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Johanna Taraszewski

Managing Director






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Curriculum Vitae

Johanna Taraszewski | joka HR
Johanna Taraszewski


Company profile


HR Service Center






joka HR Services GmbH - One-stop HR Solutions


Working Experience:


Start 09/2009

06/2007 – 08/2009

08/2006 – 05/2007

10/2002 – 06/2006

10/2001 - 08/2002

11/2000 - 09/2000

01/2000 - 09/2000






10/2000 - 02/2006

08/1997 - 01/2000



05/2003 - 07/2003

Additional skills



Managing Director joka HR Services GmbH


joka HR Services is specialized in developing practical solutions for

all your HR needs including HR Service Center, HR projects,

interim solutions, as well as recruitment, training sessions and

workshops on various HR topics.


We are offering and have clients in the following areas:


  • HR Service Center International clients
  • HR Interim Management
  • Recruitment
  • Building HR Structure
  • Workers council relationship / tariff / union
  • Restructuring
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • HR Analysis ( Efficiency, Service Center, Outsourcing)
  • Payroll Processes
  • Payroll set up
  • Payroll
  • HR Admin Processes & Policies
  • HR Coaching
  • Compensation & Benefit



Selection of implemented projects:


  • Strategic and operational Consultancy as HR Business Partner
    at a global acting Asset Management group

  • Implementation and preparation of onboarding processes
    within a restructuring project at an international acting group
    company within the energy sector

  • Steering Recruitment & Recruitment Strategy within an
    international Company

  • Preparation and implementation of an acquisition and
    integration into the new company as a member of the HR team
    within an international company.

  • HR infrastructure setup as a Management Team Member at an
    international Mobile Services Company which launched 2009 in

  • 09/2009 – 03/2010: Implementation of recruitment strategies, recruitment
    workflows, interview guidelines and on boarding plans for different clients




HR Advisor

Aker Process GmbH (Engineering Contractor Chemical/Petrochemical/Refinery Industry) in Langenfeld (Rheinland/Germany


  • Conception and realization of the entire recruitment process for
    80 vacancies within the engineering area

    Engineers and Managers in different areas, Agency temps, Freelancer,
    All positions in Finance and other administrative areas

  • Determination of recruitment needs for different locations
  • Conducting phone interviews and face to face interviews
  • Candidate selection
  • First point of contact for managers
  • Cooperation with German, Dutch and UK Agencies and Headhunters
  • Creation and conception of job offers for internet job boards, print media
    and intranet in cooperation with the department heads
  • Planning, organization and determination of university fairs
  • Development of recruitment strategies
  • Determination of trainings like “interview techniques for Managers”
  • Negotiations of contract conditions
  • Employment contracts
  • Labor law questions including hiring, termination of employees,
    working hours, annual and vacation leave, sick leave, parental leave
  • Termination (set up a communication and time schedule; considering
    all restrictions related to the German law and deadlines)
  • Cooperation with the Works Council (discussions/approvals regarding hiring, termination, salary adjustments, reorganization; creation of bargaining agreements)
  • Short-time work (Conception with reference to all legal restrictions)
  • Responsible for outsourced Payroll and all questions in regards to the Payroll
  • Employee relations (determination of induction events for new employees,
    support of all employees in all HR issues)
  • Creation of reference letters
  • Trainings
  • Assignments (supporting assignees regarding payroll,  in finding an accommodation, international taxes issues and other assignment conditions)
  • Health & Safety (determination and organization of health checks, safety driving, support of the HSE Manager regarding accidents/travel accidents, cooperation with Workers Compensation Board)
  • Cooperation within restructuring of the organization (definition of processes, implementation of the new structure into all HR systems)

Projects: Conception and implementation of recruitment strategies, workflows and cycles, mass dismissals including social plan, development and implementation of on boarding plans, implementing short-time work, restructure and many others






HR Advisor

KARRENA GmbH (Construction industry)

in Ratingen / Germany


  • Management and Line Managers consulting regarding labor law and collective law questions (hire, terminations, warning letters, working hours, sickness, annual leave, maternity and parental leave etc.)
  • Cooperation with the works council including hiring, termination, relocation, salary changes, bargaining agreement)
  • Conception and realization of the whole recruitment process for the following positions / areas:

    Engineers, Design engineers, all positions in Finance and all administrative areas, Industrial worker, Apprentices

  • Conducting of face to face interviews
  • Candidate selection
  • Applications management
  • Creating job offers
  • Creation of employment contracts in regards to the German labor law
  • Realization of Assessment Centers
  • Organization and planning for internal and external trainings
  • Payroll for the pension group with the SAP R/3 System


Projects: HR planning project implementation of the SAP R/3 system, development and realization of recruitment strategies, development of on boarding plans and many others





Vodafone D2 GmbH

in Düsseldorf, Germany


  • Support and substitute of the secretary within the technical department
  • Org Management (creating org charts, supporting the team)
  • Time Management in the SAP R/3 system
  • Supporting the team in planning and realization of events, creation of PowerPoint presentations
  • Creation of analysis and statistics


Projects: Support in planning and realization of an international engineering event






König & Partner GmbH Managementberatung

in Essen, Germany


  • Candidates pre-selection
  • Research in the internet and relevant data bases
  • (candidates, companies, job boards)
  • Creating job offers
  • Recruiting conceptions
  • Administration of applicant data within an internal data base


Projects: Support in development of recruitment concepts and direct search strategies, continuous development of the intern data base and reporting





Willing & Co. Personalvermittlung GmbH

in Essen, Germany


  • Job offer creation and administration of applicant data
  • Research in the internet, analysis of internet-statistics


Projects: Support in development of recruitment concepts and direct search, support in development of the homepage





Sachtleben Chemie GmbH

Admin Clerk within the production area

in Duisburg, Germany


  • Organization and documentation of quality management documents
  • Supporting the team within the quality department







Certificate Thomas International /Thomas System:

potential Analysis


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung

Efficient HR Marketing and Recruiting


Internationales Institut für Kommunikation in Zusammenarbeit

mit der Universität Düsseldorf / Germany

Train - the - Trainer     


Deutsche Gesellschaft für Personalführung:

Professional Interview Training  


University studies:

Economics with the main subjects Human Resources, Tax and Labor law

Diploma / Master degree in economics at the University Essen, Germany


Apprenticeship: clerk in an industrial company

with Sachtleben Chemie GmbH

Duisburg, Germany


High School Diploma, general qualification for university entrance







05/2003 - 07/2003 Internship with ConcertHealthPlan

in Oak Brook / Chicago, USA







very good in MS-Office

System skills in PeopleSoft, SAP R/3


German: native language

Polish: native language

English: fluent