HR Generalist

$30 - $40 hourly

Job Category:Human Resources

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:In Office

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [In Office]

Job ID:125927

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is partnering with a client at the forefront of innovation in the manufacturing industry. As a trusted leader in the field, they take pride in producing high-quality products that serve a variety of industries. They also believe in the power of their talented workforce, and are committed to fostering an environment where employees can thrive. Join this client in Wheeling, Illinois, as a dedicated and dynamic Human Resources Generalist to contribute to continued success.

As a Human Resources Generalist, you will play a pivotal role in supporting HR functions to ensure the workforce remains the driving force behind achievements. You will be responsible for a wide range of HR activities, including employee relations, recruitment, benefits administration and HR compliance.

HR Generalist Responsibilities:

  • Process payroll for the site, with future plans to centralize payroll as a backup function
  • Handle employee changes in the HR System (UKG)
  • Support recruiting efforts by evaluating, scheduling and interviewing candidates
  • Assist with the pre-onboarding stage of new hires
  • Lead the new hire orientation process, including reviewing benefit offerings
  • Assist employees in benefit enrollment and collaborate with the benefits team as needed
  • Ensure timely completion of weekly time approvals by management, providing assistance when necessary
  • Assist with Employee Relations concerns to maintain a positive work environment
  • Support the development and execution of employee activities and recognition programs
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of employee training and development programs

HR Generalist Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or a related field (HR certification is a plus)
  • Proven HR experience, preferably as an HR Generalist
  • Strong knowledge of HR laws, regulations and best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information discreetly
  • Proficiency in HR software and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Detail-oriented and organized with strong problem-solving skills

Thank you,

Graham McIntosh 
Sr. Project Manager
Human Resources Recruiting - LaSalle Network 


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.