Robert Half International HR Generalist in ALBANY, New York
We are seeking an HR Generalist for a growing group in Albany, NY.
HR Generalist Duties
Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This includes anti-harassment training, aptitude and dexterity testing.
Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.
Conducts or acquires background checks and employee eligibility verifications.
Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale and training and development.
Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff.
Attends and participates in employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.
Ensures timely completion and submission of payroll information to payroll department
Responsible for preparing leave packet and completing applicable steps on the HR Leave of Absence Checklist
Bachelor’s degree required, in Human Resources preferred. PHR Certificate desirable
Minimum 3 years professional experience working within a human resources function
Highly organized with strong attention to detail, while also able to manage multiple priorities
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal across a wide audience
Proven ability to deal with conflict and diffuse difficult situations
Demonstrate discretion, able to work with sensitive and confidential materials, and demonstrate good judgment
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
Customer-focused attitude, with high level of professionalism and discretion
Skilled user of MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Prior experience with an HRIS system (i.e. ADP) preferred
If the HR Generalist looks like the right position for you, please call Carmen Warga at 518.462.0868.
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Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5461. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States.