Human Resources Generalist Resume Samples

HIGH QUALITY

The best examples from thousands of real-world resumes

EXPERT APPROVED

Handpicked by resume experts based on rigorous standards

DIVERSE EXAMPLES

Tailored for various backgrounds and experience levels

Human Resources Generalists ensue that companies both hire and maintain the best talent available for the jobs that need to be filled within the company. Skills relevant to this position and found on applicants' resumes include managing and maintaining corporate human resource information systems to include payroll, applicant tracking, time keeping, reporting, and employee self-service platforms; and providing payroll and timekeeping support across the organization. Example resumes show that this position requires a bachelor's degree at a minimum, with higher executive positions needing a master's degree.

Looking for cover letter ideas? See our sample Human Resources Generalist Cover Letter.

Want 2-3x more interviews (guaranteed)? Get a Professional Resume Rewrite from ZipJob

1

Human Resources Generalist and Training Manager

Taught 200+ curriculum hours on customer service, OSHA, process improvement, interpersonal skills and other job-related tasks; developed and delivered training through appropriate adult learning mechanisms to supplement pre-existing templates by using instructor-led, computer-based and on-the-job training and demonstrations

  • Established, organized and maintained training manuals, multimedia visual aids and other educational materials; developed classes to fit learners' needs and training requirements
  • Assisted employees with personal development and career planning resulting in increased mission readiness, timely promotions and better employee retention
  • Supervised 10 employees in daily duties and workload assignment
  • Collaborated with key personnel in a process improvement project that resulted in saving over $200,000 annually
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Social Psychology
MA
Master of Arts
2

Human Resources Generalist

Managed administration of all human resources components of AMIB. Managed Federal and State labor law requirements and the collection/reporting of employee information. Prepared and presented assigned monthly reports to Executive Director. Assisted in developing New Hire Orientation binder. Created and compiled in-service trainings for employees. Assisted in Quality Assurance inspections and reports. Maintained employee files, including personnel files and medical files.

  • Managed administration of benefits to approximately 65 employees to ensure on-time enrollment with the insurance company providers and compliance with federal and/or state guidelines.
  • Maintained master schedule for 60 employees across 5 group homes to make certain that staffing needs are met.
  • Developed and implemented recruiting and retention strategies, averaging 30 - 40 interviews per month due to recruitment efforts.
  • Created and administered 3 new policies applicable to 5 group homes and the administrative office to maintain appropriate level of professionalism throughout agency.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Industrial / Organizational Psychology
3

Human Resources Generalist

Engineering and sciences contractor at NASA - Johnson Space Center with 147 exempt and non-exempt employees over 4 jobsites and annual revenues of $10 million. Direct supervision of staff of 2. Transformed HR from administrative role to strategic business partner, including working with senior management to drive key business and implement performance initiatives. Conducted extensive analysis of existing HR organization and developed business plan to update all policies and procedures. Conduct human resource functions, including recruiting, hiring practices, benefits coordination and employee performance evaluations.

  • Created Employee Handbook, including revising outdated policies to ensure compliance and adding new policies to improve morale.
  • Conducted replacement of outdated paper timekeeping process to an electronic timekeeping system, which saves time, money and also maintains Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) compliance and increases reporting accuracy.
  • Developed on-boarding orientation program and materials for a smooth transition and successful incorporation of employee within organization. The success of this program increased employee retention and productivity of new hires.
  • Designed and administered a more appealing benefits package to recruit and retain quality personnel.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Human Resource Management
MA
Human Resource Management
4

Human Resources Generalist

A remote workforce, 90% of 500 employees were located around the country.

  • Involved in transition following merger and acquisition by AIG. Implemented HR department with VP of HR by balancing maintaining [company name]'s culture with transitioning the company to comply with AIG procedures.
  • Implemented background check procedures. Reviewed findings and determined next steps.
  • Utilized Lotus Notes, audited PeopleSoft HRIS systems to compile data on applicant sourcing.
  • Filed annual Affirmative Action plan and EEO-1 reports.
  • Increased retention rates and employee engagement by initiating and implementing an extensive on boarding process for new hires from around the country.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Management
5

Human Resources Generalist

Partnered with management to develop initiatives supporting business goals and objectives. Managed employee transfers / status changes, benefits administration, including medical, dental, 401K, life insurance plans and short / long term disability plans and FMLA.

  • Maintained payroll process for 230 employees for IT division of company, ensuring changes and updates were approved and entered in HRIS system timely and accurately.
  • Coached and developed staff on company policies and procedures, allowing policies to be followed and maintained.
  • Served as Human Resource coordinator for employee and safety committees, initiating and participating in several successful events. Confirmed fire captains were identified and safety zones were established.
  • Prepared Affirmative Action Plans for Corporate and Liberty divisions.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
6

Human Resources Generalist

Developed and exhibited an expertise in providing excellent employee service

  • Served an employee base of 200 in the Houston, Beaumont, and New Orleans Offices
  • Conducted employee benefits, new hire orientation and exit interviews
  • Developed, implemented and promoted employee recognition programs
  • Recognized and received awards as the Employee of The Year, 1996 & 1997
  • Processed semi-monthly payroll using ADP
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Finance
7

Human Resources Generalist

Orchestrated and implemented new programs, such as a Time Keeping system upgrade, Background Check program and Applicant Tracking System

  • Researched, recommended and implemented various policy enhancements
  • Facilitated recruitment, hiring, applicant testing and new employee orientation; wrote and placed advertisements; maintained new hire and termination records and conducted exit interviews
  • Developed new processes and tools that streamlined and organized current HR processes
  • Worked with department supervisors to develop and update job descriptions
  • Assisted with payroll, compensation and ADA, FMLA and Workers Compensation administration
  • Provided various reports to company leaders and recommended new approaches to effect continual improvements to the efficiency of the department
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Business Administration
BS
Human Resources Management
8

Human Resources Generalist

Proposed new laws, policies, ideas, concepts and concerns with adherence to policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for all unemployment processes and hearings.
  • Arranged and managed benefit rates for medical, dental, and vision.
  • Developed and maintained employee manual to include detailed job descriptions, company policies, and training programs.
  • Employment verifications, complete required criminal background checks, administer drug screens, exit interviews, renewal of benefit plans, open enrollment, EEOC, FMLA, and I-9 regulations. Manage all job boards and recruiting ads on a weekly basis.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BA
Human Resources Management
9

Human Resources Generalist

Contributed to the development of HR initiatives and executed programs that support the business objectives. Managed general HR administration, annual Performance Appraisal processes, and partnered with HR Manager on organizing structure and changes.

  • Utilized Taleo and Wetfeet to recruit qualified candidates for sales, support, management and administrative positions within the store. Averaged 150+ positions filled annually.
  • Coached associates in all aspects of benefits, scheduling, and payroll, which included training in the use of internal employee information system.
  • Partnered with executives to handle various staffing and associate relations, performance, and compensation issues.
  • Ensured all procedures and policies where well communicated, and executed daily.
  • Recruited and selected customer service-minded and business driven candidates.
  • Schedule and conduct interviews for exempt and non-exempt candidates.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice Administration
MA
Human Resource Management
10

Human Resources Generalist

Responsibilities included supporting 700 associates in the Memphis corporate office. Served as a liaison between associates and managers when dealing with sensitive employee relation's issues to include benefits, payroll and career planning.

  • Managed the acquisition of National Bank of Commerce by SunTrust by consolidating the Memphis office within the corporate structure of SunTrust.
  • Served as Team Leader for Tennessee area with management responsibility of two Human Resources Generalists serving in the Nashville and Memphis market.
  • Certified Facilitator for Achieve Global Leadership Development Series. Trained 75 managers in the Memphis and Nashville Markets in the program.
  • Assisted top level management in displacing 100 associates and successfully placed 60% of the associates in other positions within the company.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BBA
Management And Human Resources

Your Resume, Made Easy.

You are looking for your dream job and need a resume? My Perfect Resume is your solution and takes the hassle out of resume writing. Create the perfect job-worthy resume effortlessly in just a few clicks!