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    HR Generalist - Medford, WI

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    Date Posted:  4/24/17

    Advance your career and receive world-class training, all while joining the world’s “Most Admired Food Company”, as an HR Generalist. As an HR Generalist you will be a part of an on-site HR team and partner with factory management to deliver high quality support and advice. The HR Generalist will support our vision and strategic direction to cultivate our world-class manufacturing and distribution facilities, acting as a change agent to continually develop the culture and support our vision. In this varied role, you will be responsible for ensuring on-site human capital requirements are met including: the sustainability of a reliable and competent workforce and labor crewing that delivers improvements in productivity. This position will provide guidance across industrial and employment law, recruitment, induction, performance management, change management and engagement initiatives.

     In this position, you will have the ability to lead a broad array of HR initiatives in a highly challenging and rewarding environment where you will play a significant role in impacting our factories and people strategy. This is a role where your contributions will be noticed and you will be able to make a real difference within our organization. 

    This is a great opportunity to learn and contribute to a Nestle USA’s standards and practices and work alongside an array of iconic pizza brands such as Tombstone, Jack's and DiGiorno.

    Duties & Key Responsibilities:

    General HR Support

    • Provide support to employees and managers in the handling of all human resource related activities which may include:  employee relations, fielding employee questions or concerns, communication and the interpretation of policies and procedures. 
    • Supports and serves as a liaison between employees and management
    • Provide counsel to employees and management to maintain a productive and positive work environment, including development planning, coaching, etc. 
    • Advise managers on salary offers and equity increases (Cornerstone Evaluation).
    • Partner with HR Specialty groups to effectively manage: employee Leave of Absences, Short-Term Disability, FMLA requests, Workers Compensation issues, OSHA requirements, Relocation, PTO issues, and unemployment claims.
    • Coordinate workers compensation program, includes issues relating to modified duty/early return to work, ADA and litigation
    • Assist in the recruitment efforts and new hire and transfer processes including but not limited to: coordination of openings, development of job descriptions, diversity recruitment strategies, interview candidates, job offer recommendations and offer letters, write announcements, and act as liaison with the hiring manager and the recruiting team.
    • Conduct employee investigations as needed and ensure timely and responsible resolutions.
    • Consult with appropriate legal counsel as needed.

    Performance Management

    • Consult with and advise management to maximize employee productivity through swift and timely resolution
    • Resolve employee performance issues to ensure appropriate corrective action steps are taken, including coaching, verbal / written warnings (corrective action), Performance Improvement Plans.


    • Ensure all associates and managers are properly trained to use tools and resources for effective performance and development evaluations (PDGs) and merit and compensation reviews. 
    • Provide counsel and support to managers for performance development and improvement. Provide and track compliance of required training including conducting New Employee Orientation, New Manager Orientation, Harassment Awareness and other related compliance training, leadership and management courses, etc. as needed.


    • Monitor all EEO compliance and Affirmative Action programs including drafting annual AAP.
    • Ensure compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to Human Resources matters. 
    • Partner with internal Compliance team to participate in audits conducted by state or federal agencies such as the OFCCP. 
    • Monitor and provide feedback regarding the use of policies and procedures and propose / draft policies / updates as needed.


    County Materials Corp.

    Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Date Posted:  4/7/17

    County Materials Corp. is an industry leader in manufacturing and supplying a large selection of concrete construction and landscape products. Founded more than 70 years ago, the family-owned, American-based company has grown to operate more than 40 locations across the United States. With more than 1,200 employees, the strengths of this dynamic, fast-paced organization are built on its manufacturing capabilities, industry experience and customer-service-focus in infrastructure, transportation, commercial, municipal, agricultural, and residential applications.

    A successful person will collaborate with department managers on a regular basis and proactively identify future hiring needs. You should also be able to attract candidates using various sources, including social media, direct sourcing, cold calling, and employee referrals. Ultimately, the responsibilities of the Recruiter are to ensure our company attracts hires and retains the best employees, while growing a strong talent pipeline.

    In this full-time career opportunity you will be a valued member of our expanding and evolving department, which is currently in the process of reviewing and adding new HR related systems, programs and tools to enhance the way we operate, providing educational/development tools to employees, providing support to management, and providing support as a whole.  Come work with an amazing group of personable HR and operations management professionals.  In this pivotal role you will collaborate with operations management , and will lead the recruitng efforts for the company!

    Source and Attract Candidates

    •Conduct scoping calls with all Hiring Managers.

    •Source candidates using all internal and external methods

    •Post open positions on internal and external sources.

    •Qualify all candidates (including direct applications and internal candidates) to determine if candidate should be considered for position.

    •Establish and maintain a pipeline of top talent for key roles.

    •Determine applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.

    •Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.

    Full life cycle recruiting from posting to start date

    •Assess and Interview Candidates

    •Conduct phone screen interviews

    •Lead and manage the candidate interview, offer and related process

    •Manage offer process. Work with hiring manager to discuss compensation package, level and start date to be presented to candidate. Obtain all necessary documentation and approvals prior to presenting offer to candidates.

    •Remain in regular and close communication with candidate and Hiring Manager to answer any questions or address any concerns that arise. Relay feedback to hiring manager to keep them abreast of status and progress.

    •Troubleshoot and problem-solve concerns and issues.

    •Ensure adherence to compliance and audit requirements.

    •Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.

    Required Skills

    • Superior computer keyboard and online internet skills
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office functions
    • Produces high volume of quality/accurate work
    • Demonstrates proficiency in researching, reviewing and understanding new candidate sourcing avenues
    • Works efficiently and effectively under pressure and with critical deadlines
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities
    • Practices independent thinking, is a self-starter, well-organized, extremely reliable, detail-oriented and assertive as a team player
    • Takes ownership and accountability for responsibilities and on-time delivery of service for internal clients
    • Previous knowledge from an Applicant Tracking System Software (Silkroad, Taleo, iCims, etc) and ability to be analytical with reporting.


    Apply online at:

    County Materials Corp.

    HR Business Partner

    Date Posted:  4/7/17

    County Materials Corp. is an industry leader in manufacturing and supplying a large selection of concrete construction and landscape products. Founded more than 70 years ago, the family-owned, American-based company has grown to operate more than 40 locations across the United States. With more than 1,200 employees, the strengths of this dynamic, fast-paced organization are built on its manufacturing capabilities, industry experience and customer-service-focus in infrastructure, transportation, commercial, municipal, agricultural, and residential applications.

    We are looking for a strategic minded Human Resources leader, with proven best-in-Class HR experience.  Ideally someone who has designed, implemented, and managed HR programs that drive business strategy through maximizing an organization's ability to Attract, Retain, and Develop the Best Talent.    Do you inspire business leaders' ability to build employee engagement, and collaborate with internal and external Business Partners?   If your answer is yes, then we may be looking for you!

    The HRBP will be responsible for providing both strategic and tactical support to assigned business groups and serve as a consultant to management on HR-related needs.

    What You Will Do:   Acting as a strategic partner with our regional business leaders, you will develop and deliver innovative HR programs and services designed to support the company mission of attracting, retaining, and developing the best talent.  . You will establish and role model a company culture with a true service orientation through excellence in core services and competencies including supporting all aspects of HR operations in your assigned geography.

    What You Will Become:   A highly influential leader who will be key to ensuring that our HR practices and programs exceed our high standards. You will continue to drive us in our mission and values, and create an employee centered organization.


    • Serve as a partner to the business deliver value-added service to management and employees in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, compensation, engagement, performance management and talent development.
    • Translate the strategic and tactical business plans into HR strategic and operational plans
    • Assess and anticipate HR-related needs in the business, communicating proactively with the VP-HR, manager(s) and/or employee(s) and seek to develop integrated solutions.
    • Deliver proactive advice to leaders, while maintaining integrity with HR policy and practice while exercising creative problem-solving
    • Establish credibility throughout the organization with management and employees in  order to be an effective listener and problem solver of people issues
    • Provide performance management guidance to business leaders in the forms of coaching, counseling, career development and discipline.
    • Facilitate and conduct new hire orientation; advise business leaders to create engaging onboarding experiences for new employees.
    • Maintain knowledge of HR policies, programs, laws and issues. Understand the differences of domestic and international policies and programs and coordinate the integration of all such programs
    • Provide technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resources discipline
    • Manage other areas such as relocation, employee communication, employee safety and health
    • Actively contribute and support continuous HR system and practice improvement as well as HR business process improvements to establish the team as HR champions.

    Qualifications and experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or related field, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • 3+ years' professional HR experience, preferably in a more progressively responsible Generalist capacity
    • An experienced senior human resource leader with appropriate industry experience, preferably from the manufacturing environment.
    • Working knowledge of multiple HR disciplines including recruitment, employee relations, performance management and talent development; knowledge of federal and state employment laws
    • Experience working in a matrixed or multi-state/regional environment is a plus
    • Ability to travel up to 40% , as needed, to meet with remote employee groups
    • Dedication to providing outstanding customer service to enable employees to thrive and be their best
    • A well-organized, self-directed  team player
    • An intelligent individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization and possesses excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Trustworthy and willing to share information and serve as a mentor.
    • An excellent facilitator who is experienced in resolving conflicts between different parties to a dispute.
    • A decisive individual who possesses a strategic focus as well as an operational, implementation and detail oriented perspective
    • Diverse experiences in managing a range of administrative areas of responsibility
    • Confidence to explore new ideas with the enthusiasm to deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task

    Apply online at:


    HR Manager

    Date Posted:  4/3/2017

    Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (BHTP) is looking for a Human Resource Manager in Stevens Point, WI. This position presents a unique and exciting opportunity for a driven, passionate and experienced human resource professional to join a fast-growing company.

    As part of the management team, you play a crucial role as a HR leader. This role is key in developing and executing recruitment and retention strategies, organizational structure, policies and programs to support a growing business. Additionally, and with equal focus, you will support and administer activities which include but are not limited to: recruiting, onboarding, benefits, compensation, employee relations and general HR administration.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    ·        Develop and manage hiring practices that support organizational growth strategies

    ·        Administer job postings; utilize applicable social and professional networks; and implement recruitment strategies to identify and attract candidates

    ·        Identify, develop and maintain professional relationships with career advisors (college and community)

    ·        Lead onboarding and administration of new hires

    ·        Contribute to the design, development and management of all health and welfare benefits

    ·        Assist team members with benefit queries

    ·        Assist in the development and administration of compensation programs

    ·        Provide counsel and advice on Company policy and best practices in the areas of performance management and coaching

    ·        Oversee the HRIS system to ensure seamless delivery of the system to include team member self-service, workflows, payroll, benefit management, employee records, compliance and overall data processing

    ·        Administer and manage enrollments, changes, and terminations in the HRIS system

    ·        Maintain knowledge of current and changing legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resource functions

    ·        Lead special projects as assigned


    Minimum 7 years of hands-on, progressive human resources generalist experience with an emphasis on recruitment, benefits and compensation

    BA/BS degree required; SPHR certification preferred

    Contact/call center experience preferred

    Highly self-motivated; used to a fast-paced environment

    Customer-service and result oriented

    Excellent administrative and organizational skills with attention to detail

    Excellent communication and collaboration skills

    Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and web based applications

    Interested Applicants apply here:

    Sentry Insurance

    Human Resources Advisor - Field

    Date Posted:  4/3/2017

    The Human Resources Advisor is a key member of the Leadership team at Sentry and in the offices that they support. They take on many aspects of a generalist role in order to effectively work with field associates and become business partners within the organization.

    What You’ll Do

    This position is responsible for sourcing and hiring talented insurance professionals through use of multiple recruiting tools, including the latest social media platforms. This position is also responsible for utilizing HR Best practices in development of associates including our management team, performance management, and engagement with the community events. This position will be responsible providing HR support to multiple Sentry office locations but will be stationed in our Salem, OR Sentry Office.

     Collaborates with CSC Directors and hiring managers in workforce planning, work place environment and associate relations.

     Partners with hiring management to develop recruitment plans, implement and manage recruitment activities, including the onboarding and ongoing acclimation of new hires.

     Manages the entire recruitment cycle from workforce planning needs, through the requisition process, the presentation of candidates, and pre-hire screens to final offer letter.

     Identify passive and active candidates through multiple channels including but not limited to job boards, LinkedIn, Facebook, CareerBuilder, Twitter and other social media and business oriented media.

     Is actively involved in associate performance which may entail the performance appraisal process, informal feedback, work plans and termination due to a performance issue.

     Recruits on multiple disparate positions simultaneously.

     Investigates associate issues and complaints in a timely, professional manner and responds to and resolves issues as appropriate.

     Engages in initiatives and programs which enhance the Associate Lifecycle while leveraging the Talent & Development team and resources.

    What it Takes

    Bachelors Degree

     5+ years of recruiting and employee relations experience

     Insurance Industry experience helpful

     The ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and work on a variety of projects at the same time

     Senior Professional in Human Resources Certification is desired

     The ability to maintain confidentiality and work independently and efficiently.

     Excellent communication and human relation skills

     The ability to travel will be required.

    What You’ll Receive

    Sentry's excellent benefits package is designed to meet today's most important needs. Benefits for full-time Sentry Insurance employees include:

     Competitive Compensation

     Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life

    401 (K) plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first six percent

     Comprehensive paid training

    Generous Paid-Time Off Plan

     Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts

    Why Sentry Insurance

    Sentry employees have been helping individuals and businesses build and protect their futures since 1904. Because of the trust placed in us, Sentry is one of the largest and strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States, and is rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority. Sentry offers a full line of property, casualty and life insurance products to protect businesses, cars, homes, lives and retirement incomes.

    So make the right choice - with great potential for growth, an outstanding 401(k) program and a schedule that offers you a balance between your work and life, choose the company with the strength and stability to offer it all. Choose Sentry Insurance.

    Sentry Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Apply online at:


    Green Bay & Wausau Locations

    Date Posted:  3/28/17

    Are you tired of working in a corporate environment where you desperately want to make a difference and feel good about what you do every day?   Do you have a passion for recruitment?  Do you enjoy getting out of the office and establishing relationships and connections in the community?  Then this is the opportunity for you. Caravel Autism Health is a leading provider of in-home therapy to children on the autism spectrum.  We are currently seeking two full-time Talent Acquisition Specialists who will creatively source, interview, and select candidates, as well as coordinate outreach efforts with a variety of sources.  One position will be located in Green Bay, and one position will split time between Green Bay and Wausau.

    The ideal candidate will have at least two years of recruiting related experience in a high volume, metrics driven recruitment environment, a Bachelor’s Degree in a business discipline (HR preferred), and previous experience utilizing HR technologies including ATS’, skype, video interviewing, etc.  Must be results oriented, proactive in sourcing approaches, possess the ability to establish and develop relationships, “sell” the organization to candidates, and open to frequent travel within Northeast and Northcentral Wisconsin. 

    To apply and find out more:, or contact Linda Johanek, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, HR Director, 920-430-0437, or via email:  







    Human Resources Specialist

    Longfellow Administration Center

    415 Seymour Street

    Wausau WI 54403

    7.5 hours/day (8:00 am - 4:30 pm) 260 days/year

    $22.00 to $24.00/hour (commensurate with skills and experience)

    Posted: 3/22/17

    The Wausau School District is seeking a Human Resources Specialist to assist the Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations by providing direct management, oversight, and/or support in key areas such as the Employee Handbook, support staff employment, support staff data management, and FMLA.

    Primary job functions:

    - Manage all aspects of the hiring process for support staff (administrative assistants, paraprofessionals, custodial and maintenance, nutrition services, and municipal employees).

    - Data management of support staff employee information using the Skyward human resources information system and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

    - Data analysis and reporting to inform staffing decisions.

    - Administer and process teacher/certified and support employee time off and leaves of absence in accordance with the Employee Handbook.

    - Administer and ensure compliance with all aspects of State, Federal, and District FMLA guidelines.

    - Provide the Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations with background information to aid in the development or revisions of the Employee Handbook, policies, and procedures.

    - Assist with and support all aspects of the Employee Handbook (e.g., respond to telephone, email and in-person requests/inquiries related to Employee Handbook provisions, District policies, and procedures).

    - Provide Director of Human Resources and Employee Relations with background information on various employee relations topics to aid in the decision-making process.

    - Maintain an accurate Human Resources Department budget, process payments, and order department supplies.


     - Associate's Degree in Human Resources, or training and equivalent experience in Human Resources management, business, or a related field required.

    - Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or Business Administration desired.

    - SHRM-SCP or SHRM-CP Certification desired.

    Work Experience:

    - Work experience in Human Resources desired

    - Prior experience as an administrative assistant, or equivalent business/professional office experience required.

    Performance Requirements:

    - Strong, positive interpersonal skills. Ability to maintain good rapport and trust with internal and external stakeholders.

    - Ability to work with confidential information in a professional manner.

    - Well developed writing skills, and the ability to edit/proofread professional documents.

     - Ability to learn tasks and adhere to prescribed departmental and District procedures and policies.

    - Ability to interpret and administer employment law.

    - Dependable and self-directed; ability to accurately assess situations, identify needs, and take initiative.

    - Advanced proficiency in the use of technology--HRIS, spreadsheets, word processing, and databases. Experience with Skyward and WECAN desired.

    - Highly organized--ability to prioritize work and multi-task in a service environment.

    - Detail-oriented--ability to prepare and maintain detailed records with accuracy.

    All applicants must apply on-line through the Wisconsin Education Center Access Network (WECAN):       Posting #3758 



    Human Resources Assistant 

    Posted: 3/16/17

     General Summary:Provides administrative support to the Human Resources department with a customer focus and effective HR support service to the organization to achieve the organization goals and objectives while maintaining confidentiality, high quality standards, safely and efficiently, and other duties as directed.

     Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Serves as department receptionist, answering department calls and greeting visitors, routing the person or call appropriately and timely. Responds to routine customer requests and questions. 

    ·         Interacting with and supplying information to employees, department heads, and job applicants.

    ·         Provides administrative assistance to the Human Resources Manager as requested including typing documents, scheduling meetings, conducting simple research, creating forms, etc.

    ·         Establishing, maintaining and controlling personnel and medical files.

    ·         Preparing paperwork needed to create new employee profile and to place new employee on payroll.

    ·         Providing assistance in hiring process activities by assisting applicants with the ATS.

    ·         Maintains Human Resources office including stocking forms, emptying mailboxes, and cleanliness.  Distributes material to be posted in break rooms and performs mail runs on a daily basis.

    ·         Prepares material for orientation including packets, parking passes, job descriptions, etc. 

    ·         Assist with the maintenance of employee recognition programs.

    ·         Maintains personnel and medical files by creating files, filing documentation, and processing terminated files.

    ·         Assists with department projects such as but not limited to company picnic, community projects, wellness programing, apparel sales, benefit open enrollment, etc.

    ·         Assists with planning organizational training and development efforts as request by Human Resources Manager.

    ·         Performs all job duties in the most efficient and effective way always looking for process improvement opportunities.

    ·         Presents a professional image of Crystal Finishing Systems, Inc.

    ·         Maintains confidentiality of business, employee, and candidate information.

    ·         Adheres to established safety policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment for all team members.

    ·         Participates in continuous improvement to reduce costs associated with quality issues and waste.

    ·         Understands the Quality Management System as it relates to Human Resources standards.

     Working Environment:

    ·         Works in an office setting supporting a manufacturing environment. 

    ·         Normal office hours with a periodic need for weekend or evening work.

     Desired Minimum Qualifications:

    ·         Knowledge of Human Resources practices and procedures normally acquired by completion of an Associate Degree in Business or Human Resources or equivalent work experience.

    ·         Three or more years of experience working in Human Resources in a manufacturing setting desired. 

    ·         Previous experience with ECI Empower beneficial.

    ·         Excellent internal and external customer service skills required.

    ·         Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.

    ·         Ability to work independently and be self-directed.

    ·         Requires excellent oral and written communication skills. High levels of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and/or conflicting situations.

     Crystal Finishing Systems, Inc.  offers a competitive benefit and compensation package.  This is a full time position, working from 7:00am – 4:00pm with a 60 minute non-paid lunch.

     Interested candidates should apply online at:

     Crystal Finishing Systems, Inc.

    2614 Ross Ave

    Schofield WI 54476


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    Tomahawk, WI

    Senior HR Generalist  - Posted 3/8/17

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company in Tomahawk, WI has a great opportunity to join our HR Business Services team.  As a Senior HR Generalist, you will work collaboratively to support an assigned client group within Harley-Davidson’s manufacturing function to ensure we are leveraging our people processes and relationships to drive better business results. This includes fair and consistent application of people policies and programs including; performance management, talent acquisition (hourly and salaried), total rewards, employee/labor relations, workforce planning and analytics for assigned groups.

    If you are a champion of change that leads through influence with all levels of leadership in ways that best drives the execution of our company strategies and short-term goals, then this position may be something to consider. Become are trusted business partners that understands the business and apply best in class people concepts, practices, principles and theories to everything you do. This position actively develops self and others to maximize skill sets and exceed customer expectations.

    The diverse backgrounds of our team members helps to drive an inclusive environment where we value people, growth, excellence and accept nothing less than world-class results. We work hard and play hard to operate as one team and take advantage of everything that a company like Harley-Davidson has to offer!

    Education Required

    A Bachelor's degree in HR or a related field is preferred. An advanced degree is a plus. HR Certification (SPHR or PHR) is desired.

    We are looking for someone with:

    • A broad Human Resources background equivalent to what would be developed over five (5) or more years of human resources experiences.
    • Demonstrated competence in recruiting and placement for various level positions.
    • Knowledge of professional guidelines in selection procedures, equal employment opportunity law and affirmative action compliance requirements, as well as labor standards and labor relations principals.
    • The ability to be forward thinking and strategic with respect to HR processes and systems, creating a climate for change.
    • The ability to influence in the organization to affect change.
    • An understanding of basic principles of compensation theory.
    • Demonstrated organization and planning skills.
    • A high tolerance for ambiguity and change, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment is a strong plus.

    Click here to apply online.  Questions can be directed to


    HR/Payroll Coordinator

    Wausau Window and Wall Systems

    Wausau Window and Wall Systems is seeking a payroll coordinator to join their Human Resources department.  Wausau is an industry leader in engineered window and curtainwall systems for hospitals, schools, universities, government facilities and commercial buildings.  World-renowned architects and building developers turn to Wausau for highly engineered, top-quality aluminum window and curtainwall systems for many of America's famous buildings and skyscrapers.


    The HR/Payroll Coordinator is responsible for processing company payroll, managing payroll-related policy administration, handling company benefits, coordinating company communications, planning employee events and other HR assistant-related activities. 

    POSITION DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

    • Process bi-weekly payroll and related reporting activities utilizing ADP HRIS system.  Create    monthly and ad hoc data reports.
    • System administration of timekeeping system – manage eTime system set up, security, assist and train users.
    • Benefits administration – manages orientation and enrollment process, answers employee questions, handles communications, and participates in Apogee-level projects including wellness committee.
    • Manage Epicor MES maintenance of employee-specific data.
    • Review and process requests for information for unemployment claims.
    • Support recruiting efforts by coordinating postings, scheduling interviews, reference checks, etc.
    • May handle recruiting for temporary/hourly positions.
    • Generate required recordkeeping and data reporting for federal affirmative action programs.
    • Manage facility key card and ID badges.
    • Respond to wage and employment verifications. 
    • Maintains employee photo directory.
    • Create new hire packets and complete eVerify process.  Create and maintain employee files.   
    • Coordinate employee communications – including Newsline and intranet.
    • Maintain company bulletin boards with legal required postings. 
    • Coordinate meetings and employee events (quarterly meetings, company functions, etc.).
    • Manage attendance occurrence reporting and tracking of associate disciplinary actions.
    • Apply Lean principles in own work and support continuous improvement across company.
    • Adhere to established Policies, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Undertake job responsibilities in a manner consistent with the company's Core Values.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Other duties may be assigned and required. 


    Qualified candidates will have a minimum of an associate’s degree and 3-5 years HR/administrative experience using similar computer applications, ADP and eTime experience preferred.  Will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in an HR-related discipline with less experience.  Prior payroll experience required. 


    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent math and problem solving skills.
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Team player who can work effectively with a variety of people.   
    • Service orientation
    • Initiative and ability to work independently
    • Professional and confidential in work habits
    • Ability to execute multiple projects with varying deadlines
    • Excellent Computer Skills:
    1. HRIS/payroll software (ADP, eTime preferred)
    2. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
    • Some knowledge of current employment practices, regulations and benefits preferred


      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES                                                     

      This position has no supervisory responsibility. 


      Mostly an office environment with occasional visits to the manufacturing floor.  The noise levels in the work environment are usually moderate. 

      Travel requirements are infrequent.


      Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



    Human Resources Assistant

    Aspirus Medford

    Posted:  3/2/17

    Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics is currently seeking a full time HR Assistant.  The position is responsible for carrying out various HR programs and procedures for all employees. The HR Assistant serves as the first contact for all Human Resource requests.

    The qualified candidates will have:

    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Exceptional oral/written communication skills
    • Effective analytical ability to solve complex problems and issues
    • General Knowledge of the principles and practices of HR  
    • Proficient with computer skills to include:  Microsoft Excel Word and HRIS software
    • Two or more years of previous Human Resource experience providing direct support to employees


    Position Duties and Responsibilities

    Administrative Support:

    • First line of customer contact for all customers seeking services from Human Resources to include in-person visits and phone calls.
    • Record and file all health records; track all new employee TB skin test(s) and other necessary forms to completion.
    • Handles all correspondence that comes into the department and distributes it.
    • Maintains supplies for the HR Department and places purchase orders as needed.

      Recruitment Process:

    • For some positions, prescreen applicants for interest and eligibility prior to forwarding applications to the department director for further consideration.
    • Coordinates scheduling of applicants for the interview process, when needed.
    • Assists applicants with the online application process.

      New Hire Process:

    • Makes New Hire physical/health requirements appointments, along with Benefits and Compensation specialist.
    • Makes employee badges including taking the employee's picture and assigns security as needed.
    • E-mails pre-employment paperwork and follows up on processing of new hire paperwork.
    • Processes Criminal Background Checks on all new hires.
    • Completes E-Verification on all new hires.


      HRIS & Payroll System:

    • Assists with time keeping system to include doing time sheets for payroll.
    • Performs necessary scheduled maintenance on the time clocks.
    • Trains new employees how to use the time keeping system.
    • Assists in maintaining current and accurate employee payroll information.
    • Acts as a backup to HRIS Specialist when running payroll.

    HR Special Projects:

    • Provides accurate and up-to-date reports.
    • Acts as the administrator to HealthStream: By creating HealthStream modules, courses, and classes to assist the Clinical Educator, assigns competency modules in HealthStream to all employees, tracks completion of annual competencies, and enters wellness activities and educational activities into HealthStream.
    • Inputs and tracks employee licensing/certifications to ensure compliance within Lawson.
    • Processes and tracks tuition reimbursements.
    • Helps with scheduling students for job shadows, internships, and mentorships, while also collecting paperwork and creating badges
    • Leads projects as assigned.

      Customer Service:

    • Has working knowledge of personnel policies and procedures, Aspirus Medford Hospital & Clinics benefit program and employment laws and regulations.
    • Responds to customer inquiries regarding policies, procedures, benefits or has knowledge of who to refer to within department.


    • Experience the difference of working at Aspirus Medford!  For more information regarding this job opportunity, please visit our website at  Applications are available on-line.


      Aspirus Medford

      135 S. Gibson Street

      Medford, WI  54451


    Sentry Insurance

    Talkent Acquisition Specialist- FM87

    Posted 2/27/17

    Talent Acquisition Specialist – FM87

    Do you want to join an organization with challenging work assignments where you can build rewarding relationships and make a significant impact on the company’s future? Join Sentry as a Talent Acquisition Specialist. Sentry’s team is growing and seeking an individual to fill this highly visible role in which you’ll be able to network and develop quality applicant pools as you help attract top talent to Sentry. This role gives you the opportunity to build and maintain relationships with a variety of individuals both inside and outside the organization.

    We’re interested in the best talent and expect our Talent Acquisition team to utilize their great attitudes, proactive approach and ability to look for new and innovative ways to bring top talent to Sentry.

    What You’ll Do

    You’ll support work within our Talent Acquisition (TA) team to staff positions and oversee the recruiting process. Day to day functions include managing the full recruitment cycle. This includes workforce planning, intake and requisition process, screening and presentation of candidates, coordinating communications all the way to final offer before passing new hires on at onboarding.

    To be most effective, as a member of our TA team, you will collaborate with hiring managers to establish a recruiting strategy that focuses on current departmental needs, but has an eye on the future and potential changes. This strategy may vary by position, but will be one that attracts talented candidates to Sentry.

    Sourcing for Sentry positions will leverage the relationships of our TA team and our business partners, as well as, job boards, social media resources, online databases, employee referrals, established pipelines and more. You will influence these results by developing and maintaining strong relationships with candidates to keep them engaged throughout the hiring process. Expectations may include leveraging a variety of sourcing tools, soliciting of referrals and utilizing sales skills to help generate interest from passive candidates.

    You will help the hiring team determine qualified candidates by reviewing resumes for experience and knowledge, conducting initial interviews, verifying references, and performing background checks.

    What it Takes

    2-5 years of HR/recruiting experience. Undergraduate degree in HR, Business, Communications is preferred

    Work history in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

     Solid understanding of fair employment practices

    Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

    Strong relationship building and management skills

    Technologically savvy including the ability to adapt to changing technologies

    Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines under pressure

    Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with high level of ethics and integrity

    What You’ll Receive

    Sentry's excellent benefits package is designed to meet today's most important needs. Benefits for full-time Sentry Insurance employees include:

     Competitive Compensation

     Group Medical, Dental, Vision and Life

    401 (K) plan with a dollar-for-dollar match on your first six percent

     Comprehensive paid training

    Generous Paid-Time Off Plan

     Pretax Dependent Care and Health Expense Reimbursement Accounts

    Why Sentry Insurance

    Sentry employees have been helping individuals and businesses build and protect their futures since 1904. Because of the trust placed in us, Sentry is one of the largest and strongest mutual insurance companies in the United States, and is rated A+ by A.M. Best, the industry's leading rating authority. Sentry offers a full line of property, casualty and life insurance products to protect businesses, cars, homes, lives and retirement incomes.

    So make the right choice - with great potential for growth, an outstanding 401(k) program and a schedule that offers you a balance between your work and life, choose the company with the strength and stability to offer it all. Choose Sentry Insurance.

    Sentry Insurance is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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