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Kristen Bates

Human Resources Manager

Get to know Kristen Bates

Kristen is the Human Resources Manager at ProspHire and brings 7 years of Human Resources experience and knowledge to the Firm. She has an extensive background in organizational development, talent and performance management and HR best practices. Kristen is committed to cultivating meaningful relationships with practitioners and providing next-level HR guidance and support to ensure that all ProspHire employees have the tools and resources available to succeed.

Prior to joining ProspHire, Kristen was the Human Capital Management (HCM) Applications Analyst where she focused on HRIS, Time and Attendance, Payroll systems/technologies and reporting. Kristen also served as the Organizational Development Specialist and then Human Resources Manager for PathWays of Southwestern PA, where she was involved in the oversight and execution of all facets of Human Resources. She gained Project Management experience, led the HRIS implementation, as well as participated in implementing Power BI.

Kristen began her career as the HR Generalist/Recruiter for a non-profit organization (Blueprints), where she was responsible for full-cycle recruitment, the interviewing and hiring process and developing and implementing a comprehensive onboarding program. She also obtained her certification as a Predictive Index practitioner.

Kristen graduated from California University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in International Studies (with a concentration in Business and Economics) as well as Spanish and holds her Master of Business Administration also from CalU.

Fun Fact: Kristen lived in Argentina for a year and had an internship in college in Chile.

Education

  • M.B.A., California University of Pennsylvania
  • B.A., International Studies, California University of Pennsylvania

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