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Job Description for Human Resources Generalist I

Human Resources Generalist I assists in administering human resources policies and procedures. Collects and maintains HR data related to compensation, benefits, training, recruitment, etc. to help make recommendations for improvement. Being a Human Resources Generalist I processes paperwork for functional area according to established procedures. May prepare internal employee communications regarding compensation, benefits, or company policies. Additionally, Human Resources Generalist I may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a manager. The Human Resources Generalist I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Human Resources Generalist I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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