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Jacky So

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Data-Driven Communications Director + Action-Oriented HR Business Partner | STEM Organizational Development & Higher Ed

About Me

Hi, I'm Jacky!

*15+ years as Driven point of contact influence in Leadership

*7+ years in proactive HR end-to-end coordination among business leaders to build relationships

*Passionate Scientist: Applied Research & Data Analysis in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, Statistics (STEM)

*Efficient and effective writer, flexible tone.

*Professionally Trilingual (English, French, Khmer)

*Location is a variable. Love to travel. Go-getter. Self-motivated. Friendly. Charismatic.

*Confidence and gravitas to handle very senior people and get to the root cause of any problem.

*Exceptionally patient, Excellent mentor for Learning and Development.

*Love public speaking & delivering presentations, training, orientation.

Industries I Write About

Biotechnology

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Consumer Electronics

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Human Resources

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Marketing & Advertising

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Research

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My Writing Samples

Studying the Effects of Hormonal Withdrawal on Prostate Cancer Progression

Academic-level drafting & writing: Drafted a working graduate Thesis (Quantitative Research Project) 18,150% more efficiently than the average graduate student (submitted in 2 days, properly formatted, compared to the standard 12 months).

http://digitalcommons.pcom.edu/biome d/128

What is Hep B?

Created a website for medical student organization in Philadelphia. Topics covered outreach, events, foreign language, information, etc.

http://www.phillyapamsa.com/2016/01/what-is-hep-b.html

Infograph: Advantages of Being Left-Handed/Ambidextrous

Created an infograph to celebrate lefties and ambidextrous people.

https://jackyso.wordpress.com/2015/08/30/advantages-of-being-left-handedambidextrous/

Tech Gadget: Bluetooth Speaker Lights

Review and description of functional bluetooth speaker LED lightbulbs.

http://www.snobbyhippy.com/2017/02/tech-review-bluetooth-speaker-lights.html

Learn French: Cheat sheet

Created a cheat sheet and video for beginner French phrases and pronunciation.

http://www.snobbyhippy.com/2015/09/easy-french-learn-french-cheat-sheet.html

10 Ways Growing Up 1st Generation Helps You Understand People Better

Celebrating common attributes found in people who identify as first generation (parents immigrated).

https://jackyso.wordpress.com/2015/08/26/10-ways-growing-up-1st-generation-helps-you-understand-people-better/

Lab Research Life Schedule

Documenting project updates in ways to share with others, sometimes involving tutorials and step-by-step methods.

http://www.snobbyhippy.com/2016/06/lab-diary-day-3-4.html

Try Napping to Boost Memory: Why Naps Work

Originally posted on snobbyhippy.com, tips for academics and professionals to use napping for memory consolidation.

http://www.so-arneson.com/2017/02/try-naps-to-boost-memory-before-exams.html

Experience

President, Communications Director, HR Talent Management Coordinator, Editor

● Drive strategic change​ ​and organizational effectiveness: Influence 97% program retention rate, compared with 70% before (Internal Communications Manager, Public Affairs Recruiter, Workforce Planning). ● Led program to record-breaking​ department averages (84.5-92%, vs. 72-80% before) on Analytical medical school-styled exams for Problem Solving Skills by coaching senior business leaders with thought leadership for e-learning initiatives, recruiting, outreach, Learning and Development. ● Managed 2,500 employee records with 100% accuracy​ ​(end-to-end project management, people operations coordinator, cross-functional team leadership).

Company: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

I worked there from 9/2014 until 8/2016

Product Marketing Manager & Strategy Business Partner to Chairman during Client Management M&A

● Integrate employee data​, people operations, performance management on API platforms & technical services for $2M nursing staffing business ● Improved Digital Marketing Strategy growth​ for Communication Channels: +400% mentions, +3104.3% unique weekly reach in product marketing to build relationships with external audiences pre Acquisition

Company: BrightStar Care of Orange County

I worked there from 1/2013 until 4/2013

​Events Coordinator & Marketing Assistant, Employee Relations Strategic Partner, Business Planning Mentor

● Proactively review and analyze​ ​succession planning & organizational change: Increase staff efficiency by 1100%, reduce turnover from 10 to 1 leaders leaving, & improve employee relations via proactive mediation in 100% office conflicts (11-12), recruit partnerships, talent, leadership development. ● Oversaw Leadership Recruiting, Hiring & Orientation programs​: 100 new employees, managed 80% of workforce, talent management, talent acquisition. ● Partner with clients and HR colleagues​, Director, staffing, engineering and technology: End-to-end Project Management 38 events/year (max: 40,000 ppl) ● Influence organizational change​: Coaching & Creating direct point of contact Product Management for 600 organizations, increasing performance management 2300%, Diversity And Inclusion efforts by 740%, finance budget ROI 185+% (collaboration budget management 1⁄5 of $1.5M).

Company: Associated Students of UCI

I worked there from 9/2005 until 6/2010

Biomedical Ethics Academic Coordinator/Teaching Assistant

Writing and Editing ​6 original weekly lesson plans for 50 passionate students, Content Creation Strategy: 2 Public Presentations per week.

Company: UCI

I worked there from 6/2007 until 6/2009

CXO Administrative Business Partner, First Intern, Recruiter (HR Specialist-Sourcing Supply Chain)

● Project management​ during company’s high-growth transition into $9.5M Editorial fashion label: Develop HR systems and Design organizational planning, increase office efficiency by 60%, Human Resources recruiting & staffing 200%.

Company: BB Dakota

I worked there from 6/2007 until 12/2009

Content I Write