HR Generalist

  • Internship
  • Seattle

Website ApexSystems Apex Systems

HR Generalist III

Location: Seattle, Wa 100% Onsite (Day 1, Seattle)

Duration: 6 Month Contract

Shift: 8am-5pm PST

Pay Range: $32/hr – $38/hr

Conversion/Extend: High chance of conversion


  1. 8 years of Human Resources experience
  2. SHRM-CP or PHR
  3. Bachelor’s in Human Resources or related field

Job Description:

The HR Partners (HRPs) are known for their knowledge of HR programs, processes and tools. They act as the frontline consultant to people managers in creating a positive employee experience, offering consistent HR advice on people matters. They operate and are seen as subject matter experts, having sound knowledge in company and local programs, processes and policies, offering a strong and compelling point of view around HR related matters, thus building credibility. They are committed to collaboration with multiple HR Business Partners, HR specialists and people managers across various business lines.

Key Job Responsibilities:

Managers collaborate using different communication channels with the HR Partners to support sensitive and often complex employee issues including disciplinary and performance processes. These channels can include 1:1s, multiple stakeholder meetings to educate Managers on relevant people matters. The HRP will act as an influential partner in helping managers with performance management, employee relations concerns and retention efforts. With their visibility across businesses and their access to data on managers’ and employees’ requests, HRPs spot trends and identify emerging needs and address them with innovative people programs, tools and processes.

Performance Management:

• Work with people managers end to end on performance management cases. This includes consulting on performance concerns, supporting managers when starting the process and finalizing separation agreements.

• Analyze data and observations across the organization, highlighting trends and recommending/driving solutions, as appropriate.

Employee Relations & Support:

• Consult managers on people matters that require in-depth knowledge of policies, procedures and local legislation.

• Coordinate with the legal department and the ER POC on ER matters, and conducts investigations.

• Channel transactional inquiries to HRS Tier1/Tier2. Respond to non-routine inquiries from employees and managers.

• Process ownership for Employee Relations management, including disciplinary & performance improvement & exit management.

HR General:

• Act as stewards of the employee experience and are “culture keepers”. Act as POC and Program Manager for people tools, processes, programs or projects. Manage implementation and review of those.

• Complete cross functional projects and programs that improve the employee experience and increase manager capability.


• Bachelor’s in Human Resources or related field


• Minimum of 8 years of Human Resources experience

• Business and HR acumen, including strong problem-solving skills, high judgment, critical thinking and analysis.

• Work location: on site in Seattle, WA


• Excellent communication skills.

• Drives recommendations and prioritization.

• Experience working in a highly matrixed organization.

• Project management and execution skills.

• Coaching and consulting skills.

• Thrives in a high-pressure environment and able to manage multiple simultaneous priorities.

• Possesses intellectual curiosity; brings insight into the team & business.

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