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I am a HR generalist: What should I put on my CV?

How to write the perfect HR CV

16-05-2017
Submitted by global_admin on Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:31
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I have included some general points which cover all of the broad ranging areas of a generalist HR practitioner at a junior or a senior level which should be included in a HR CV.


Every HR job description will place a stronger emphasis in one or two areas, it’s important to note this and to expand on this in your CV. 

A HR generalist or HR manager's CV should include: 

Main duties & responsibilities 

Communication

  • Liaise with business partners ensuring consistent roll out of HR policies and communications.
  • Provide information for HR monthly reports: mention a number of reports you are involved in.

Finance

  • Support HR business planning and headcount process.
  • Manage and support payroll activity on behalf of HR Dept which includes bonus process and salary benchmarking for the site.
  • Ensure departmental spend is within budget while maintaining superior service.

Employee relations

  • Provide support and advice on employee relations matters.
  • Provide support and advice on employment legislation.
  • Manage monitoring and reporting of absence, lates, etc. 
  • Advise people managers on performance improvement guidelines.

Recruitment

  • Manage the recruitment and selection of direct and indirect employees within the company.
  • Manage contract renewal process.

HSE (Health Safety and Environmental) 

  • Play an active role in HSE within the company.

Learning and development

  • Support management/employee development.
  • Manage organisational talent review process.
  • Manage succession planning and career development.
  • Support company learnings and development initiatives.
  • Management of performance review process.
  • Support mentoring program.

Project management

  • Lead and support business related projects, where requested, to drive HR and the business forward.

Other

  • Continuous improvement focus.
  • Support overall strategy and annual improvement plans.
  • HR compliance focusing on audit preparation and documentation for the site.

Systems:
Always ensure you detail all systems experience clearly on your CV.

Education:
Note all academic qualification ensuring any in-house or external course in particular anything relating to employee relations.

Download a sample HR CV Below.

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