HR Generalist

  • Freelance
  • McLean

Website roberthalf Robert Half

The world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm and parent company of @Protiviti . Robert Half is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.


If you have a passion for Human Resources and you’re looking for an exciting, new Generalist contract opportunity, Robert Half has the opportunity for you as a Human Resources Generalist. In this role, you will perform various HR duties, including recruiting, conducting new hire orientation, updating the employee handbook, and managing employee relations.

What you get to do every day

  • Differentiate local, state, and federal laws to current internal policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with upper management, employees, and third-party vendors
  • Collaborate with other HR team members to oversee the hiring and onboarding process for new company employees
  • Create & /or support a recruitment plan according to business and operational projections
  • Accountable for completing various tasks to support the daily operations of the HR department
  • Develop employee engagement plans, including budget approvals and management oversite
  • Manage digital and physical files for employees and their documents, including benefits, attendance records, and annual reviews
  • Assess employee performance, including appraising pay scales, assisting with annual reviews, and coordinating disciplinary action (including terminations if necessary)
  • Develop onboarding plans and train newly hired employees on HR policies, internal procedures, and regulations
  • Draft templates for HR documents, including the Employee Handbook
  • Employee relations, including engaging employees and coordinating sensitive conversations
  • Create official internal documents such as offer letters, appointment letters, salary adjustments, updates to the employee handbook, leave of absences, and warning/termination letters



  • Prior experience implementing and coordinating Open Enrollment is a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal business skills
  • Candidates who are highly professional, as well as able to use good judgment and maintain a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity, will be preferred
  • Experience with full cycle recruiting
  • Skilled in technology applications and software, as well as social media platforms
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects
  • Prior HR Generalist experience preferred
  • Prior experience with Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)
  • Proven understanding local, state and federal laws
  • B.A. or B.S. degree preferred, preferably with a Human Resources or Psychology emphasis

­Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go.

Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit

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