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HR Generalist



People & HR
Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description:

The Opportunity

As an HR Generalist at our cutting-edge HR technology company, you'll work with the latest HR tools and systems, gaining hands-on experience with industry-leading software. Collaborate with a diverse team of HR professionals, broadening your understanding and application of HR practices. Our commitment to continuous learning provides access to ongoing training, keeping you updated with the latest trends and best practices. You'll play a key role in shaping innovative HR strategies, with opportunities for significant career advancement within the company. Additionally, our collaborative culture allows you to expand your professional network, working alongside HR experts and industry leaders. Join us to develop your HR skills, contribute to transformative projects, and impact the future of HR technology.

**This is a hybrid role requiring at least two days a week onsite in our Framingham, MA HQ office**

What we can offer you

  • An opportunity to engage in diverse and challenging responsibilities spanning various HR functions, including recruitment, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration, and compliance.

  • Work alongside experienced HR professionals and gain valuable insights into best practices and industry standards.

  • Contribute to the full employee lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding, and play a pivotal role in shaping our company culture and employee experience.

  • Continuous Learning: Access opportunities for ongoing learning and development, including training sessions, workshops, and educational resources to enhance your skills and expertise.

  • Utilize state-of-the-art HRIS systems, particularly Workday, to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulations, enabling you to focus on high-impact initiatives.

  • Career Advancement: Take advantage of career advancement opportunities within our growing organization, with the potential for progression into leadership roles based on performance and merit.

  • Be part of a mission-driven company committed to making a positive impact, both internally with our employees and externally within our community and industry.

The Skills you will bring

  • Experience with verbal and written communication abilities to clearly conveying HR policies, provide guidance, mediate conflicts, and ensure smooth interactions with employees and management.

  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, such as recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, and compliance, ensuring all HR processes are efficient and deadlines are met.

  • The ability to quickly and effectively resolve issues is crucial. This includes addressing employee grievances, navigating complex HR regulations, and finding innovative solutions to improve HR processes and enhance employee satisfaction.

  • Proficiency in HR management systems, like Workday, or other relevant software is important in order to maintain accurate employee records, ensuring compliance, and streamlining HR operations.

  • Strong interpersonal skills in order to build and maintain positive relationships with employees, managers, and external partners. This includes empathy, active listening, and the ability to work collaboratively.

  • A solid understanding of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations is essential to ensure compliance and effectively advising on HR policies and procedures.


  • Worked closely with a diverse team of HR professionals, contributing to the development and application of innovative HR practices.

  • Leveraged Workday to maintain accurate employee records and ensure compliance with federal, state, and country-specific regulations, contributing to a seamless and compliant HR operation.

  • Supported the recruitment and hiring process by conducting interviews, issuing employment contracts and offer letters, and updating records for new hires. Successfully managed the onboarding process, collecting new hire feedback and overseeing the probation process to ensure a smooth transition for new employees.

  • Managed employee separations and conducted comprehensive exit interviews, collecting valuable data to inform future HR strategies and improve retention rates.

  • Acted as a key liaison between HR and other departments such as payroll and benefits, ensuring seamless communication and efficient handling of HR-related matters across the organization.

The Company:

At Workhuman® our mission is to bring more humanity to the workplace. We recognise and embrace individuals’ differences and believe that workforce diversity and inclusion are essential to our long-term growth and success. Even if you don’t think you “check every single box” above, please still consider applying. We’re looking for a human who is collaborative, and innovative with a growth mindset. We love what we do because we’re shaping the future of work through our people and our technology. Our human cloud-based applications are helping some of the world’s leading global brands connect culture to shared purpose. The Workhuman Cloud empowers employees to thank, talk and celebrate each other, creating an environment that sparks gratitude and human connection while increasing employee engagement and productivity.

Did you know we have an award-winning culture across EMEA and North America:

  • We were named as #5 Best Workplace in the Great Place to Work Awards in Ireland in 2022 in the large sized workplace category. We were also recognised as a Best Workplace for Women and a Best Workplace in Technology in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

  • In 2021 we were named as #2 Best Workplace in Europe in the medium sized workplace category.

  • We were also recognised as #2 Best Large Places to Work in Boston by Built In for 2023 as well as a Best Place to Work in Boston, U.S. Best Large Places to Work and U.S. Best Places to Work.

  • There are currently over 7.5 million users on the Workhuman® cloud across 180 countries.

  • Our core values are Respect, Determination, Innovation and Imagination.

Workhuman is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. We proudly provide a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions at Workhuman are based on solely on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Workhuman believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.