Blanca Vega

Experienced and committed, performance-driven Business Professional.
  • Canoga Park, California
  • September 24, 2019

Committed, performance-driven and self-motivated Business Professional with fifteen plus years of experience in professional services. Database administration, project coordination, event planning, relationship-building and high-level customer service. Excellent written and verbal communication. Bilingual; English and Spanish (speak, write and read). Positive can-do attitude who does well under-pressure and a great team player.

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E-mail
blanca.vega323@gmail.com
Phone Number
323-397-8852

Education

Associate @ East Los Angeles College
Sep 1983 — Jun 1986
Liberal Arts

Experience

Recruitment Coordinator (contract) @ TrueBridge (former staffing company for The North Highland Company)
Apr 2013 — Feb 2014
 Coordinated face-to-face, phone, video interviews
 Managed candidate scheduling process through email/phone confirmations, cancellations
 Skilled at troubleshooting unforeseen last-minute changes in scheduling
 Database management
 I-9 verification
 Created and updated candidate-status reports for recruiting meetings
 Travel/lodging arrangements for candidates
 Expense reimbursement processing
Office Administrator @ Hitachi Consulting
Mar 2007 — Mar 2013
HR Office Partner- LA/OC Region
 Verified new hire I-9 documentation
 Briefed new hires on anti-harassment and drug-free workplace policies and follow-up mandatory training
 Conducted exit interviews, gathered and created reports for HR
 Supported annual performance management process
 Responded to general HR inquiries; LOA, benefits, transfers, policies and procedures, employment verifications
 Handled employee programs for region (births, anniversaries, employee recognition, etc.)
Office Administrator – LA/OC Region
 Initially hired as the Office Administrator for regional offices in LA and OC
 Managed daily operations for both offices
 Conducted and scheduled new hire orientations
 Sought and scheduled staff to deliver segments of new hire orientation
 Onboarded new hires
 Supported regional campus recruiting, communication, coordination/logistics, career fairs
 Maintained calendar of campus events
 Prepared materials/packets for on-site campus and office interview events
 Supported and fulfilled recruiting team’s needs for a successful interview day at office
 Planned and was main contact for off-site luncheon events for campus recruits
 Scheduled debrief meetings and prepped materials to review final list of campus recruits for recruiting team
 Coordinated travel arrangement (air, lodging and ground transportation)
 Handled expense reimbursement for C-suite executives
 Managed and processed invoicing for the offices
 Created transaction spreadsheet of charges for monthly expenses
 Event planning (internal and external needs)
 Assisted with new office relocation (handled deadlines, vendor invoicing, budget-maintenance, office furniture)
Project Specialist - Administrative @ University of Southern California
Jun 2005 — Aug 2006
 Provided assistance to Founder and Administration Staff with administrative functions
 Handled Founder’s hectic schedule, calendar, travel arrangements,
 Coordinated video/conference calls and arranged meetings
 Prepared and proofread documents for department-related projects
 Researched, gathered and organized information for office projects
 Recommended methods and processes for programs in existence and new ones
 Assisted others in preparation of projects and grant submittals
 Created and maintained databases for ongoing and completed projects for administration
 Conducted computer training as needed for staff
 Developed and maintained database for administration to adhere and meet project deadlines
 Attended department meetings and took meeting notes to distribute to staff
 Interacted with internal faculty and staff on various projects/events
 Offered office support to department with software/hardware equipment as necessary
HR Coordinator-Secretary @ Los Angeles Times
Oct 1989 — Jun 2005
Human Resources Specialist/Coordinator

 Maintained extensive database systems for employee core training
 Oversaw, managed and tracked company’s tuition reimbursement and scholarship programs for adherence and compliance
 Trained monthly and one-on-one basis, frontline employees on various software applications
 Interpreted HR company policies to employees as needed
 Assisted and managed files for Director of Workforce Development for succession planning
 Took part of in-house screening and interviewing of job applicants
 Recommended and communicated annual policy changes and procedures to employees on various programs that comply with company objectives
 Assisted in tracking systems for education, budget and participant enrollment in internal training sessions
 Maintained extensive database system of various programs/projects
 Created reports based on trends captured thru database system and program and employee feedback
 Consulted, recorded, tracked and recommended training options for management and staff
 Coordinated and supported in preparation of New Employee Orientation bi-weekly sessions
 Program administrator for Online E-learning tool for employees

Secretary II (Communications Dept.)

 Assisted the company’s spokesperson
 Scheduled meetings, appointments, travel arrangements, answered multi-line phones
 Composed correspondence, memos and presentations
 Processed invoices, expense reports, check requisition, purchasing transactions
 Event planning, catering, A/V equipment and miscellaneous arrangements
o Most notable was supporting the Gubernatorial Debate event on premise
o Continuos contact and supporting and guiding the various Media venues
o Assisted with budgeting, scheduling, parking, site selection, partnered w/speakers’ PR team
 Monitored and ordered supplies for office and special events

Secretary (Editorial Dept.)

 Provided administrative support to the department editorial staff
 Composed correspondence, memos, presentations
 Picked up and distributed mail on a daily basis
 Filed documents and maintained filing system
 Arranged travel and lodging
 Ordered office supplies and maintenance of office equipment
 Processed invoices, expense reports, check requisition, purchasing transactions
 Answered phones and address subscribers’ inquiries in a professional manner
 Prepped packages for delivery (UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.), received packages
 Attended department meetings and took meeting notes
 Performed duties as assigned
 Assisted and covered for other support administrative staff

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