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Talent & Culture Manager

Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Are you driven by new challenges, passionate about cultivating healthy and productive teams and committed to working in a startup environment? Are you experienced at structuring talent solutions to support and maximize business impact in a growing organization?

At our company, you will work with a with a global team to help define a playbook for hiring and operations on a global scale and shape the policies of a growing enterprise.

You’ll partner across all levels of the organization to help create a positive employee onboarding experience and help develop our people. This role requires you to think proactively about complex human challenges. You’ll be creative in your approach and, with a proven roll-up-your-sleeves mentality, can get the job done. You will continually assess and anticipate business needs to create a sustainable and innovative support model for business growth and employee engagement.

Working closely with our CEO, you will play a key role in helping to shape and drive a thriving work environment, organization design, employee success and retention. We would like you to have experience in talent management, employee relations, compensation, and benefits.


• Lead the recruiting and talent acquisition such as writing and reviewing job descriptions, proactively sourcing high quality candidates, reviewing applicants, scheduling, and conducting reference checks • Own and maintain the applicant tracking process and software • Help build a compelling team brand and value prop to win world-class talent • Guide our organization in developing and welcoming, inclusive, and regenerative culture • Work with the leadership team needs to build a hiring pipeline for future needs • Understand hiring managers pain points, motivations, business contexts and the roles required to scale their teams • Develop compensation plans for new hires and organizational design • Serve as a point of contact for employee questions about HR topics • Serve as the main point of contact for our full-service HR platform. This includes overseeing payroll and benefits programs and ensuring their compliance with regulatory requirements • Maintain company compliance with applicable labor laws (US and international). Experience with domestic and international contractors • Own and update our employee handbook to reflect current processes & policies • Motivate and inspire a cooperative company culture of inclusivity, openness, and transparency, building on and upgrading our core values • Design and refine compelling HR philosophies (using a regenerative lens), strategies, systems, and procedures across the organization • Ensure our business strategy is reflected in our people strategy • Ensure legal compliance throughout HR management • Planning in-person company retreats • Ensuring we have resources and regenerative processes in place for conflict management • Facilitating the creation of regenerative feedback processes


• 3+ years of relevant work experience (HR / People & Talent ) preferably in fast-growing startups • Outstanding problem solving, organizational, interpersonal and overall communication skills • Collaborative mind-set • Understanding of employment law, compensation, benefits, organizational development, and training • Passion for people, culture, process improvement, and helping people get the most out of their work experience • Strategic thinker with the ability to create thoughtful proposals for the leadership team for improving people processes. • Track record for finding and retaining great talent • Excellent active listening and presentation skills • Experience growing the people function in a fast-paced environment

Why you should join HomeRoom

HomeRoom is a two-sided residential real estate marketplace for room by room rentals. We help our rental investors make 50% more rent and our tenants save 50% on rent.

Our mission is to solve the affordable housing crisis. Rents throughout the US are way too high, and we believe increasing rental utilization of existing assets is critical in solving the crisis.

Rents with Homeroom are typically 50% less than a 1 bedroom apartment in the same area. We're crazy passionate about up-leveling the experience for everyone- owners AND renters.

Team Size:25
Location:San Jose, CA
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Thomas Hornbeck
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