HR Generalist Roles & Responsibility - employee relations

S.Uma Started The Discussion:

Pl tell me about the roles and responsibilities of HR Generalist.

vang_vinay -  Member Since: Aug 2008
Hi Uma,

Instead of waiting for the replies, please do googling and already our seniors have provided the answeres for the same question.
My sincere suggestion is first you try if you dont get the answer bank on others.

All the best :)


nabomita1979 -  Member Since: Apr 2006
Dear Uma,

I agree with Vinay, you would stand to learn more each time you use the 'Research ' tab. Here are few suggestions while you prepare on your knowledge or HR Generalist.

HR generalist usually covers every area from joining till exit including managing employee alumni. Ideally line HR works as generalist. This fundamentally excludes recruitment. Training may or may not be completely under this purview. Though, it would depend, on the organization structure, business model and the scale of the organization.

Here are few discussions which might help you build on this knowledge. Please do read the article as it reflects a day in the life of a HR Generalist.

Once you gain more knowledge, please do put your question related to the way of handling escalations or any other areas which may interest you.

Wish you all the best!

A day in the HR Generalist's life:
HR Tasks:
HR Roles:
Business HR Roles: Business Hr Responsibilities


kamalarya -  Member Since: Jun 2008
Dear S.Uma


Position Description:

The Human Resources Generalist manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office. The HR Generalist manages the administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs. The HR Generalist carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: departmental development, Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS), employee relations, training and development, benefits, compensation, organizational development, and employment.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• recruiting and staffing logistics;
• organizational and space planning;
• performance management and improvement systems;
• organization development;
• employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting;
• employee orientation, development, and training;
• policy development and documentation;
• employee relations;
• company-wide committee facilitation;
• company employee communication;
• compensation and benefits administration;
• employee safety, welfare, wellness and health; and
• employee services and counseling.

Hope this helps

Kind Regards

shetty uday -  Member Since: Jul 2013
Dear uma.

I understand about your question ,its showing your interest and confusion for your roles and responsibility in your organization .
but your very lucky because its good for u , here am not discussing hr roles and responsibility because of all of our hr friends were given good information about it. so here am given some ideas to you for whatever you do its depends upon your confidently because of your management people they easily find it about mistakes , but in the beginning of hr profession its very cleverly handle of the employees and employer. so whenever you go to solve the problem be practical way don't go any negative because of each members mind its defends first you have to find the people behavior and task ,once you understand their things you will handling very easily but its take more time. As a generalist various ways you get all the information this way is good ,but its depends upon your way of speak and behavior but be handle in sensitive because of your doing managerial and as well as operational level also . i think its enough for you.

Thanks and Regards.




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