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Human Resources Generalists perform multiple functions related to recruiting and employee relations. Typical example resumes for this position showcase the following duties: implementing company policies, screening applications, organizing interviews, administering payroll and benefits, developing employee handbooks, and adhering to legal standards and company policies. Those looking to work as Human Resources Generalists should demonstrate throughout their resumes strong communication and interpersonal abilities, organizational skills, problem-solving orientation, analytical thinking, and computer competences. Most candidates hold a Bachelor’s Degree and are trained in human resources, psychology, and business.

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Human Resource Generalist

  • Assessed and selected top talent at the hourly team member level for a $44 million/year store
  • Evaluated leader management; coached and trained leaders to ensure they were managing performance
  • Recognized for the #1 Team Operational Score within the Group (59 stores) for 2013 and 2014
  • Recognized as a District Top Performer in both Q4 and Q1
  • Trained 4 new-in-role ETL-HRs for open HR positions
  • Promoted to the HR District Resource role to support the daily execution and implementation of HR
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Marketing
MA
Human Capital
2

Human Resource Generalist

Guided and supported HR operations, systems, and programs; worked with senior management to create policies and procedures; recruited employees, and developed training manuals. Worked with management on employee relations; Managed leave-of-absence programs and personnel records; handled internal personnel issues, conducted interviews of employees along with reviewing daily functions to determine typical knowledge, skills, and abilities required for each position.

  • Implemented an open-door policy which allowed for dialogue across the organization and encouraged team collaboration; increased employee retention to rate of 90%, significantly higher than the industry norm
  • Managed recruiting functions such as reviewing resumes and conducting interviews that were previously outsourced to employment agencies; reduced billable hours from 200+ to less than 15 per month which resulted in saving the company over $2k monthly
  • Created and implemented the company's first formal performance review program; tool was well-received as it significantly increased the management's ability to support employee performance growth
  • Wrote employee manuals identifying topics which included disciplinary procedures, code of conduct, FMLA policy, and various other company policies and expectations
  • Structured and facilitated training initiative for soft skills development, incentive program, and new-employee orientation which directly contributed to the successful expansion from 30 to 160 employees at the El Paso location
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
(magna Cum Laude), Human Resource Management
3

Human Resource Generalist

Provided HR support to 14 sites (approximately 1,000 employees) throughout New Jersey and New York. Monitored compliance with FLSA, including partnering with managers to ensure job titles reflected work performed and correct FLSA status assigned. Represented the company in unemployment claim hearings. In addition,

  • Investigated allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment, and unfair employment practices.
  • Reviewed and approved all written corrective action to ensure fairness and consistency.
  • Coached managers and employees on employee relation issues.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AS
Society For Human Resources Management
BBA
Human Resource Management
4

Human Resource Generalist

Performed a variety of complex professional/administrative human resources functions in areas such as employment, employee relations, benefits administration, and training and development.

  • Administered the employee benefits program to include liaison with benefit providers.
  • Managed the recruitment process: composed vacancy announcements for publication; verified and placed employment advertisements; answered applicant inquiries; screened job applications; scheduled and conducted pre-employment interviews; conducted pre-employment records and reference checks.
  • Developed and implemented the Authority's new employee orientation program.
  • Developed human resource related training for employees.
  • Complied and maintained personnel reporting information and documentation; maintained personnel records, to include official personnel files and annual performance appraisals
  • Developed corporate policy for Board approval; advised Authority employees on personnel policies/procedures; revised the personnel policy and procedures manual.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Human Resource Generalist

Rewrote termination polices/process within HRIS system to reduce excessive unjustified unemployment claims and EEOC lawsuits

  • Key Consultant to HR Director/Managers on the implementation and training in progressive disciplinary polices/procedures
  • Improved the on-boarding process by developing a new all-inclusive orientation and computer assess training modules
  • Researched and implemented review process on effective documentation to cure deficiencies in line with reporting requirements
  • Created Investigation template for Employer/management to resolve workplace concerns, conflict and dispute
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Business Administration
Business Administration
6

Human Resource Generalist

Completed overhaul of HCM database to improve data integrity and restructured information to align with organizational hierarchy

  • Provided data analytics that facilitated division wide process improvements and enhanced performance in areas related to employee pension, billing, and general business administration
  • Manipulated data in Excel to combine output from multiple independent systems into one comprehensive report; ensured data integrity by verification of the primary key between data sets
  • Collaborated with Payroll Coordinator to design, implement, and troubleshoot new time management system used at multiple locations, resulting in a 20 % cost savings for DHQ
  • Assisted the field by troubleshooting various HR tools including the performance management website, internal training resources, and employment screening website
  • Operated as an internal auditor analyzing field hiring practices and provided insight and solutions
  • Served as departmental Project Manager for all special assignments including Benefits Enrollment, Affirmative Action, and the Red Kettle Campaign
  • Conferred with management regarding business concerns in order to develop a plan of action; ensured completion of all action items
  • Conducted a comprehensive analysis of compensation methods as well as provided analytical and benchmarking data for comparison to the executive team
  • Provided departmental support for standard HR matters including FMLA, Worker's Compensation, and Compensation Management
  • Supported daily HR operations for 29 offices and nearly 1,000 employees division wide
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
7

Senior Human Resource Generalist

Promoted from Human Resource Generalist in 2008

  • Started a green field company that went from zero to $110M in revenue in the first two years, with an increase to headcount by 40%
  • Was a part of managing the organization's Human Resource structure which included training, health & safety, performance management, employee relations, payroll and benefits programs to successfully open this state of the art FDA regulated fresh & natural produce processing facility with over 500 employees.
  • Took part in writing and creating policies and procedures during the startup of the company
  • Implemented Medical, Dental, Vision benefit programs for the company at start up which were robust enough to rival other more established companies
  • Assigned to be the business partner for all departments in Operations (200+ people - employees & temporaries)
  • Managed the plant rollover program for temporaries rolling over from temporary to full time employment
  • Involved in the negotiation and introduction of Volt Staffing and then with Select Staffing to the organization
  • Translated all documents from English to Spanish and communications posted by the HR department
  • Organized and executed all internal communication programs and employee welfare programs
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Psychology
8

Human Resource Generalist

Developed company personnel policies, standard operating procedures and employee handbooks.

  • Managed all aspects of leave administration, including employee notifications, disability programs, and health benefits.
  • Audited workplace, employee and management procedures.
  • Wrote employee manual covering issues including disciplinary procedures, code of conduct, Standard Operating Procedures, updating policies, and benefits information.
  • Served as custodian for classified documents.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

HUMAN RESOURCE GENERALIST - GM ACCOUNT

Partnered with the HP General Motors business HR team to deliver corporate human resource programs (such as job code alignment, staffing, non-exempt pay practices/benefits, corrective action, workforce reductions and expatriate assignments) across the global GM account.

  • Developed coaching points, performance improvement plans, and warning documents with HP account managers in order to resolve performance issues and to reduce terminations.
  • Positioned 47 promotional job code change requests considering business justification, potential salary impact, and peer comparison in order to save the HR business partner time in their review for approval.
  • Selected to coordinate/monitor international assignment requests which resulted in 66% reduction of assignments over a one year period, saving the HP GM account millions of dollars.
  • Partnered with HP GM managers to complete 119 workforce reductions within an eight month period that resulted in significant cost savings.
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Human Resources Development
10

Human Resource Generalist

  • Directly reporting to Controller, responsible for creating the HR function for a 300+ worksite employee manufacturing facility from the ground up. Managed all aspects of the employee life cycle from recruitment to organizational departure.
  • Developed and administered HR policies and best practices organization-wide to align with business goals.
  • Served as plan administrator for all employee benefits, including medical, life and disability insurance, stock programs, 401K plans, and medical reimbursement accounts.
  • Developed, delivered, and tracked newly created Performance Management Process
  • Accountable for corporate compliance to Federal, State and local laws regarding Worker's Compensation, disability, unemployment, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, and LAD. Recorded and submitted labor statistics to government agencies.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MA
Human Resources Management Program

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