.com, Margaret@sierrakombucha.com
Joingo is a growing, fast-moving company that enjoys a leadership position with first-to-market competitive advantages in the mobile marketing world. The company is led by a proven management team of experts in mobile technology. We are building a team of talented, energetic, and passionate individuals with the ability to innovate in our goal to be the leader in Mobile Solutions. Our goal is to provide each team member with a challenging set of problems to solve, authority to make decisions, rewards based upon results, and fun along the way. If you thrive on taking ownership of your work and pushing the limits on creating and delivering state of the art products consider Joingos career opportunities. Please feel free to send me a message to start a conversation.
Responsible for all areas of Human Resource Management, for 150 employee engineering company including benefits, recruiting, employee relations, safety and workers compensation, FMLA, ADA, AA, EEO, reviews and compensation. Communicated policies and procedures, to managers and employees including information on benefits, compensation, leave of absence provisions, disciplinary actions, employee performance, terminations, and training. Coached managers on resolving employee issues and performance evaluations. Heavy emphasis on recruiting for Mechanical Engineers, Administration and support staff.
Created and posted jobs in multiple U.S. regions, utilizing internet job posting sites and job fairs. Worked closely with multiple managers in sourcing, screening, interviewing and selecting quality applicants. During first four months of employment, we successfully hired fifty employees for positions including Software Engineers, Systems Engineers, Systems Trainers, SAP specialists, and Technical Writers. In this capacity I worked from my home office with occasional travel
HR Advisor for Tribal Consortium providing education and social services throughout Central California. Developed, implemented and trained client staff on strategic recruiting strategies including a targeted nationwide marketing campaign which led to hiring over 150 employees with a 90% Indian preference hiring rate; Developed and implemented staff development and training programs for all levels of employees, including complete planning and execution of two multi-day, off-site staff training/development retreats for all staff; Collaborated with department managers to create job descriptions, salary levels, and salary classifications for newly created positions (approximately 50 management and non-management); created all HR policy and procedures manuals, HR process manuals, HR forms, and work flow processes; Conducted management training in the areas of identifying personnel needs, hiring, interviewing, employee motivation and goal setting, performance management, and effective disciplinary techniques; Advised the HR Director and consulted with legal counsel on employee relations issues, grievances and other legal issues. Coordinated two highly successful community job fairs in partnership with the community employers. Developed relationships and collaborative partnerships with community businesses, social service organizations, school districts and other OVCDC program management.
Development of comprehensive training/development programs for newly hired through management employees for former employer (CLP).
Developed course materials, selected supporting activities and delivered instruction for a graduate Human Resource class entitled "Social and Technological Change"
Taught courses in Business Math, Economics, and Human Resources.
Reviewed and coached managers on monthly performance reports and profitability issues. Supported all HR activity and audits in all West Coast offices through regular telephone interaction and monthly site visits. Coached and trained branch managers on all aspects of human resources management in order to minimize risks and maximize performance and profitability. Worked directly with legal counsel on preventative measures and other legal issues. Developed comprehensive Injury and Illness Prevention program and corresponding best practices in the areas of recruitment and selection, staff relation initiatives, compensation, and an aggressive safety training program which resulted in a dramatic decrease in the frequency and severity of workers compensation claims, unemployment claims, and turnover, allowing the company to use bottom line cost savings to increase profitability and market share. Responsible for departmental budget and staff of three