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Human Resources Manager

Location:
Woodland Hills, CA, California, 91302, United States
Posted:
March 27, 2011

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DIANA ZWEIN

**** ****** ***** • Calabasas, California 91302

818-***-****

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST

Exceptional human resources professional with legal education and strong communication and negotiation skills. Employee development manager who maintains morale while creating positive work environments that are compliant with all labor and state regulations.

• Dynamic best practices manager with demonstrated acumen for advising clients and corporations and oversees proper human resources practices.

• Employee relations and mediation/negotiation expert adapt at managing regulatory compliance and employee-related risk.

• Team leader and team builder who aligns staff goals with corporate objectives.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Human Resources: Policy and procedure development, client management, executive coaching on HR issues.

Legal Support: Negotiations, regulatory compliance, best practices, employee manual development.

Employee Relations: Coaching, mentoring, career counseling, hiring/termination, orientation, benefits administration, morale programs.

Benefits Administration: Benefits oversight, benefits overview meetings.

PROFESSIONAL SYNOPSIS

Oven Baked Dreams, Calabasas, California • 2009 – Present

Founder: Create, market and distribute healthy treats and snacks sold on E Bay, Worked as vendor for fundraisers, non-profit events and parties. Interim entrepreneurial endeavor taken on during economic downturn.

PROSERVICE, Agoura Hills, California • 2008-2009

Professional Employment Organization.

Human Resources Coordinator: Provide human resources expertise to 500 employees. Oversaw all employee relations, policies, labor laws, and company policies/procedures compliance. Directed HR hotline and new hire processing. Coordinated with legal team to provide legal responses that complied with California law. Worked with California Chamber of Commerce in Sacramento and their legal staff to ensure company compliance. Wrote job offers and held orientations for new hires. Directed all benefits administration. Maintained current knowledge of HR laws/regulations.

• Saved thousands for clients by providing expert consultation on HR compliance and updating their policies/procedures.

• Wrote customized employee handbooks for clients and developed policies/procedures for each company.

• Authored client newsletters to update them on California HR law change.

EDUCATION

Juris Doctorate Law Degree ● National University School of Law, San Diego, California

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science • University of California, Los Angeles, California

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

Temps Plus, Sales Representative, New Home Sales • 2007-2008

Young Realtors, Realtor, Sales Associate • 2002-2007

Real Estate Temps, Sales Representative, New Home Sales • 2000-2002

Century 21, Realtor, Sales Associate • 1999-2000

Zwein-Hines Investigators, Assistant Insurance Investigator • 1995-1999

INTERNSHIPS

Political Affairs Foreign Service Officer/Political Diplomat Intern: US State Department/ US Embassy, Australia- reported on political events of Australian Government. Interviewed Australian Senators and Officials, members of Australian Parliament and local leaders on current events; compiled report reports for US Government on legal issues, Human Rights issues, minority issues and High Court decisions.

Law Clerk: Aaronson-Plosker Solicitors, London England- Represented clients in court and in police investigations as acting solicitor, took depositions of prisoners and clients in office and in prisons; prepared and filed motions and orders, assisted Head Solicitor and Head Barrister in mass murder trial before the British High Court.

Legislative Assistant Intern: US Representative re: 28th District- Congressman Howard Berman. US House of Representatives, Washington DC. Researched and recommended action on proposed bill accommodating a possible war hero resulting in congressional compliance; resolved constituent problems, briefed congressman on hearings, attended hearings and briefings, attended and reported on meetings to the congressman.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Human Resources Assistant Certification ● Realtor, California Board of Realtors ● Trained Mediator

AFFILIATIONS

PIHRA Association- Member of Board of Directors • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International



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