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HR Generalist in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Human Resources
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Applies business knowledge and human resources expertise to every facet of the company. Assists in providing a wide range of HR support and advice. Plays a key role in the success of the organization by offering guidance on recruitment, terminations, performance management, employee relations, and HR best practices while facilitating a positive relationship between personnel and senior management.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Implements and administers employee policies
  • Assist in conducting New Hire Orientation and Safety Training
  • Assist in tracking and managing FMLA claims
  • Responsible for attendance tracking and keeping managers informed of attendance issues
  • Provides high-quality advice and service to management on daily employee relations and performance management issues
  • Answers routine questions and inquires that require knowledge of established departmental procedures and familiarity with operations and programs with human resources
  • Assists in conducting internal investigations by gathering data
  • Supports the HR department in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience
  • Assists with the development of various activities such as job fairs, training and development workshops, employee booklets, communications, and/or meetings
  • Offers proactive recruiting assistance
  • Assists in pre-employment screening, applicant assessments and employment verification
  • Maintains ongoing relationships with employment agencies to ensure the selection of the most qualified candidates
  • Prepares termination and severance letters
  • Conducts follow-up exit interviews
  • Responsible for administering benefit and government programs
  • Maintains confidentiality of both current and former employees and their records
  • Maintains personnel files and Human Resource Information System records; compiles reports from HR database
  • Assist in tracking and managing Unemployment Claims, I-9 compliance
  • Assists in sick leave and leave of absence program, FMLA administration, benefit continuation and premium payment tracking


  • Associates Degree in Business Management or related field and 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Knowledge of employment law practices
  • Knowledge of Human Resource systems; Internet software; Microsoft Office Suite; Payroll Database software