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Tess Smagorinsky | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 8, 2015

Tess Smagorinsky

   United States
  |   Oakland, CA

Overview

Helping people is my thing. While my background has spanned from large-scale event planning to high-end client management, I'm currently looking to change the way that people think about HR, customer support and how to explore your career in the most thoughtful and intentional way possible.

I've recruited, directed HR, supported clients and customers, planned events, fixed surveys, sung opera and balanced trays of heavy, precarious items in just one hand. And on the more serious side, my areas of expertise are forming and nurturing...

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Research
Training
Recruiting
Social Media
Leadership
Strategy
Customer Support
Interviews
Manage Client Relationships
Human Resources

Employment

Zenefits
Client Support HR Specialist
2014 - Present
Shine On Coaching
Coach / Founder / CEO / Ladyboss
2014 - Present
What if nothing stood in the way of where you are RIGHT now - at this very moment - and achieving true greatness? Hereís a hint: nothing does. Itís all in your head. Youíre really freaking great...
Exponent Partners
HR Operations Manager
2014 - 2014
Took on all HR and recruiting responsibilities for an amazing B corporation.
Stork (formerly Romotive)
People Operations Manager
2013 - 2014
At Romotive, I was in charge of all people operations-related responsibilities, spanning human resources, all full-cycle recruiting and office management. I made sure that all of the humans...
Google
Sourcing Data Specialist
2012 - 2013
Spent my days scouring the internet, near and far, to find the magical developers who (usually) stop google.com from going down. Also, supported testing, quality assurance and research for all...
SurveyGizmo
Training Coordinator
2012 - 2012
Our customers wanted to learn how to better and more effectively use SurveyGizmo, so I created, taught and coordinated classes, programs and conferences to let them do that. It was pretty awesome.
SurveyGizmo
Dedicated Support Manager
2011 - 2012
If you were a SurveyGizmo customer, and you were kind of a baller, and you needed help, you called me. And I helped you. We probably talked on the phone, or sent emails to each other. And it was...
SurveyGizmo
Customer Hero
2010 - 2011
I started out in Customer Support, answering phones and emails like a boss. I was voted Rookie of the Quarter, Q1 2011, for serious excellence and also sense of humor-ness. I also held...
Wesleyan University
Events Assistant, University Relations
2009 - 2010
Planned major events for alumni and parents along with a tiny, amazing team of three other ladies. We coordinated 3 and 4-day weekends involving 150-250 events, and they were crazy and wonderful....
Goodspeed Musicals
Group Sales and Education Intern
2009 - 2009
Wrote incredibly awesome lesson plans for kids who were (unfortunately) given homework for attending the theater. Also, assisted with large group bookings and printed out lots of laser-printed labels.
Wesleyan University
Tour Guide/Office Assistant, Office of Admissions
2006 - 2008
I once gave a tour to Sigourney Weaver, and she told me it was great. So, I think that's pretty much all you need to know.

Education

Wesleyan University
B.A.
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