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HR Generalist

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The human resource generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with senior HR management.
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  1. Brian McKenzie

    Brian McKenzie

    12/08/2016
    HR Logic 101

    Ask a candidate their spirit animal to see how they react

    My answer - I was under the impression that his was a position that required a Masters Degree, 10 years experience, valid insurance licensing as a Broker, and a proven book of business 8?/

    *WARNING - pointing out how absolutely inane, irrelevant, and juvenile the question is ..... is apparently not the right answer when not dealing with adults.

    Second attempt - It's a Minotaur with Scorpion Tail packing a Soviet RPG with a penchant for red meat and long walks on the beach
    * WARNING - HR has no humor, and does not appreciate sarcasm, snark or mythical half-bulls wielding rocket propelled grenade launchers

    Third Attempt - I had a framed photo of a Rorschach test ink blot, and asked if they allowed pets at the job site.
    *Warning - treat me like a child - and I will return the favor.
    Silly Job Interview - Monty Python
    Silly Job Interview - Monty Python Sketch do episódio 5: "Man's Crisis Of Identity In The Latter Half Of The Twentieth Century" do Flying Circus...
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  2. ProducerJennifer Schultz
    Putting the Human Back in Human Resources
    Putting the Human Back in Human ResourcesPutting the Human Back in Human ResourcesThere are lots of phrases today related to recruiting and hiring that are heard in the Human Resource industry. Yes, we all are on a “quest for the right talent” – those individuals who will add value to our...
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    Jennifer Schultz
    02/08/2016 #14 Jennifer Schultz
    Thanks @Shawn Quinlivan, C.Ht. So much has changed - and certainly not all for the better.
    Shawn Quinlivan, C.Ht.
    02/08/2016 #13 Shawn Quinlivan, C.Ht.
    Some excellent insights, @Jennifer Schultz. What does the automated experience say about the culture of an organization? Thanks for sharing.
    Brian McKenzie
    02/08/2016 #12 Brian McKenzie
    I would take a million dollars to train HR how to hot key an auto response and answer a phone. As a bonus, I will teach them to quit asking the damn spirit animal question.
    Jennifer Schultz
    02/08/2016 #11 Jennifer Schultz
    @Erroll -EL- Warner yes, I have seen the same. Some managers lack the experience, people skills and compassion to recognize good employees.#9
    Jennifer Schultz
    02/08/2016 #10 Jennifer Schultz
    Yes @Brian McKenzie that is a problem. Any many HR departments are too small to handle the volume of incoming potential candidates. But, that means there is room for improvement and better technology to be developed. Could be a million dollar+ idea! #8
    Erroll -EL- Warner
    02/08/2016 #9 Erroll -EL- Warner
    #7 There is a problem Jennifer. If organizations don't strive for the best how would they be able to compete?. There must be a knowledgeable, skillful, competent, and qualified work force. I have seen in places where micro managers terminated the best and were unable to meet their quarterly fiscal obligation. This management human resources relationship or "nuptial" engagement is destroying the integrity of many companies.
    Brian McKenzie
    02/08/2016 #8 Brian McKenzie
    Mail merge is 30 year old tech, auto email response is at least 20, i have yet to meet a company that could sucessfully deploy those together in their hiring process. NOT ONE.
    Jennifer Schultz
    02/08/2016 #7 Jennifer Schultz
    That is definitely one thought Erroll - many HR departments are challenged due to bad management. The biggest issue going on is that too many employers are treating people like a number - replacable - and not investing in treating them well enough to encourage the best employees to stay. #6
    Erroll -EL- Warner
    02/08/2016 #6 Erroll -EL- Warner
    This seem to indicate that the human resources system is broken. What is creating this bad review of human resources is their entanglement or "nuptial" engagement with management. That association will never yield the best talented workers and work force organizations need. Corporate Offices need to start paying attention to such a dilemma.
    Tahir Kashif
    20/07/2016 #4 Tahir Kashif
    Very true and needed in all aspects of life. Thanks @Jennifer Schultz
    Phillip Hubbell
    20/07/2016 #3 Phillip Hubbell
    Call me anything you like....just call me.
    Jennifer Schultz
    20/07/2016 #2 Jennifer Schultz
    Thank you so much @CityVP Manjit for your kind comments - and for including the link to one of my favorite CEO's Richard Branson's blog.. Yes, I would love to rename Human Resources too. - open to suggestions - that will make us more human conscious, human engaging and human focused. #1
    CityVP Manjit
    19/07/2016 #1 CityVP Manjit
    I would say take the "resources" out of human resources and let's see if we can really become more human in the workplace., to represent the classic shift from human doings to human beings. https://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/human-beings-not-human-doings The kind of human being I see Jennifer Schultz being here - a person in her own right and a person who understands the principal transformation required by us to be 21st Century.
  3. ProducerJennifer Schultz
    Job Hunting? Don't Say..."I can do anything!"
    Job Hunting? Don't Say..."I can do anything!"Every day I meet or speak with someone looking for a job. We get into a conversation about what type of job or employer they are looking for, as I try to make recommendations for positions they may be a good fit for and an employer who would benefit...
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    Jennifer Schultz
    20/07/2016 #9 Jennifer Schultz
    #7 No Worries - I appreciate you sharing Charles!
    Jennifer Schultz
    20/07/2016 #8 Jennifer Schultz
    I can agree with you that this is an ongoing problem in hiring - and I know too many people in your same position. I just wrote another buzz touching on some of this - how we have taken the human part out of human resources. One of my follow ups will also be about the excessive amount of time it takes someone to apply to one job, not even taking into consideration that the job seeker will apply to several jobs. We definitely need a new solution for this! :-)#5
    Charles David Upchurch
    20/07/2016 #7 Charles David Upchurch
    Oops. @Jennifer Schultz. I think I misspelled it, earlier.
    Charles David Upchurch
    20/07/2016 #6 Charles David Upchurch
    @Jennifer Schulz sharing this to Career Management as well. Thanks!
    Brian McKenzie
    20/07/2016 #5 Brian McKenzie
    #4 I can't speak for the rest of the millions of unemployed but with 15 years military reserve experience, 10 years in corporate sales, 15 years in health care insurance, a Masters in Health Care Administration / Economics - a Bachelors in International Studies / Economics and a foreign language - I pretty much keep to my wheel house. The point of my comment is that I miss when jobs found me - and I didn't have to waste 1-2 hours of my time for research, revision, submit to hit an ATS wall and a passive aggressive no response - that resulted in maybe 6 seconds of scan and rarely even an auto response reject letter. I learned mail merge and auto content in 1986 - it would be nice with all the blather about tech - to see the sector catch up to that 30 year old capability.
    Jennifer Schultz
    19/07/2016 #4 Jennifer Schultz
    Brian - I interpret your comment to mean that you would like more employees to do what it takes to get the job done, right? I would agree with that, however, I have seen job seekers so desperate for work - that they apply for the wrong position - like a welder applying for a nursing opportunity. (True story and many others like this) It's important that people understand what their skill sets are and how they might transition them into different jobs - but to know which jobs they qualify for and which they do not. Thanks for reading my buzz! :-)
    Brian McKenzie
    18/07/2016 #3 Brian McKenzie
    I really miss the days of " We need your team to invade here, take down this, blow up that, topple such and such, bomb that, hack them, kidnap so &so, break such & such, steal a thing a mabob, create a bunch of lies .....and don't get caught "
    Jennifer Schultz
    18/07/2016 #2 Jennifer Schultz
    Thanks Mary - Yes, I agree that it makes a job seeker seem desperate - I try to coach job seekers about that as they are so anxious to find work that they often job hop because of this very thing. Thanks for sharing my buzz. #1
    Mary White
    18/07/2016 #1 Mary White
    I totally agree @Jennifer Schultz and I would add that saying that you can do anything denotes a little bit of desperation to get the job but not actually investigating what the job offers you apply to are of. I think it is very important to highlight that you are human as everyone else but you have the right attitude and that means be willing to learn. Great buzz!
  4. Amy Dunfee

    Amy Dunfee

    30/06/2016
    Explore your personality by taking a quiz in 12 minutes.
    Amy Dunfee
    Free personality test | 16Personalities
    www.16personalities.com Free personality test - take it to find out why our readers say that this personality test is so accurate, “it's a little bit creepy.” No registration...
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  5. ProducerKen Forrester

    Ken Forrester

    28/06/2016
    The Best Producers, Come Here!
    The Best Producers, Come Here!How big is your book? That is the one question you're probably asked, a lot-if you are a Producer in the group health insurance and employee benefits Industry!Isn’t it interesting why that is the one question everyone wants to know about you, in...
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    Brian McKenzie
    29/06/2016 #2 Brian McKenzie
    Currently in five African countries with 125,000 - aiming at 54 countries and residence of 1.2 Billion with a goal of 5% penetration within 5 years...and then onto China. Cash direct payments and consulting, no insurance (yet) - building dynamic EMR solutions across the continent.
    Cat Gal U.
    28/06/2016 #1 Cat Gal U.
    Welcome to beBee @Ken Forrester I think that your contact may be onto something with this concept.
  6. ProducerGus Chocianas

    Gus Chocianas

    18/06/2016
    Are You Headhunter? ...or Rainmaker?
    Are You Headhunter? ...or Rainmaker?How could Headhunters find high powered Rainmakers?When Headhunters accept an assignment for a senior executive they may get 100 responses of which 10 are regarded as potential candidates. From this number maybe 4 will be presented to their...
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    Britney Thompson
    20/06/2016 #2 Britney Thompson
    Thank you for clearing this out @Gus Chocianas it could be a great HR strategy for a business with a lot of saving as an outcome.
    Karen Hall
    20/06/2016 #1 Karen Hall
    Really informative distinction between the two, Thanks for sharing this @Gus Chocianas
  7. ProducerKevin Pashuk

    Kevin Pashuk

    08/06/2016
    Selling Change
    Selling ChangeMy wife and I have moved many times in our marriage; eighteen times to be exact.  We have moved across town, across the country, and even across international borders.  For those of you thinking we must be on the lam from something, that's not...
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    Paul Walters
    09/06/2016 #18 Paul Walters
    #17 Go on Paul dive right in!!! I've been writing satire for years. tried using it when creative director in advertising but clients were not that brave...should have been they would have sold more product as the buying public are pretty sceptical. I shall sharpen my 'satire' pencil for my next post!
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    09/06/2016 #17 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    #16 Satire is a hair-fine line between verbal abuse and genius. I'm too scared to toe it.
    Kevin Pashuk
    09/06/2016 #16 Kevin Pashuk
    #15 I'm not sure I would quite describe your writings as flippant or sarcastic @Paul Walters. But I would certainly support a move toward excellent satire. Now that is a goal for us writers to aspire to. :)
    Paul Walters
    09/06/2016 #15 Paul Walters
    Thank you Kevin. A splendid piece. perhaps I should follow your lead and temper my scribblings as I veer towards the flippant and sarcastic !!
    Maja Vujovic
    09/06/2016 #14 Maja Vujovic
    Great art is always uncomfortable and comforting at once. The same is true of great leadership. A most useful lesson.
    Kevin Pashuk
    08/06/2016 #13 Kevin Pashuk
    #12 Thanks for the kind words @Tausif Mundrawala. While changing ourselves is important, it is also important to remember that some of us were hired to bring change into organizations. Hopefully my experience can benefit others.
    Tausif Mundrawala
    08/06/2016 #12 Tausif Mundrawala
    An excellent post, Kevin. The painting itself caught my attention and compelled me to read this entire post. What an exceptional way to make everyone understand about change. I have read innumerable articles, posts and books where they(authors) all stressed on bringing change in ourselves but never once I came across with such an enlightening post. Thanks for this post.
    Kevin Pashuk
    08/06/2016 #11 Kevin Pashuk
    #9 Thanks @Lisa Gallagher. Years ago I made a promise to myself... I wanted to wake up each morning (more often than not) and look forward to going to work. I can say that it's been a great life (with high expectations of more great things to come).
    Kevin Pashuk
    08/06/2016 #10 Kevin Pashuk
    #8 I was wondering if anyone would notice... ☺ Thanks @Javier beBee
    Lisa Gallagher
    08/06/2016 #9 Lisa Gallagher
    #6 @Kevin Pashuk, the painting is beautiful, love it! I like the analogy you drew with the poster and people in general needing to see the end. Many people have a hard time with change. Your wife obviously has seen positive changes in all your moves and trusts your judgement a lot. I think it's cool that you have taken the chance to make changes along the way. Maybe many of us would be happier if we did the same. Some people stay stuck in their hum drum lives for a lifetime and that can be very unhealthy. Enjoyed reading this!
    Javier beBee
    08/06/2016 #8 Javier beBee
    @Kevin Pashuk , I like your picture in your profile on beBee :-)
    Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    08/06/2016 #7 Paul "Pablo" Croubalian
    Great Stuff, @Kevin Pashuk! I too try to leave an escape route open. It's a question of saving face for those who must live through the change. Tweeting and sharing
    Kevin Pashuk
    08/06/2016 #6 Kevin Pashuk
    #4 My wife (bless her) shares your desire for consistency @Pamela L. Williams. The fact she followed me around so much is a testimony to her, not me. While moving a lot didn't provide consistency, it certainly has provided us good friends in a number of cities and towns. Thanks for commenting.
    Kevin Pashuk
    08/06/2016 #5 Kevin Pashuk
    #3 Thank you @Anees Zaidi
    Pamela L. Williams
    08/06/2016 #4 Pamela L. Williams
    Great picture Kevin and I totally agree with the concept of selling the end result. I never planned on having a career where I always seem to be involved in process or system improvement projects but alas my innate need to 'fix' things sent me into the change abyss. Early on I just jumped and didn't consider the ramifications but over time I saved myself a lot of headaches and other's a lot worry by learning to sell the change before I jumped. The irony of this situation is; change is actually tough for me. Moving around in my youth as a military brat makes me really appreciate consistency but of course my whole 'fix it' obsession seems to be the stronger of the two needs :-)
    Anees Zaidi
    08/06/2016 #3 Anees Zaidi
    Excellent @Kevin Pashuk I will get back with a personal experience. Your narration is superb.
    Kevin Pashuk
    08/06/2016 #2 Kevin Pashuk
    #1 Thank @Michael Dowling, I've been saying this for years. Some people are even beginning to agree with me. It kills me to see so much money and resources wasted on being mediocre. Technology can be the tool to move organizations to delivering highly differentiating, strategic products and services, but not if it's done in the traditional way.
    Michael Dowling
    08/06/2016 #1 Michael Dowling
    'I'm convinced that IT leadership needs to dramatically change how IT is delivered rather than being relegated to a costly overhead department'. Well stated.
  8. Lisa Baker

    Lisa Baker

    31/05/2016
    Lisa Baker
    ACAS: Get your (HR) squad ready for Euro 2016 - HR News
    hrnews.co.uk Workplace expert, Acas, has launched new guidance today to help employers prepare for potential issues that could arise over the Euro 2016 tournament...
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  9. Bill Stankiewicz
    Latest Employment and Job Trends and News (April 2016)
    Latest Employment and Job Trends and News (April 2016) Watch the latest news about the U.S. employment and jobs...
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  10. Bill Stankiewicz
    SUPPLY CHAIN TIPS ON KEEPING GOOD PEOPLE:::
    Bill Stankiewicz
    Eight Ways to Find and Retain Qualified Supply Chain Talent - Inbound Logistics
    www.inboundlogistics.com The burgeoning need for talent to operate today’s complex supply chains has begun to garner significant attention. Develop new ways to find, recruit, develop, and retain talent with these...
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  11. William Rakow

    William Rakow

    30/04/2016
    William Rakow
    Open Sourcing Google’s HR Secrets - Knowledge@Wharton
    ow.ly Laszlo Bock, senior vice president for people operations at Google, spoke at a Wharton conference about how the firm’s HR department uses analytics to make hiring and other key...
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  12. Javier beBee

    Javier beBee

    22/03/2016
    Javier beBee
    Defining Work-Life Balance in Digital World
    medium.com How do YOU define “work-life balance” in today’s fast evolving Information...
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  13. Dillip Kumar Mudduluru
    Human Resources Profesionals
    Human Resources Profesionals
    Human Resources Profesionals Official Human Resources hive on beBee. Connect with people in your field and exchange information, knowledge and professional
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    David George
    06/01/2016 #3 David George
    Looking for job opening for the post of HR-Recuritment in BPO sector. if any pls call @ +91-7812924976 or mail me at ureach.dgeorge@gmail.com.
    RAMESHKUMAR SAHOO
    05/01/2016 #2 RAMESHKUMAR SAHOO
    there any requirement ,please get back to me mob-9700180613 ramesh.sahoo20@gmail.com
    RAMESHKUMAR SAHOO
    05/01/2016 #1 RAMESHKUMAR SAHOO
    i am looking a job
  14. Suja .R

    Suja .R

    12/09/2015
    Talent India Associates Job opening for MBA candidates Qualification: MBA HR Job location: Chennai Salary: 10k-18k Gender: Male and female Job Type: Permanent job Key skills: Good communication skills Decision maker Leadership skill Both fresher and experience can apply Interview date: 14-17/9/15(10am-3.30pm) Contact person: Suja(HR) 8754233514 sujatalentindia@gmail.com INTEREST CANDIDATES CAN APPLY SOON.... Preference for immediate joiner... Suja .R
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    Naganandini Rao
    28/12/2015 #5 Naganandini Rao
    Hi I am working as HR specialist from 2013, I am MBA in HR & TQM. please let me know if there is any job openings. Working in Induction formalities, trg and development, performance management, exit formalities, employee relations and employee engagement activities.
    Aswin Vijayan
    12/11/2015 #4 Aswin Vijayan
    Hi Suja, this is Aswin. Having an experience of 44months as HR Operations role. Kindly let me know if you have any openings.
    Rakesh Das
    09/11/2015 #3 Rakesh Das
    Hi! this is Rakesh, i am working as a HR-Executive profile for more than two years now, take care of cross functional areas like recruitment, on- boarding, induction program, employee engagement program, vendor management, preparing off line HRIS report, grievance handling etc except, payroll ..it would be great if you can help me with hr vacancy if any (9883032681) to reach me. thank you.
    Suja .R
    30/09/2015 #2 Suja .R
    Fine Thooyavan. Currently u r in chennai or not?
    thooyavan subramaniam
    29/09/2015 #1 thooyavan subramaniam
    Respected Sir/Mam,

    My name Thooyavan .currently looking job change . Having 6 years experience as HR
    Among 6 years i had contributed payroll adminstration for 1year 6 months,General admin for 6years
    Hr recruiter as 4years & Hr Generalist as 2years & 6 month

    My present location : Chennai
    Desired location : Chennai ,Bangalore & Coimbatore
    My mail id : thooya1984@gmail.com
    Notice period : immediate to join
    Kindly let me know if u come across anyopening
    Mobile number : 7305544851

    Thanks & regards,
    Thooyavan.s