HR Generalist

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HR Generalist

Chicago, Illinois

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Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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NA

Chicago, Illinois

Direct (Permanent) Full Time

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September 08, 2022

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Job ID: A1306226CHI-PERM_1662667414

September 08, 2022

Job ID: A1306226CHI-PERM_1662667414

Job Summary

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Our client, a law firm, is actively searching for a Human Resources Generalist to join their team here in Chicago. In this position, you will perform cross-functional Human Resources assignments such as Employee Relations, Training and Development, HRIS, FMLA/Benefits Administration, Accommodations, Policy Administration, Timekeeping and Recruitment. This position, based on experience, pays up to $95k.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the recruitment and on-boarding process, including collaborating with hiring managers to develop diverse recruitment strategies, utilizing various sources to market and advertise position vacancies; screening resumes, conducting interviews, and referring qualified applicants to the appropriate supervisor and/or manager
  • Ensures recruitment efforts are in compliance with OFCCP regulations and are consistent with a government contractor status
  • Assists HR Managers with administering leaves of absence, including short and long-term disabilities, FMLA, PFL, CFRA, PDL, and other unpaid leaves. Meets with employees, maintains records and files, tracks leaves and coordinates documentation
  • Processes status changes in HRIS system related to leaves of absence and provides supporting documentation
  • Facilitates the accommodation process in accordance with the ADA. Maintains accommodation files and documentation
  • Supports the HR Managers with Employee Relations issues, including coaching, counseling, documentation and administering disciplinary action and terminations
  • Supports the HR Managers with internal investigations
  • Maintains training and development information in the Los Angeles and Palo Alto training calendars and processes reports as needed
  • Assists with policy administration, including creating, updating, and interpreting policies for Professional Staff
  • Participates in the annual update to all Firm policies and the annual acknowledgement process
  • Participates in annual audits of job descriptions, internal processes and documentation; ensures accuracy of responsibilities, consistency and compliance with FLSA requirements
  • Participates in the Professional Staff annual performance review process, off-cycle reviews and progress reports
  • Conducts market research and internal and external pay analysis
  • Performs weekly meal and rest break audits within timekeeping software; ensures required payments for missed meal and rest breaks are communicated to the Payroll Department and are paid in compliance with California requirements
  • Participates in the implementation and coordination of department projects, including identifying resources, overseeing progress of ongoing projects and communicating closely with management regarding progress of projects
  • Assists with HR work/life initiatives such as employee assistance programs and promotions

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 5+ years related Human Resources experience
  • 3+ California compliance experience
  • Current knowledge of Human Resources practices, techniques and business trends
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local labor and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Broad and thorough knowledge of Excel and MS Word and a understanding of employee database applications
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Takes initiative and responsibility when dealing with departmental issues
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
  • Flexibility to travel
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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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