The employer is an established professional services organization with 70+ people in Oakland, CA.
Manage all recruiting and hiring for the firm including student/intern recruiting.
Develop and direct the process for performance evaluations.
Handle discipline, warnings and termination. Oversee exit interviews.
Execute new employee on-boarding, including introductions, review firm policies/procedures and explanation/enrollment of firm benefits, mentor assignments and training.
Maintain personnel files. Keep information current on each employee's personal data, benefits, performance evaluations, CPE and professional development.
Maintain personnel manual in accordance with applicable employment laws and guidelines. Recommend policy changes/updates and stay current on all issues.
Communicate and administer employee benefits program. Recommend revisions to benefits package to stay competitive. Analyze benefit options and cost comparisons.
Develop and maintain job descriptions for the entire firm.
Develop and direct the mentor program for the firm.
Work directly with the partner group to review staffing levels and make recommendations for changes. Prepare cost forecasts for staffing.
Evaluate and monitor staffing capacity and backlogs utilizing firm software (XCM and Practice Management)
Perform analysis of human resources trends (e.g., turnover, hiring, promotions, performance, compensation) and collaborate with partners on revising and implementing policies and procedures to address them.
Coordinate the firm's training/CPE program.
Keep abreast of developments in the human resources field.
Ensure that the firm complies with labor laws
Develop strong working knowledge of firm software (XCM, Practice Management, Excel and Word)
Requires at least seven years of HR experience
Must be able to communicate clearly, concisely and with diplomacy
Prior experience in professional services is preferred.
High level of interpersonal skills and integrity; solid team player
Knowledge of best practices, HR laws, policies and procedures