Yessica Gonzalez

Director, Global People Operations at Hopin - events without limits

Barcelona, ES


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How does this work?

HR professional experienced in creating the HR function, team & strategy in fast-paced tech companies, my main areas of expertise include recruitment, career development, planning and strategy, organizational culture, training and communication, events management, HR operations. Coach & mentor, promoting Diversity & Inclusion practices

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Hibob HRIS
Employee Engagement Software
Human Resources
Work experience

Feb 2021 - Present


Director, Global People Operations

Overseeing People Operations of our fully remote team globally. People Ops Global Mobility People Analytics

Apr 2020 - Present

Head of People & Culture

Events Without Limits Hopin is the first all-in-one live online events platform where attendees can learn, interact, and connect with people from anywhere in the world. Building the People Operations team - We are hiring!

Sep 2019 - Feb 2020

Head of People

CodeOp is a women-led coding school that supports the advancement of women, trans, and gender nonconforming individuals in tech. With campuses in Barcelona and Kuala Lumpur, we offer bootcamp-style courses in Full Stack Development and Big Data Engineering.

Oct 2018 - Sep 2019

Consultant - Career Coach

Collaborating with CodeOp in the career coaching conversations and sessions with the alumni. Connecting the alumni with technical companies around Barcelona. advising of diverse areas related to the HR field in tech companies.

Jun 2018 - Aug 2019

Talent & Development Director

Responsible for: -HR strategy -Implementation of a new HRIS and payroll provider -Engagement Survey, implementation and feedback. -Career coaching, 1:1s with all the team, feedback -Training plans and learning -Compensation and benefits, implementations and management of new benefits. -Payroll

Nov 2016 - Jun 2018

People Partner & Recruiter

Recruiting the best talent for the Customer Success team, headcount planning and follow-up, People Partner for the CS team, conducting checkpoints, 1:1s with the team, goals and career path review meetings with the new joiner and the manager, providing follow-up actions to feedback and engagement initiatives.

Jul 2015 - Nov 2016

Netcentric - Enterprise Web Excellence

Human Resources Specialist

Personnel administration, coordinate the payroll, coordinate with providers of benefits, manage private health insurance, On Boarding process, training and development, coaching supervisor, coordinate health and safety workshops and specific activities, internal communications.


Oct 2012 - Jun 2015

Schindler Group

HR Specialist

Responsible for Recruitment and Selection (search for candidates with Boolean techniques, job boards and social media, conduct interviews, salary offers, inductions, welcome package) Training (budget, logistics and providers), Development (performance review, career paths, succession plans, talent radar with the tool Success Factors), Personnel Administration (Headcount control, health/car insurance, contact with insurance brokers, keep employees records updated, create employees in SAP-HR) Corporate Communication (update news in the website, monthly internal newsletter, prepare/ send especial information), HR events and logistics, involved in Health and Safety training and activities.

May 2012 - Apr 2013

Nano Nino S.L.

Project Manager & Social Media

In charge of Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, company´s website, creating a blog. Create and manage content for the different platforms aligned with the company´s objectives and strategy. Metrics and analytic. Coordinate an IT project with the engineers in India, meet the milestones, contact with the client. Use of BASECAMP as a tool for the project coordination, testing and other activities.


Oct 2010 - Aug 2011

Huawei Technologies

Human Resources Assistant (Visa Management)

Personnel administration, coordinate the visa process, recruitment, On Boarding process, create and maintain employee files, internal communications.


Nov 2009 - Mar 2010


Internships in HR

Recruitment Selection and training area. Help in the different activities like candidates search, candidates data update, Assessment Centers and Induction organization, databases and files update, among other activities

Aug 2008 - Jun 2009

Centro de Diagnóstico Docente Las Mercedes

HR Assistant

Soporte en el área de nómina, cálculos de INCES, L.P.H, inscripciones y pagos al Seguro Social, entrevistas de selección y reclutamiento, archivo de documentos de los trabajadores, solicitudes de tarjetas de crédito para empleados, pagos de tickets de alimentación, cálculos diversos relacionados con las actividades de Recursos Humanos, manejo del sistema ADMINT SYSTEM.


2016 - 2017

UPF Barcelona School of Management

Programme in Executive and Personal Coaching, Coaching / Human Resources

2011 - 2012

Fundesem Business School

Master in Business Administration, Business Administration and Management, General

2005 - 2010

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello

Bachelor in Industrial Relationships, HR

2012 - 2012

Fundesem Business School

Diplomate in Social Media/ Community Management, Digital Marketing, Communications, Personal Branding

2018 - 2018

Institut Gestalt Barcelona

Practitioner Neurolinguistic Progamming (PNL), Human Resources Management and Services

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