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Business Partner - HR in Reno, NV at PODS

Date Posted: 8/18/2018

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Job Description


PODS Enterprises LLC, a leader in the moving and storage industry, is growing. We are currently seeking a Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to support our newly created Sales & Service Center in Reno, Nevada.

The HRBP will be responsible for performing a variety of activities for the Sales & Service Center function from responding to employee needs, to preparing for potential crises, to developing the next generation of leaders. There are four roles that this position must play; a strategic partner, operations manager, emergency responder and employee mediator. In addition, this position is the internal voice and communicator to all employees. To be successful, this position must be respected by the business, focus on measurement and communication of HR policy, fix problems when they arise and manage through the conflicts and politics that arise in the organization.


Emergency Responder Activities

  • Prepare for a variety of emergency situations, quickly respond to complaints, quickly respond to line manger questions, respond to employee and manager needs. Maintain consistent actions across the organization by initiating, coordinating and enforcing human resource policies and procedures; obtain senior management buy-in on new programs. Identifies legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting Human Resources function (g., OSHA, EEO, TEFRA, ERISA, Workers’ Compensation, Unemployment, Wage & Hour).


Employee Mediator Activities

  • Manage competing personalities in the organization, manage conflict between employees and managers, respond to organizational changes, resolve political problems in the execution of business plans. Keeps the organization Union Free by keeping the employees engaged. Resolve issues quickly and provide a voice for all employees.


Operations Manager Activities

  • Assess employee attitudes, communicate organizational culture to employees, communicate policies and procedures to employees, ensure HR programs are aligned with culture, keeping the business units and functions updated on HR initiatives, track trends in employee Safeguard personnel records by establishing, entering, controlling, and storing records; maintaining employee confidentiality.


Strategic Partner Activities

  • Respond to changing needs, develop the next generation of leaders, identify critical HR metrics, identify new business strategies, identify talent issues before they affect the business, prioritize across HR needs, redesign structures around strategic objectives and understand the talent needs of the Contribute to the organization’s effectiveness by offering information and opinions to the Managers and Supervisors. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing professional networks; benchmarking state of the art practices; participating in professional societies.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements



  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • 5+ years of experience in HR with a strong history of professional progression
  • Proven track record of successfully partnering with business partners to promote and sustain an associate focused culture
  • Ability to provide efficient and effective resolution to employee relations challenges
  • Strong knowledge of HR policy and procedure
  • Prior experience working in a contact center is preferred
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills


Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.




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