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HR Generalist

Job ID: BH495154

Category: HR Generalist

Specialty: Human Resources

HR Generalist

Reporting to the Sr. HR Business Partner, the HR Generalist collaborates with HR colleagues to execute HR initiatives, programs and services that support the
strategic goals. The HR Generalist works closely with the HR Partners and compensation and benefits team to provide services in the areas of recruiting, general employee relations, organizational development, compensation, and policy interpretation. The HR Generalist will also play an integral role in compliance and risk mitigation efforts within the department. This includes creating processes and systems to ensure full adherence to federal regulations related to I-9, CORI, FLSA, etc.




  • BA/BS required.
  • 3-5 years professional Human Resources experience required; preferably in a generalist role
  • Professional certification in Human Resources (SPHR, PHR) preferred




  • In collaboration with Sr. HR Partners, responsible for delivering programs and services that address general employee relations, organizational development and employee engagement to assigned areas
  • Serve as first point of conduct for staff and faculty regarding general HR questions
  • Assist hiring managers with job postings including updating job descriptions and proving guidance on Workday recruiting tasks.
  • Assist with offers of employment including compensation recommendations
  • Initiate HireRight and MA state CORI background checks for new hires and every three years; ensuring full compliance with our background verification policy
  • Approve employee changes/actions in Workday including internal applications, data changes and terminations 
  • Facilitate new hire orientation and assist with new hire onboarding
  • Conduct exit interviews and manage off boarding process
  • Report on exit interview survey data
  • Provide backup to HR Coordinator




  • BA/BS required.
  • 3-5 years professional Human Resources experience required, preferably in a generalist role.
  • Culturally competent individual with experience working collaboratively in a very diverse, multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Takes initiative and works well independently and within a team; uses a structured approach to work that allows prioritization in an environment that can be ambiguous and often busy.
  • Quick learner who enjoys working with data and is able to translate to priorities and employee satisfaction.
  • Proficiency with a wide array of desktop applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; familiarity with Macs a plus.
  • Must be able to handle numerous, detail-oriented tasks simultaneously.  Must be able to work within tight deadlines.
  • Self-starter who is passionate about developing HR skills and delivering exceptional service to all with whom they interact.
  • Strict adherence to the highest standards of confidentiality.
  • Superb interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication.
  • Sound, objective judgment and decision-making skills, ability to handle sensitive, delicate matters in a professional, discrete manner.
  • Solution oriented with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Culturally competent individual with experience working collaboratively in a very diverse, multi-cultural environment.


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts