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Based on 4,359 responses, the job of Human Resources (HR) Generalist has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.01 out of 5. On average, Human Resources (HR) Generalists are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Generalist?

June 2014
"Good Progressive Firm."
Human Resources (HR) Generalist:
Pros: The autonomy. The challenge. Ability to grow.
Cons: The pay.
July 2014
"Educated HR Professionals Succeed."
Human Resources (HR) Generalist:
All HR Generalist worth their salt, stay up to date on legal issues, industry standards and news. Utilize every networking connection, every colleague to gain information on what is up and coming in HR. Utilize free online resources such as LinkedIn, SHRM and Department of Labor to name a few. These sites have a plethora of information on labor market information and legal statute changes.
July 2014
"The vision & clarity on future growth."
Human Resources (HR) Generalist:
Keep updating your skillset as per the industry standards.
August 2014
"Rewarding and Challenging."
Human Resources (HR) Generalist:
Pros: Helping hiring managers resolve problems.
Cons: Lack of business processes.
October 2014
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December 2014
"Being pulled in 500 directions every minute very stressful."
Human Resources (HR) Generalist:
Pros: The relationship I develop with my employees.
Cons: I'm expected to do 500 things at once and work 60 hours a week and still am not caught up enough.
December 2014
"Growth potential."
Human Resources (HR) Generalist:
Pros: Flexibility, able to make my own decisions, work closely with management and executives to make the goals of the company as well as provide job satisfaction to employees.
Cons: High expectations from employees with a sense of entitlement, not enough leeway with important decisions that I feel would benefit the company as well as employees, limited responsibilities when it comes to strategic developments.