• HR Generalist

    Human Resources/Talent Acquisition
    US-NY-New York
  • Responsibilities

    The Human Resources Generalist supports employees and managers in the U.S. and Canada. The day-to-day work of this role will support all stages of the employee lifecycle including answering general questions, facilitating manager training, and partnering with managers to resolve employee relations issues. The HR Generalist will work closely with the rest of the HR team to ensure the delivery of global projects and region specific process improvements.


    • Partner with managers to understand and resolve employee relations issues including providing guidance on company policies and procedures, advising on disciplinary action, writing performance improvement plans, and addressing general concerns.
    • Conduct employment-related investigations and work with legal counsel as necessary.
    • Support processes through the employee lifecycle including performance management, organizational change, and conduct issues.
    • Review employee handbooks and make updates as required.
    • Review federal, state, and local compliance changes such as paid sick leave and make policy changes where appropriate.
    • Develop and deliver trainings for managers on various topics such as effective communication as well as annual compliance training for employees.
    • Review HR processes and suggest changes to improve efficiency and scalability.
    • Perform other special projects or duties when required.


    Your experience includes:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability connect with employees and management
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Experience using MS Office suite
    • Able to perform in a fast-paced environment while always maintaining excellent service
    • Comfortable in difficult situations
    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
    • 5 to 7 years experience in HR
    • Multi-state work experience and knowledgeable in employment laws

    Desired skills:

    • Experience using ADP Workforce Now and/or Workday


    For more than 25 years, TransPerfect has provided comprehensive language and technology solutions to help our clients communicate and conduct business more effectively in a global marketplace. Equipped with a quality management system certified to both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 17100:2015 standards, TransPerfect provides a full array of language and business support services, including translation, interpretation, multicultural marketing, website globalization, subtitling, voiceovers, staffing services, e-learning and training, and legal support services. TransPerfect also offers a suite of next-generation technologies that significantly reduce costs and improve consistency throughout the translation process, making TransPerfect the vendor of choice for the world's leading multinationals.

    With annual revenues of over $615 million, TransPerfect is the world's largest provider of language services and technology solutions. From offices in more than 90 cities on six continents, TransPerfect offers a full range of services in 170+ languages to clients worldwide. With an unparalleled commitment to quality and client service, TransPerfect is fully ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 certified. TransPerfect has global headquarters in New York, with regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.




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