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HR Generalist, CBS News

Company: ViacomCBS--
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Role Summary
We are looking for an organized, and relatable HR Generalist for our fast-paced HR Business Partner team, supporting CBS News. The HR Generalist plays a key role in keeping the team organized around HR and business priorities and helping employees and managers navigate the company. If you are looking to further your career in Human Resources, come work and learn with us.
--- Serve as lead HRBP for our Archive Sales and Archive Library departments; approximately 60 employees. Work closely with leadership and staff on all HR needs from hiring and onboarding top talent to thinking critically about their organizational structure and helping employees achieve their highest potential.
--- Provide broad support across the News Division with headcount tracking, securing hiring approvals, crafting job descriptions, and posting job requisitions.
--- Handle employee relations issues; coach and counsel employees on career development, skill development and interpersonal relationships. Mediate and resolve conflicts. Support managers' efforts to provide employees with feedback both oral and written; draft/co-author speaking points, development plans and disciplinary memos. Partner with managers on termination actions. Partner and coordinate with employment law, labor, and our central investigation teams as appropriate; ensuring fair and consistent application of policies and practices.
--- Prepare and maintain employee census and other ad hoc reports and metrics. Work with VP on diversity reporting for leaders; strategize and implement critical D&I initiatives.
--- Process HR transactions respond to routine employee inquiries and connect employees with central resources as needed.
--- Stay abreast of trends related to the Human Resources discipline; pursue and attend training courses and other learning opportunities to keep skills current.
--- Assist with the ideation, planning, and execution of employee engagement activities.
--- Support team with ad hoc projects. Handles other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications
--- Bachelor's degree
--- 3+ years of HR experience meeting fast paced employee or client needs
--- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Eligibility Requirements
--- Must be willing to work in New York, NY
--- Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
--- Highly responsive, "customer service" minded professional who works well in a team environment
--- Exceptional initiative, follow-through, and attention to detail
--- Exceptional communication skills; able to communicate with all levels of staff (written and oral)
--- Extremely flexible, composed individual who builds trust and instills confidence
--- Possess a natural, yet professional ease at working with and relating to the needs of employees in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
--- Proven ability to handle extremely confidential information, act with integrity and use discretion
--- Ability to multi-task and balance numerous priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
--- Naturally curious, self-starter; able to work and seek out answers/resources independently
--- Ability and willingness to handle operational and administrative duties.
--- Experience with HR information systems and reporting software
--- Passionate about learning and delivering innovative, transformational HR support. ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement. As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.

Keywords: ViacomCBS--, New York , HR Generalist, CBS News, Human Resources , New York, New York

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