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Hr Assistant

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
April 30, 2019

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MBA (Human Resource)

+1-437-***-**** Toronto, Ontario Email: Summary

Experienced HR Professional with hands on experience in Core HR functions including talent acquisition, on-boarding, employee engagement, performance reviews and appraisals, payroll and talent management. Possess excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills along with quick learning ability.

Professional competence

Well versed with SAP HRIS

Excellent knowledge of all HR Procedures

MS Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint and others)

Ability to work independently as well as in a team and prioritize work

Quick and ardent learner

Organized, analytical and detail-oriented

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Qualifications

MBA (Human Resources)

Ahmedabad University

BA (Psychology)

Gujarat University

Apr 2011

June 2009

Recent Activities & Volunteer Work Sep 2016 – Mar 2019

Between the Covers – Book Club: Co-Founded a book club in Jeddah in September 2016 by bringing together a group of book lovers. We met monthly to discuss a new book.

Blogging: Wrote about my travel travails on my personal blog

“” since April 2017. The blog is mainly about places in Saudi Arabia. Since I am also extremely passionate about my cooking skills, there is a small part of the blog dedicated to recipes.

Pathways Jeddah: Monthly columnist since November 2017 with the women-only website wherein I wrote book reviews under “Exploring Books with M”. Experience

Green City Compound, Riyadh Apr 2013 – Apr 2015

HR & Operations Manager

Green City Compound is one the leading Residential Compounds in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Compound has 200+ residential units hosting around 5-600 residents. My responsibility was to oversee various departments to ensure the compound operations run smoothly.

Managed and administered payroll for the staff.

Handled recruitment as well as appraisals and bonus for the staff.

Generated ad hoc management reports.

Prepared all documentations such as appointment letters, address proofs, lease agreements, rent invoices, quotations, invitations and various notices.

First point of contact for any queries or requests from employees and residents as well as consular and corporate clientele.

Reduced brokerage cost by 20% by negotiating with real estate brokers.

Oversaw handover of each of the residential units as well as proper checkout once the lease ends.

Handled all aspects of business development including negotiating with potential corporate clients, embassies and individuals.

Secured multiple contracts from embassies, corporates and individuals alike.

Managed hotel bookings for the hotel suites available in the Compound. Gateway TechnoLabs Pvt. Ltd., Ahmedabad

May 2011 – Oct 2012

HR Assistant

Gateway Group of Companies is a global technology services, product engineering and outsourcing company with 1000+ employees globally. Responsible for all general HR practices right from on-boarding to appraisals, payroll and exit formalities and being the first point of contact for all employees.

Prepared new recruit kits, handled orientation and training of new recruits.

Updated and maintained employee records both electronically and on paper.

Conducted reference checks

Issuance of Offer letters, Appointment letters, Increment/Promotion letters, Address Proofs, Experience letters and any others required.

Tracked probationary and notice periods and acted accordingly.

Worked with and assisted the Director – HR & Operations.

Handled payroll and updated salary details.

First point of contact for all HR and payroll related queries.

Reduced appraisal delays by almost 40% by improving efficiency.

Actively assisted the company obtain ISO 9001 certification.

Handled talent acquisition as well as campus recruitment.

Conducted exit formalities.

Created various ad hoc reports and data analysis as and when required.

Conducted various employee engagement programs and competitions.

Assisted in the CSR related initiatives like clothes distribution, blood donation etc. . Azure Knowledge Corporation, Ahmedabad

Worked as an Intern for 8-weeks of Summer Internship Program during MBA AKC is a leading provider of market research services. It is a preferred service provider as compared to other BPO’s in the same market. It specializes in researches and support services outsourcing solutions to clients.

Worked on the project titled “Competitive Analysis of Recruitment Procedure, Recruitment Cost and Compensation Offer” wherein I did a survey of the above aspects by getting data from rival BPO’s.

Collected data about the employee retention programs that the other BPO’s implemented as compared to Azure.

Learnt about IVR Blast, recruitment procedures, cold calling and interviewing.

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