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HR Generalist

Company: Squishable
Location: Washington
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Squishable is a close-knit team of designers, artists, pop culture-fanatics, and lovers of all things adorable. Together we create the cutest, cuddliest, (and sometimes downright unusual) plush and lifestyle products in the world. With the millions-strong Squishable fan community cheering us on (and a lot of cupcakes, coffee, and karaoke) we make people say "awww." Our offices are in a sunny Soho loft in NYC, and downtown Washington DC.What does this position do?We are looking for an enthusiastic Human Resources (HR) Generalist to implement a variety of human resource programs. The HR department will depend on your assistance in a number of important functions such as staffing, compensation and benefits, and employee engagementResponsibilities:

  • Recruits, interviews, and facilitates the hiring of qualified job applicants for open positions.
  • Conducts background checks and employee eligibility verifications for new hires.
  • Manages benefit administration including open enrollment, working with benefit brokers and insurance partners, new employee enrollment, and qualifying life event changes.
  • Supports an inclusive culture and commitment to a work environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, and bullying.
  • Creates and manages processes and solutions for specific operational needs including store policies, reporting, time management, and record keeping.
  • Conduct timely investigations on all employee relations matters, leading these with confidentiality, trust, compliance, and empathy.
  • Partners with the store leadership team to create and carry out policies, talent strategies, progressive discipline, and retention initiatives.
  • Adapt and implement people programs and processes including annual review process, talent development, and change management efforts.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and recommended best practices; frequently reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.Who are you?This is an exciting opportunity for someone that loves all things People! You're ambitious, hungry, resourceful, and looking for an chance to make an impact within a growing company.Other nice to haves:
    • A bachelor's degree in business, human resources or a related field (preferred)
    • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative
    • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of HR resources and tools
    • Excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.
    • Proven capability to foster and support a positive, inclusive, diverse, and highly collaborative employee culture.
    • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills..
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
    • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
    • SHRM-CP or similar HR certification is a plus.
    • Prior retail experience is a plus.At Squishable.com, Inc. we value, celebrate, and support diversity and inclusivity across our community and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skillsets. We do not discriminate against any applicant's race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and booster by date of hire.CCPA disclosure notice here.Job Type: Full-timePay: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per yearBenefits:
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee assistance program
      • Health insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Parental leave
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 8 hour shift
        • Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

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