HR Generalist Job Description

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HR Generalist responsibilities

  • Administering compensation and benefit plans
  • Assisting in talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Conducting employee onboarding and help plan training & development

HR Generalist Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a (Human Resources) HR Generalist to join our team and implement various human resources programs.


  • Administer compensation and benefit plans
  • Assist in talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organize training & development initiatives
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace
  • Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies
  • Undertake tasks around performance management
  • Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics, like time to hire and employee turnover rates
  • Organize quarterly and annual employee performance reviews
  • Maintain employee files and records in electronic and paper form
  • Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits and organizing team building activities
  • Ensure compliance with labor regulations


  • Proven experience as an HR Generalist
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Good knowledge of employment/labor laws
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office; HRIS systems (e.g. PeopleSoft) will be a plus
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach
  • BSc/BA in Business administration or relevant field
  • Additional HR training will be a plus

HR Generalist Job Description Examples

Human Resources Generalist • Securitas

Human Resources Generalist

In this role a selected candidate will...

Performs a variety of HR functions including hiring, recruiting, initial training, new hire orientation, entering employee information, maintaining personnel files.

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HR Generalist • Guttmacher Institute

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The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing human resources (HR)-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Director of Human Resources to ensure smooth daily operations of the HR department. S/he will independently perform responsibilities and provide support, as appropriate, on staffing, recruitment, on-boarding, employee engagement......

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Field HR Generalist (Employee Relations) • USIC

Location: This position is will be based on-site in Eagan MN

Position Summary...

The Field Human Resources Generalist provides support to the assigned coverage area, including field offices and their respective employees in all functional areas of HR including recruitment, compliance, employee relations, reporting, and performance management to ensure alignment with key business goals and reg...

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HR Generalist • Snap Inc.

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