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Generalists are human resources professionals in charge with managing daily operations in human resources offices. Typical job duties seen on a Generalist example resume are recruiting staff, adhering to company procedures, managing employee relations, conducting employee orientation, and administering compensation and benefits. Based on our collection of resume samples for Generalist, main job qualifications are human resources expertise, organization and planning, effective communication, teamwork, analytical thinking, computer competences, and knowledge of labor law. Education requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in human resources or a similar field.

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1

Human Resources Generalist/recruiter

Recruitment responsibilities of clinical/administrative positions for the Dade County office to include resume review, phone screens, references, offer letters and positions requisitions; new here onboarding, NEO; Generalist duties for Dade and Broward office to include FMLA administration, Workers' Compensation, Unemployment administration, employee relations, policy/protocol interpretation, employee support, administrative duties

  • Accomplished successful integration of newly created position of Recruiter/Gereralist position to be implemented company-wide nationally
  • Standardized employee anniversary awards
  • Achieved 100% credentialing process for Hospital Inpatient Unit
  • Develped a trusted & credible relationship between Human Resources with local leadership within Dade and Broward offices
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Sociology
BA
Sociology
2

Accounting/hr Generalist

Function as an Accounting/HR Generalist, responsible for Payroll Administration, Benefits/Compensation, Training & Development, Invoicing, Employee Bonuses, Travel Expense and Employee Relations, reporting to Office Manager

  • Managed and processed bi-weekly payroll for 85-90 salaried/hourly employees using QuickBooks
  • Properly tracked employee's time cards saving the company 33% in profit
  • Negotiated real estate and management contracts for 5 locations, reducing monthly company cost by 40% across Central and South Florida
  • Slashed unemployment appeals by 95% by properly filing claims
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
3

HR Generalist and Payroll Leader

Full-service HR support and payroll leadership for employees and management at a 300-employee unionized manufacturing facility.

  • Managed full-cycle staffing process, ensuring compliance and selecting candidates for best fit.
  • Represented the company in local grievances, arbitration hearings, and contract negotiations.
  • EEO Officer for facility, maintaining the Affirmative Action Plan, conducting Diversity & Inclusion training, community outreach, and ensuring equal employment practices in hiring, promotions, etc.
  • Conducted investigations of employee concerns, ensuring due process was followed and recommending resolutions consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintained employee personnel files and coordinated with Corporate HR on employee transactional activity including compensation, benefit, leave, and data integrity to ensure efficiency.
  • Maintained Kronos database and processed weekly payroll and reports efficiently, timely, and in compliance with local and national bargaining agreements.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
BS
Organizational Management
Occupational Health And Safety
Hr Management Coursework
4

Human Resources Generalist

Successfully managed all HR functions to include recruitment, benefit administration, new hire orientation, file management, daily payroll processing and distribution.

  • Implemented employee performance appraisal tracking system to ensure 90 day review of employees.
  • Managed annual HR file auditing for JCAHO readiness compliance.
  • Generated and communicated various HR/Payroll metric reporting to corporate office.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Biology
MBA
Masters Of Business
Biology
5

Sr. HR Generalist

Provided consultative, business partner relationship, human resources support and counsel to a business unit.

  • Developed and recommended solutions to a variety of human resource issues.
  • Administered approved company-wide employee relations policies and practices.
  • Provided counsel and conducted internal audits of employee relation issues to identify possible violations and made recommendations of appropriate actions to resolve issues.
  • Planned, coordinated, and administered human resource programs including compensation and benefits.
  • Provided interpretations on human resource policies, procedures, applicable state/federal statutes and regulations.
  • Prepared and analyzed data from human resource information systems.
  • Provided internal communications materials regarding benefits, compensation, and other human resources policies and procedures or other internal business issues.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Journalism
6

HR Generalist III - Lead

Provided day to day HR support as well as HR strategic planning for an aerospace manufacturing plant as well as the onsite corporate offices directly providing support for 300 employees, and indirect support for other locations by providing direction to the on-site HR staff. Quickly established HR as a useful business partner with all stakeholders for achieving our twin-bottom lines, in a rapidly growing and changing environment.

  • Acted as the senior leader to the HR Generalist team, reporting directly to the Director of Human Resources, Overseeing the work of three other HR Generalists, two HR specialists, two HR Administrative Assistants as well all HR interns, located at three sites in the Seattle Metro area.
  • Provided Guidance on all facets of HR functions to Plant and corporate leadership as well as the board of directors, including staffing analyses, corrective actions, strategic planning and investigations.
  • Planned and led all full cycle recruiting efforts for the aerospace division which resulted in approximately 200 new hires per year being recruited and on-boarded and who ranged from entry level positions to executives.
  • Participated in Lean, six-Sigma and Kaizen events and successfully applied those experiences to HR Processes, allowing improved efficiency.
  • Conducted presentation and trainings to all levels of employees, including line employees, supervisors, professionals, managers and senior leaders.
  • Responsible for corporate compliance efforts, unemployment responses, keeping the employee handbook and corporate policies updated and enforced at all sites and vetting all HR-employee communications.
  • Promoted to the Lead HR Generalist (level 3) position after 7 months as a HR Generalist level 1.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business And Information Systems Management
7

Human Resource Generalist

Assisted human resource group with the development of on-site training programs.

  • Processed weekly payroll for 100+ employees via PeopleSoft system.
  • Coordinated the selection and recruitment process. Designed focused induction training to new employees.
  • Developed employee evaluation and appraisal programs.
  • Prepared confidential material for grievance and other personnel-related meetings.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Education
8

Human Resources Generalist/payroll

Two years of well-rounded experience in all areas of Human Resources, including generalist responsibilities, HRIS, benefits, and payroll.

  • Handled hourly employee relations
  • Maintained all records within the HRIS system
  • Payroll administer for Hopkins site, processing two separate payroll cycles on a bi-weekly basis for 230 employees
  • Managed employee and vendor communications for benefits, FMLA, STD
  • Assisted with annual audits
  • Lead Project Manager on HRIS system transition from Open 4 to ADP.
  • Implemented two ADP projects for Time and Attendance and Vacation modules. Trained 200+ employees (Supervisors & Managers) on how to use ADP for monitoring time and attendance as well as requesting and monitoring vacation balances.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Human Resource Management
9

Branch Human Resources Generalist

Human resources business partner for all branch location leadership teams and branch employees. Partnership was over the phone and in person via branch location visits. As branch HR Generalist I would assist with employee relation issues, new hire/on boarding, annual reviews, progressive discipline, employee terminations, policy and procedure development, and benefit administration.

  • Implemented channel of communication and relationship between NLC branch locations and Corporate Human Resources.
  • Assisted in creating job descriptions for branch locations and corporate office.
  • Developed and created numerous policy and procedures to aid in the company growth and company compliance.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business And Organizational Communication
10

Human Resources Generalist

Provided HR support to 200 employees in 20+ states for financial software company. Strategically partnered with VP of Human Resources and CFO. Made recommendations to Senior Management and hiring managers regarding HR issues. Advised employees and managers on employee relations and performance management. After ACI acquired P&H in 2006, ensured a smooth transition of the HR function from Massachusetts to the corporate office in Nebraska.

  • Ran payroll using ADP. Benefits administration for health and welfare plans and COBRA. Managed annual Open Enrollment process, including benefits rates, vendor negotiation via benefits broker, employee communication and education, and data entry of changes. 401(k) administration, including annual audit, testing, & 5500 submission. Trustee of 401(k). Managed transfer of 401(k) to new provider. Conducted annual Workers Compensation audit and administered Stock Options using Transcentive.
  • Leave of Absence administration and HIPAA Compliance Officer.
  • Full life-cycle recruitment responsibilities. Filled over 100 open requisitions for positions in Engineering, IS, and Administration.
  • Processed over 250 new hires and terminations. Conducted new hire orientations and exit interviews. Ensured integrity and confidentiality of employee records and personnel files. Heavy utilization of ADP's HR Perspective and HR Benefits Solution HRIS. Worked with management to revise Employee Handbook.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Human Resources Management
BA
French

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