Senior Hr Generalist resume example with 14+ years of experience

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

Talented Senior Human Resources Generalist with extensive knowledge of benefits administration, compensation management, recruitment and all other areas of HR activities. Excellent problem-solver, organizational skills, collaborator and servant leader with strong focus on compliance. Proficient in applying company policies, employment law and HR best practices. HRIS expert with exceptional skills in ADP and Microsoft Office Products. Looking to leverage over 10 years of experience to take on a new role with Midcon.

  • HR Department Startup
  • Employment Law
  • HRIS Technologies
  • Detailed Visual Instructions & Processes
  • Staff Recruitment & Retention
  • Employee Relations
  • Benefits Administration
  • HR Program/Project Management
  • Orientation & On-Boarding
  • Training & Development
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Development
  • HR Policies & Procedures
Pittsburg State University Pittsburg, KS Expected in 12/2017 Bachelor of Science : Workforce Development With An Emphasis in HR - GPA :
Work History
Wipfli Llp - Senior HR Generalist
Milwaukee, WI, 04/2012 - Current
  • Collected information on areas such as turnover, compensation, and satisfaction and analyzed trends in order to assist with making policy decisions.
  • Developed strategies to increase employee satisfaction and reduce turnover. Maintained average turnover at under 5%.
  • Assisted senior management with making key decisions by developing and submitting performance and compensation reports with status updates and improvement recommendations.
  • Oversaw all HR needs for 100+ employee operations across three U.S. locations.
  • Used creativity to develop different methods of communications for employees.
  • Led special training courses such as yearly sexual harassment training and supervisor training.
  • Maintained work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions and developing multiple shift structures.
  • Implemented process improvements to automate office operations, including record tracking and creating an HR Dashboard.
  • Educated staff on HRIS software functionality with special emphasis in Time & Attendance, Reporting and Benefit features.
  • Administered benefits and wellness programs and prepared departmental budgets.
  • Improved organizational filing systems for confidential employee records, resulting in improved accessibility and efficiency.
Rsm - HR Generalist
Jacksonville, FL, 10/2011 - 04/2012
  • Assisted with the startup of the company after main company split
  • Conducted recruitment activities, including job postings, career fairs and screening and interviewing applicants to build candidate pipelines and enhance company culture.
  • Educated and advised employees on group health plans, voluntary benefits and 401(k) retirement plans.
  • Understood, interpreted and mediated human resources inquiries to support administration of human resources policies, procedures and programs.
  • Ensured that vendors received timely enrollment information, changes and terminations.
  • Provided human resource generalist guidance to managers and employees including talent management, payroll, FMLA, benefits, workers compensation, 401K and OSHA compliance.
  • Developed and enforced company policy and procedures relating to all phases of human resources activity.
  • Processed unemployment claims and acted as company representative at unemployment hearings.
  • Acted as liaison between employees and insurance carriers to resolve problems and clarify benefits.
  • Coached managers through employee relations matters including employee engagement, documentation, discipline and performance improvement plans.
  • Conducted confidential investigations of discrimination, harassment and workplace violence.
  • Collaborated with payroll to complete and upload pay data and worked with managers to support proper wage and hour compliance.
Post Holdings - HR Representative
Edina, MN, 09/2006 - 10/2011
  • Addressed employee conflicts with appropriate urgency, following all corporate procedures.
  • Maintained employee files and delivered tracking system to identify trends and issues and process HR transactions in Great Plains.
  • Answered employee inquiries regarding health benefits and 401k options.
  • Responded to employee inquiries, questions and complaints and guided and directed employee relations issues to support workforce analysis, performance management and other core HR functions.
  • Operated as key business partner to employees, managers, directors and senior leaders to promote HR practices and strategies and enable delivery of specific, measurable business goals.
  • Improved organizational filing systems for confidential employee records, resulting in improved accessibility and efficiency.
  • Member of Society of Human Resource Management
  • President of the Ottawa County United Way
  • Bright Futures Lunch Pal Mentor
  • Leadership Miami Graduate 2013

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School Attended

  • Pittsburg State University

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  • Senior HR Generalist
  • HR Generalist
  • HR Representative


  • Bachelor of Science

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