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Robert Half HR Generalist in Southbridge, Massachusetts

Description If you love Human Resources and you're looking for an engaging, new Generalist opportunity, Robert Half has the opportunity for you as a Human Resources Generalist. In this role, you will perform various HR duties, including managing employee relations, recruiting, conducting new hire orientation, and updating the employee handbook.

What you get to do every single day

  • Collaborate with employees, upper management, and third-party vendors

  • Work with other members of the HR department to oversee the hiring and onboarding process for new company employees

  • Create official internal documents such as offer letters, appointment letters, salary adjustments, updates to the employee handbook, leave of absences, and warning/termination letters

  • Create & /or support a recruitment plan according to business and operational projections

  • Design templates for HR documents, including the Employee Handbook

  • Evaluate employee performance, including assisting with annual reviews, appraising pay scales, and coordinating disciplinary action (including terminations if necessary)

  • Manage digital and physical files for employees and their documents, including benefits, attendance records, and annual reviews

  • Accountable for completing various tasks to support the daily operations of the HR department

  • Employee relations, involving engaging employees and coordinating sensitive conversations

  • Create onboarding plans and educate newly hired employees on HR policies, internal procedures, and regulations

  • Develop employee engagement plans, including budget approvals and management oversite

  • Compare federal, state, and local laws to current internal policies and procedures Requirements - Prior HR Generalist experience

    • This position will be best given to someone who is highly professional; able to use good judgment and maintain a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects

  • Excellent written and verbal business skills

  • Prior full cycle recruiting experience

  • Skilled in technology applications and software, as well as social media platforms

  • Prior experience implementing and coordinating Open Enrollment is a plus

  • Strong understanding local, state and federal laws

  • B.A. or B.S. degree preferred, preferably with a Human Resources or Psychology emphasis

  • Experience using Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)

If you have the right skills for this role and are available immediately, we want to hear from you - contact us today!

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