As a Human Resource Generalist, my duties included writing/updating job descriptions, performing job analysis, making recommendations on improvements, planning and developing organizational goals, forecasting for expansion and/or contraction, and analyzing business trends (such as seasonal changes, economic/financial events, etc.) I also recruited new talent to the organization by contacting state employment agencies, recruiters, and local universities. I attended job fairs and job seminars to seek talent; I advertised on the internet, the local newspaper, and local radio shows whenever the organization had job openings.
Additional human resource duties included researching and explanation of employment laws and practices; the administration of personality/interest tests to employees; providing safety training to employees; the prevention of negative labor relations, and ensuring employee motivation and moral remained positive.
My leadership duties included the management of six employees, to whom I provided guidance and job-enriching activities. I took over the Human Resource Administrator’s position when he was away. I also acted as a liaison/mediator between managers and employees.
Office automation duties included answering phone calls, responding to e-mails; distribute mail, processing distribution materials such as memorandums, correspondence, brochures, and advertising flyers. I used Microsoft Office to publish documents, perform simple calculations in Excel, keep/update customer and employee databases in Access, and send e-mails using Microsoft Outlook.
I also performed basic time-keeping and payroll duties which consisted of adding up total hours worked by each employee and the deduction of taxes. I also processed new-hire paperwork and provided guidance throughout the hiring process.
I was in charge of the confidential handling of all personal information and the safeguarding of information technology assets such as computers, file folders, cell phones, etc.
Additional duties included the replenishment of office supplies/inventory, providing a safe working environment for employees, ensuring drug/harassment/reprisal-free working experience for each employee, and keeping updated on changing laws and regulations regarding human resource management.