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People Operations Consultant

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Senior HR Consultant

SF Bay Area


Director of People

June 2015 to March 2017

San Francisco Bay Area

UniversityNow, Inc.

Head of HR

February 2014 to June 2015

San Francisco Bay Area

Kim Ko's Education

UC Davis

Political Science, Minor in Communication

2000 to 2004

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Helping early stage startups define their People Strategy, build a strong HR foundation from scratch including processes, onboarding, benefits, policies, employee handbook, recruiting & scaling, and culture & employee relations while ensuring compliance. My mission is to help companies identify their people concerns and work together on finding the best solution for establishing a challenging, creative, fun,...

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Senior HR Consultant @ Self-employed Helping early stage startups define their People Strategy, build a strong HR foundation from scratch including processes, onboarding, benefits, policies, employee handbook, recruiting & scaling, and culture & employee relations while ensuring compliance. My mission is to help companies identify their people concerns and work together on finding the best solution for establishing a challenging, creative, fun, and rewarding work environment for their team.We spend over 50% of our day working, let's make that part exciting together! SF Bay AreaDirector of People @ Shyp Shyp is Amazing! Trusted business partner and advisor, working hand in hand with Shyp's CEO and COO to execute strategic HR plans that will further business goals. Collaborate with Finance and other Departmental leaders to create clear process and alignment across the organization. Ensure all HR policies and practices are followed properly and compliance with Federal/State laws and that our employees are supported and enjoying their jobs.Accomplishments: W2 Conversion, Transition of PEO, RIFs, Organization Restructure, HR Implementations: HRIS & Payroll, 401K, Equity Platform, ORK platform, Employee Benefits, Peak Planning, Compliance, Policies, Employee Handbook, Performance Management, Compensation, Manager Training, Employee Recognition, Employee Harassment & Discrimination Training, and more.• People Ops Strategy• Employee issues, Coaching, Arbitration, Strategic Planning, Compliance• Organizational Planning and Productivity• Budgeting• Performance Management• Contract negotiations• HR/Benefit Strategy• HR Implementations• Immigration Process• Recruiting From June 2015 to March 2017 (1 year 10 months) San Francisco Bay AreaHead of HR @ UniversityNow, Inc. Serve as Head of HR for UniversityNow/Patten University/New Charter University; Oversee day-to-day HR Operations; Serve as analyst/advisor to the Executive team on time sensitive and priority issues; coordinate special projects, planning & project development including problem solving; Serve as liaison between HR and key internal and external constituencies. Perform other duties as assigned. (3 office locations plus Remote employees)• Voice of the People while working with Execs to keep values aligned with business strategy• Produce and Execute all offer letters and contracts on behalf of the company.• Maintain and manage the internal process for classification, reclassification and salary structure for classified and management positions.• Identify, develop and implement improvements in HRIS processes and procedures as the Company scales.• Planning and management of activities related to employee benefits.• Creating and Implementing policies around PTO, Maternity/Paternity Leave, Jury Duty, etc• Development/implementation of staff development programs, including training and performance management.• Communicate (Orally and Written) with internal and external constituents regarding HR Operations, projects, policies and procedures.• Research HR legal matters, consult with legal counsel and compile information as requested by VP of HR.• Coaching employees on HR related issues.• Onboarding/Offboarding employees.• Manage Company Intranet• Manage Facilities: Office Moves, Decor, Vendor relationships, etc From February 2014 to June 2015 (1 year 5 months) San Francisco Bay AreaExecutive Assistant to Founder and COO @ TaskRabbit Taskrabbit is Awesome!• Proven ability to manage multiple projects, events and deadlines.• Event coordination: plan internal and external company events and off-sites.• Strategically prioritize and coordinate professional and personal schedules.• Heavy domestic and international travel coordination: flights, hotels, transportation, dining.• Board Liaison: correspond with Board to schedule meetings, arrange travel, expense reports, create and edit board decks, print materials, and set up board meetings.• Email management: respond or delegate email responses accordingly for CEO and COO.• Responsible for calendar management: Coordinate internal and external meetings including but not limited to Exec meetings, team meetings, all hands, off sites, and 1:1's in different time zones.• Prepare and submit expense reports in a timely manner.• Ability to handle extremely confidential information.Contributions and Accomplishments:• Supported the HR team in our company realignment plan and execution, this included assisting with laying off 30% of the company’s employees. • Created an expense policy to control expenses across the team. •Assisted in creating an Onboarding and Offboarding process• Supported the office manager to cultivate our company culture by implementing a culture ambassador program and quarterly award who best embody our company values.• Researched and negotiated contracts for food supplies for the office.• Team Event Planning: sourcing venues/vendors, negotiating rates and terms. • Mentor and coach employees on how to communicate better with their managers and resolve issues as they arise.• Built and maintained relationships with employees to keep a pulse of how everyone is doing so that I can report back to the Exec team.• Learning and Development; ensured that all employees completed the MiddlePath communication training and assessed their performance during training. From March 2012 to February 2014 (2 years) San Francisco Bay AreaHR Operations Manager @ Wikia Inc Contributions & Accomplishments• Built the HR foundation from scratch; Help grow the company from 25 to 250+ employees• Fostered an environment around building strong working relationships across the organization• Streamlined Onboarding and Offboarding Process• Partnered with CFO to ensure timely submission of all employee expense reports and customer invoicing• Managed HR & Facilities team to create a fun work environment• Partnered with CEO and Leadership team on Strategy around Retention and Recruiting• Lead culture initiatives to maintain employee happiness and engagement• Voice of Employees and main point of contact for staff, contractors, legal counsel, and vendors• Employee Conflict Resolution & Mediation• Reviewed annual benefits and perks structure and made recommendations to CEO• Created policies and Employee Handbook• Designed and implemented Performance Management process• Manager and Employee Coaching• Budgeting for HR & Facilities initiatives• Immigration Management• Equity Management• Prepared and delivered HR related correspondences to the team• Redesigned and expanded office infrastructure• RIF and Organization Restructure From May 2010 to March 2012 (1 year 11 months) HR Operations Manager @ Zeff Capital Partners I January 2006 – July 2009 - Full-timeJuly 2009 - April 2011 - Part-time Consulting WorkAccomplishments & Contributions• Supported founder of small cap hedge fund and supervised administrative staff and analysts• Managed Administrative & Facilities team• Created Onboarding and Offboarding Process• Implemented performance management process• Employee Coaching and Mediation• Payroll (Paychex) & Accounting (using Quickbooks)• Maintained and updated marketing presentation and performance reports• Assisted CEO in drafting correspondence, quarterly letters, and monthly performance reports for investors• First point of contact for employees including investor & client relations, managed client inquiries, subscriptions, redemptions, & special requests• Monitored and responsible for SEC Filing compliance requirements and coordination with lawyers and filers• Checked trades daily, handled trade allocations, and deal with trade breaks• Maintained investor database, notes, statements and tax information on Excel • Helped reduce operational costs for the Fund; negotiated prices for corporate accounts and etc• Event planning for the company • Managed Employee Benefits & Perks•RIF and Shutting down the business From January 2006 to April 2011 (5 years 4 months) San Francisco, CAFacilities Manager @ Lolapps • Ensure office is operated and maintained in a professional manner • Approve Facility expenses, invoices and implement company policies• Serve as primary point of contact for everything pertaining to Facilities: Landlords, Contractors, Employees• Build/Manage relationships with vendors and business associates: Setup corporate accounts & negotiate terms• Order/Track inventory for Food, Office supplies and Equipment• Assist Exec Team with general support tasks: Scheduling Meetings, Calendaring, Booking travel arrangements•Commuter Check Program: Setup, Maintain, Order, and Distribute• Calendaring events and Meetings for companywide events• Assist Controller with coding accounts, organizing receipts, and tracking company credit card expenses• Created system to track & manage employee benefit system: Meal Cards and Game Cards• Maintain contracts, administrative documents and accounting files• Manage onboarding process for new hires• Event Planning: Meetups, Lunches, and companywide trips • Greet visitors, answer telephone, distribute incoming/outgoing mail and receive deliveries• Work on Special Projects as needed From August 2009 to March 2010 (8 months) San Francisco, CAHR Operations Manager @ Century 21 Alpha Realty/A-1 Properties HR Operations Manager January 2004 - January 2006 • Supported a very busy residential broker, handled all email correspondences• Created on boarding and offboarding process• Managed admin team and real estate agents• Created employee handbook and policies• Created and Lead training for real estate agents• Responsible for maintaining all business accounting: Performed A/P and A/R duties• Assisted in writing contracts and disclosures; Implemented systems to improve smooth transactions• Event Planning for Broker and client appreciation program• Made travel arrangements and managed calendar in Outlook • Managed and updated client tracking database• Maintained client’s escrow files• Was liaison between Realtors, Office, Escrow officers and Clients• Coordinated and produced all monthly Marketing and Advertising• Held Open Houses and Showed Property for Clients From January 2004 to January 2006 (2 years 1 month) Napa, CA

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