Kristensen Consulting
Human Resources Management Consulting Services
Josiane is an experienced HR professional who provides thoughtful counseling to employers in need of Human Resources expertise. Her guidance is particularly invaluable to smaller companies that do not have their own HR staff, or who need assistance with audits or challenging employee issues. She steers companies and organizations towards legal compliance in the employment arena with a thoughtful and careful approach.
Lisa van Krieken
Folger Levin LLP
About Us
Josiane A. Kristensen is a Human Resources Consultant offering companies a wide range of Human Resources related services through her firm, Kristensen Consulting.

Josiane's background includes more than 30 years of domestic and international experience in the Human Resources field.

Before beginning her consulting practice, Josiane spent eight years with the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, a luxury hotel company based in Hong Kong. For the last six years of her tenure, she was the Corporate Director of Human Resources, USA, and led the Human Resources function for several hotels in the United States and one in Mexico, as well as the U.S. Sales and Reservations offices.

Prior to working with Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, she worked for Hyatt Hotels for four years and Sheraton Hotels for five years. She performed a number of functions in the Human Resources Departments of these two companies.

Josiane is passionate about Human Resources. She believes the most important asset to a company is their people. She naturally brings out the best in people by appreciating individuality and diversity, and building programs to reward individual contributions.

Since founding Kristensen Consulting in 2000, Josiane has worked with many varied organizations including hotels, food service, law firms, nonprofits, and retail. Her generalist background enables her to provide a menu of services to assist in a variety of business environments.

Josiane holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada-Reno. In addition, she has completed several human resources programs such as the Human Resources Executive Program at Stanford University and the Disney Approach to People Management at the Disney Institute.
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