hr generalist resume example with 13+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Logical and insightful HR Generalist with 14 years of experience in Human Resources. Proficient in creating, deploying and enforcing procedures, policies, regulations and programs. Driven to maximize performance, workloads, initiative and cost reduction measures. Committed to guiding HR programs focused on propelling the business to achieve peak performance.

  • First Aid / CPR certified
  • HSE Lead
  • Employee engagement
  • Benefits administration
  • Training development
  • Employee relations
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • HRIS applications proficient
  • Policies implementation
  • Payroll completion
  • Team building
  • Organization
Education and Training
Ogden High School Ogden, Utah Expected in 1998 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Weber State University Ogden, Utah Expected in : Business Administration/Management - GPA :
Hr Knowledge - HR Generalist
Boston, MA, 07/2018 - Current
  • Oversaw new employee onboarding procedures from initial training to skill development.
  • Evaluated and resolved all performance-based and on-site incident employee injury claims.
  • Planned recruitment events for interested applicants and organized onboarding activities for newly hired employees.
  • Conducted all employee hiring and exit interviews.
  • Stayed abreast of unemployment appeals and changes in personnel policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Addressed inquires from employees and management regarding new-hire activity and ongoing employee relation issues.
  • Implemented positive work culture to significantly improve employee engagement and morale.
  • Facilitated monthly meetings to develop strategies that would positively influence workplace relationships.
  • Supported 60+ employees.
  • Advised managers on strategies for improving policy enforcement and eliminating any concerning behaviors or legal concerns.
  • Boosted staff morale by resolving personnel and management inquiries on new hire activities or ongoing employee relation issues
  • Facilitated new hire on-boarding program by scheduling training initiatives, resolving issues and processing paperwork.
  • Challenged and refined current recruitment and sourcing processes by suggesting actionable improvements and innovations.
  • Strengthened and enhanced processes for managing complaints by offering policy guidance advice and leading thorough investigations into incidents and concerns.
  • Implemented full HSE program for newly acquired site, while partnering with management to establish workplace safety curriculum for training and education purposes.
  • Fostered positive employee attitudes toward organizational objectives through effective orientations, weekly communications meetings and townhall meetings.
  • Launched innovative incentive program to maintain low turnover rate and employee retention despite highly competitive market.
  • Reduced accidents in workplace by being proactive with prevention by implementing safety policies and procedures. Lowering TCIR from 7% to 3.4% in one year.
  • Identified vacancies and recruited and hired applicants to fill positions in variety of departments.
  • Maximized HR efficiencies and maintained compliance with operational functions by performing pre employment drug screens, background investigations, employment interviews, requisition posting, statistical reporting, confidential document control and protocol development.
  • Oversaw job fairs to bring in local talent for long-term positions.
  • Implemented 2nd shift, doubling headcount.
  • Oversaw HR/Payroll duties for 3 sites.
Serta Simmons Bedding Company - Administrator, HR/Payroll
City, STATE, 06/2016 - 06/2018
  • On-boarding and Off-boarding of employees including new hire packets, new hire orientation and termination packets.
  • Fill out employment verifications from DWS and/or for home loans.
  • Use of E-verify for I-9 purposes.
  • Prepare payroll, checking for exceptions etc.
  • So that corporate can run weekly payroll.
  • Maintenance of vacation and sick leave tracker.
  • Verify payroll registers for accuracy and any discrepancies.
  • Track attendance and disburse attendance notices as needed.
  • Assist with benefit enrollment and yearly health screenings.
  • Knowledge and use of ADP and ITP.
  • Create and send weekly reports such as Turnover and Recruitment Status to higher ups for review.
  • Recruit employees as needed; work closely with temporary agencies for recruitment of temporary employees as needed for temp to hire positions, enter temps into ADP.
  • Prepare first report of injuries to York for workers compensation claims.
  • Serve on safety committee.
  • First Aid and CPR certified.
  • Assist employees with work related matters as needed.
The Pictsweet Company - Human Resource Assistant/Payroll
City, STATE, 11/2007 - 04/2016
  • Recorded changes affecting net wages, such as exemptions, insurance and PTO for 130+ employees.
  • Complied payroll data such as hours worked, taxes etc.
  • Knowledge and use of Kronos.
  • Deducted employee purchases from paychecks.
  • Recorded employee information in Open 4, such as personal data, pay, benefits, attendance, performance evaluations & terminations.
  • Process employment applications and complete new hire process.
  • Prepared first report of injuries to Workers Compensation.
  • Maintained office inventory.

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School Attended

  • Ogden High School
  • Weber State University

Job Titles Held:

  • HR Generalist
  • Administrator, HR/Payroll
  • Human Resource Assistant/Payroll


  • High School Diploma

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