MY RESUME

tech savvy - people focused - hungry to learn

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NEAL HOOPER

MHR/MBA Candidate at Utah State University | Seeking People Operations Internship for Summer 2018

 

Helping others reach their potential through principles of drive and effective mentoring. That is my goal.

EDUCATION

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, Logan, UT

• Master of Business Administration Apr 2019

• Master of Human Resource Management Dec 2018

• Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration Aug 2017

 

LDS Business College, Salt Lake City, UT

• Associate of Science, Accounting, LDS Business College, Apr 2012

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Web and Graphic Designer - Hooper Dev, Remote Sep 2016 – Present

• Designed 10 responsive and mobile friendly websites for clients

• Reduced web design delivery time by 45% through revamped client intake process using Google Forms, and WordPress Plugins

•  Launched "Pineapple Facts" through effective project management and graphic design
 

HR Intern - Sunshine Terrace, Logan, UT Apr 2017 – Present

• Conducted market research on business needs and features for performance evaluation

• Designed, developed, and deployed performance evaluation system to enhance employee engagement

• Planned, shot, and edited video to aid with recruiting efforts and cultural initiatives
 

Talent Development Manager - Play Theory, Logan, UT Apr 2017 – Present

• Built learning and development strategy and 3 unique curriculums to serve a variety of participants using principles of applied improv

• Created, initiated, and managed user portal on website to train and provide resources to facilitators

• Conducted training needs analysis using market research techniques and Microsoft Excel
 

HR and Operations Coordinator - Liquid Capital Partners, Logan, UT Jan 2017 – Apr 2017

• Recruited for 3 crucial positions using talent acquisition strategy by conducting thorough job analyses

• Reduced lead generation time by 25% through streamlining processes and reducing waste

• Using Wix and WordPress platforms managed and designed website resulting in 18% traffic increase

• Managed payment process of freelance workers through deployment of HR payroll software
 

Director of Student Leadership - LDS Business College, Salt Lake City, UT Aug 2013 – Aug 2016

• Appointed, trained, and managed over 400 volunteers and employees

• Designed, deployed, and oversaw Peer Mentor Program at LDS Business College resulting in 25% increased retention and 42% increased online course success

• Overhauled new student orientation, resulting in 50% cost reduction and 30% increase in net promoter score

• Awarded “Best of State – Business Seminar Training” in 2016 for career development conferences
 

Instructional Designer - FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, UT May 2012 – Aug 2013

• Produced department-wide training for Salesforce (CRM) implementation including 5 PowerPoints, 5 participant guides, instructor’s guides, and 27 step by step instruction documents

• Maintained over 20 different online surveys using Qualtrics to track customer satisfaction with course content

• Created 10 international HTML pages for a FamilySearch.org newsletter (using Adobe Dreamweaver)
 

Workshop Facilitator - Play Theory, Salt Lake City, UT Aug 2011 - Present

• Facilitated interpersonal communications workshops to over 250 participants with net promoter score of 82%

• Oversaw management, development, leadership and training for professional and community training sessions to promote communication and leadership skills

• Facilitated over 50 workshops for organizations throughout Utah and California
 

Recruiter - LDS Business College, Salt Lake City, UT Jan 2012 – May 2012

• Traveled to local high schools in Utah and held info sessions resulting in 102 student enrollments

• Prepared 2 video presentations to explain unique mission and culture of LDS Business College

• Retrieved student information and statistics to target message and maximize recruiting efforts
 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

• Humanitarian Trip Leader, HEFY, Merida, Mexico Feb 2017 – Aug 2017

• Volunteer and Speaker Host, CrossRoads HR and OpEx Conferences, Logan, UT Oct 2016 – Feb 2017

• Spanish-speaking Service Volunteer in San Jose, Costa Rica May 2008 – May 2010

• Board Member, University Neighborhood Partners Aug 2013 – Aug 2016
 

SKILLS

• R

• RapidMiner

• WorkDay

• SQL

• Jobvite

• PeopleSoft

• Photoshop

• Premiere

• HTML

• SalesForce

• Excel

• PowerPoint