Travelling, music, literature, reading, dancing, are her favorite hobbies.
Karen has 26 years of work experience. Her main areas of competencies are Communications, Training & Development and Strategic Human Resources Management. Her competencies are being client focused, goal directed and people oriented. Convinced that communication, trust and teamwork influence in the management process. Her ability to communicate trustworthiness and committal to the human extent has helped her to complete multiple efforts she has been involved with, undertaking responsibility and dedication in its execution. Performance, autonomy, technical competence, skills and alignment with business goals are her key factors for success; giving support and contribution to international companies’ business objectives and cultural plans.
Her Human Resources - Training & Development experience has been gained through construction and engineering multinationals such as Fluor Daniel, Bechtel and Hatch Chile, coordinating events and seminars in various areas of importance, bringing facilitators to the country, sourcing within universities and companies, organizing events and lectures, sending invitation letters or e-mails, coordinating logistics, and certificates submission in different areas of expertise such as geology and mining, sustainability and environmental issues, mineral processing, hydrometallurgy, maintenance, automation, and human resources, raising an international network of Knowledge Management exchange; promoting training and development processes based in learning experiences, career development and strategic management. She also initiated the Information Research Centre in Hatch Chile, keeping track of standards, books and proceedings
Aug 2003 - Present
Chile Hub Lead - Learning & Development
Hatch Ingenieros y Consultores Ltda.
1988 - 2000
Human Resources Specialist
Karen worked with the HRIS (Human Resources International System) feeding Local, Global and RegionalLevel). Processing information data such as Global Bechtel Opportunities Administration System–Intranet software that administrates candidates. Global Bechtel Curricula Administration, looking for up-dateddata within the identification of those employees with key company technical abilities and experience to fill the specific positions requested. Also had participation in the Personnel Hiring Process:Managing Requisitions Review and Personnel Actions Notifications elaborationpertaining to the submittal of a Work Contract. Employment conditions Review by project, both national andSouth Latin America Region.
Worked with Personnel Statistical Report preparation, including Salary Averages, Project Review and Work Force updates. Graphs, Chronograms and Gantt Charts showing Work Forceby Project.Rosterelaboration with destaffing forecasts. Training Activities Preparation and Governmental benefit Administration (SENCE). Personnel Performance Evaluation Administration.
Human Resources Management Diploma
Universidad de Chile
One yearHuman Resources ManagementDiploma, Covering:Organizational Analysis, Human Resources Management Issues in Contemporary Organizations, Human ResourcesObtainment and Development, Collective Work Relations , Management, Evaluation andCompensation of Work Performance, Human Resources Strategic Management.
May 2004 - Apr 2005
Bachelor of Arts
Universidad de Viña del Mar
Santiago branch, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication.Thesis in Corporate Social Responsibility.
Visualize your ideal future, magnetizing the start of a new tomorrow, of a new self being person, free, put a name to what you want to achieve, what interests you and makes you happy. It is your creation, you are free to experience it and to live it. Perceiving colors, nature and light surrounding you. There is no fear and the world is beautifully working for your intention, finding your opportunities to succeed.
Through the years, images and sounds are part of our existance.
With Jack Phillips, in ASTD 2005, from the ROI Institute.
With Donald Kirkpatrick, in ASTD 2005: pionieer in measuring learning levels.
Communication requires effective listening, giving context to have the accurate interpretation, checking understanding, and obvious framework, it's simple, but still requires a lot of patience and skills, a lot of work and practice, but the reward is hughe and fulfilling. Being able to determine how you can get more effective, obtain better results and influence people. You can put those principles to work for you.
Synchronicity are those events in life that are not linked in purpose, but they work together for you and your objectives. It is so powerful that can drive you to a new set of ideas or creation. Opportunities in life in a chain of events apparently disconnected. The only thing you have to do is connect the dots, see the opportunities in front of you and manage change in your life.