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HR Generalist in Reston, VA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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    Reston, VA
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Job Description

Staffing Now has a great temp-to-hire opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist to support administration of all aspects of Human Resources with one of our prominent clients in Reston, VA.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct and support effective employee on-boarding process and new employee orientation program including: creating new employee packets to provide during orientation, processing and entering onboarding paperwork into systems, scheduling and meeting with new employees for corporate orientations
  • Manage and administer all company benefits to include: life and disability insurance, 401k, health insurance, COBRA, and worker's compensation, including maintaining and updating data in all benefit platforms (Kelly, Ascensus, ADP WFN, Optum, etc.)
  • Support Director of Human Resources in Request for Offer process and create and/or provide offer letters and other written correspondence to provide to Hiring Managers
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate and HR policies and procedures
  • Coordinate exit interview process and effective out-boarding process
  • Support and train supervisors to facilitate communication and ensure fair, responsive, and equitable experience for employees in accordance with the company's established policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state mandated requirements as well as completing all required reporting related to EEO-1, VETS100, Affirmative Action, etc.
  • Field general employee questions and connect with appropriate managers and specialists as needed
  • Perform payroll/benefit related support
  • Lead and plan employee related events (all staff meetings, benefit briefings, etc.)
  • Partner with Director of Human Resources to monitor employee retention and morale, supporting and executing initiatives that maintain and improve upon current culture of meeting and exceeding employee expectations
  • Provide HR metrics to HR Director and senior leadership
  • Manage Recordkeeping
  • Proactively handle administrative work. Follow-through on tasks, filing, tracking, signatures, materials preparation and dissemination, reports, mail, supplies, requisition/invoice. Create written documents (emails, letters, reports, outlines, PowerPoint slides)
  • Maintain and update HR data in ADP Workforce Now. Maintain employee, benefit, and payroll files.
  • Review compensation to ensure market competitiveness and internal equity

Required and Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years working in human resources
  • Must have broad experience to include solid experience with HRIS administration, benefits management, employee relations, compensation and policy development
  • Must be proficient with various computer software including Microsoft Office, HR & payroll system, strong spreadsheet experience and presentation software
  • Demonstrated ability with attention to detail, high degree of professionalism and confidentiality, logical and strategic thinking; excellent organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have negotiation skills in working with vendors as well as serving as liaison between employees and managers
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be organized, creative and have the ability to work independently as well as with others, and be able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • General understanding of IT field
  • Experience working with ADP Workforce Now preferred
  • Recruiting experience a plus


  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • SHRM, CP or SHRM, PHR preferred

Qualified candidates should apply today with a summary of qualifications and salary requirements both on a temporary and permanent basis.