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Human Resource Management

Fremont, California, United States
February 14, 2018

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Sonal Vashist


Seeking growth in my HR Career of 7 yrs so as to become a successful HR professional and be a value addition to a growth oriented organisation


Recruitment Talent Management Change Management

Compensation Strategic Designing Planning & Implementation of HR policies and practices

Compliance Handling Employee Relations Employee Grievance Handling

Payroll Processing Performance Management Exit Management CAREER SNAPSHOT

MBA(Regular) with dual specialization in HR & Marketing

Able administrator with 7 years of experience in Recruitments, manpower development, Human Resource Management and HR operations.

Last worked with Nagarro Software Pvt Ltd., Gurgaon(India) as Associate Lead-Payroll and Disengagement since Dec-15 till Aug’17.

Highly self-motivated, a go getter and able to achieve common goals and business objectives.

Well developed interpersonal & communication skills, having dealt with vendors and familiar with all forms of communications at all hierarchical levels in the organization.

An effective communicator with good presentation skills, strong analytical, problem solving, negotiation skills and a go getter.

Possess the skills of Multitasking and time management both at same time, under work pressure.


Nagarro Software Pvt Ltd ( India) December 2015– August 2017 Associate Lead-Payroll and Disengagement

Preparing salary master of new joinees which includes offered salaries, leave input, reimbursements,advances, loans, professional tax adjustments etc.

Sending the salary master after validation for payout to Finance department.

Reviewing F&F input before sending it to finance. Ensuring proper disengagement of the employee.

Assisting in resolving payroll queries of the employees through internal Kayako query tracker.

HR analytics which include preparing MIS for finance, salary comparisons etc.

Streamlining the existing processes through HR analytics.

Pine Labs Pvt Ltd( India) November 2011 – November 2015 Assistant Manager- Human Resource

Recruitment, Selection And Induction:

Responsible for recruiting the candidates of various skills set as per the project specifications.

Sourcing candidates for the requirement through job sites, references/networking, head- hunting/mapping, existing database.

Coordinating interviews and assisting managers with hiring procedures.

Salary negotiation, offer release and post offer follow up with the offered candidates.

Taking care of pre-joining and post-joining background checks on the offered candidates.

On-Boarding, providing joining kits, arranging infrastructure in coordination with IT.

Document-processing and coordination with bank for salary account. Releasing appointment letter post salary restructuring.

Inducting new joinees to give them an overview of the HR processes at the time of joining. Organising induction program to let new joinees get an insight of the organization and the products.

Profiles hired for:-JAVA/J2EE,,C++,C#,DBA,SQL Developer, Testing profiles, Customer support etc.

HR Administration and Exit Process

Support in finalising of annual medical claim policy & renewal. Coordination between Vendors (Medical Claim) Vs Employees at emergency needs. Tracking claims to closure and handling communication with employees

Maintenance and update of employee database & manual filing systems as and when required.

Issuing of letters viz. offer letters / appointment letters / relieving letter / recognition letter / experience letters/appraisal letter etc.

Initiating employee retention on resignation. If not possible, acquainting the employee with exit policy and the notice period.

Ensure that all payments are put on hold till F&F.

On last day of working, ensuring all accesses have been blocked. Coordinating clearance from all departments. Post that conducting exit interview.

Send the input of the exit employee to finance department for full & final settlement and ensuring that the same is done within

stipulated timeline.

Payroll Management

Keeping a track of all advance and loan requests of the employees.

Salary restructuring as per employee need for tax saving.

Preparing salary master of new joinees which includes offered salaries, leave input, reimbursements,advances, loans, professional tax adjustments etc.

Sending the salary master after validation for payout to Finance department.

Monitoring contract renewals on monthly basis and releasing the contracts accordingly.

Preparing payout sheets of contractual employees and sending for payout to finance department.

Performance Management

The appraisal forms circulated to all BU Heads.

Ensure to collect ratings of every team member from respective BU head. Back end calculations derived from performance parameters.

Assisted VP-HR in defining the hike depending upon performance ratings and company growth rate.

Employee Engagement and Employee Grievance handling

Sending birthday and anniversary mails daily giving the flowers and gift vouchers on the special days.

Celebrating birthdays every Friday.

Organising various quizzes and competitions for engaging more and more employees. For pan India employees organizing quiz mailers and online competition.

On various occasions like Diwali, holi etc. organising various fun events and team engaging activities.

Interacting with the employees on day to day basis so as to build a relation with them wherein they feel free to share their thoughts about the organisation and its future growth.

Having one on one sessions with the employees to resolve their issues in stipulated time period.

Compliance Handling

Ensuring timely payment of provident fund and employee professional taxes.

Filing quarterly returns and monitoring compliance related to gratuity and maternity.

Coordinating with vendor for on time compliance execution.

Careerist Management Consultants (India) August 2010 – November 2011 Executive-Human Resource

Recruitment, Selection and Induction

Understanding staffing needs & job specifications.

Sourcing profiles through different channels such as Job Portals, Internal Database, Placement Consultants, and Employee Referrals.

Performing reference checks on potential employees.

HR Operations

Issuing of letters, viz. offer letters / appointment letters / relieving letter / recognition letter / experience letters etc.

Maintenance of Personnel Records, viz. offers, appointments, confirmations, increments, salaries, attendance & leave records etc.

Responsible for Joining Formalities and Induction of new joinee’s.

All backend entries and updating the database on regular basis.

Maintenance of employee files.

Compensation Management

Assisting in payroll.

Responsible for coordination of exit and full & final settlement.

Taking exit interviews.


Appreciated by top management for my work in Pine Labs.

Got back to back promotion consecutively for 3 years in Pine Labs.

Participated in State - Level Debate Competition and received applauds.

Event Organizer and host at college level & organized various events like ‘Informative Seminars, Annual Functions etc.

Participated in State- Level dance and drama competitions till college and was awarded the best performer.


MBA (HR & Marketing)-2010 from Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India

B.Sc (Biotech)-2008 from Punjab University, Chandigarh, India


Name : Sonal Vashist

Gender : Female

Marital Status : Married

Languages Known : English, Hindi, and Punjabi.

Passport Details : Having a valid Indian Passport

Hobbies : Interacting with people, Passionate for Dance and travelling. I do hereby declare that the Information furnished by me is correct and to the best of my knowledge. Signature : Sonal Vashist

Place: Fremont, CA

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