28 days old

HR Generalist

Brooklyn, New York 11220
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    Full Time

Ready to work for a company you can believe in, doing work you can be proud of with people who inspire you? We are looking for a HR Generalist to join our rapidly growing team in our Brooklyn, NY headquarters.


We are seeking an HR Generalist to craft, lead and support our people operations initiatives and team-building efforts.  The HR Generalist will build, deliver and manage HR functions, including recruiting, onboarding, offboarding, performance management and team member relations to create and sustain an innovative and entrepreneurial team and culture.


You love to collaborate with HR teammates and managers to build awesome processes.  You thrive when you own your role and assist and guide others.  You are a self-starter and embrace a challenge!


Our tight-knit Human Resources team plays a pivotal role in creating a great team member experience and making UncommonGoods a favorite place to work.  We direct our people operations efforts as a force for good.  The decisions we make positively impact the lives of our team and the community.  Each day on the HR team we have an opportunity to make the changes we seek in the world. 

We work to create a great team member experience as part of a bigger picture – a fun and diverse culture that makes UncommonGoods our customers’ favorite place to shop!


UncommonGoods offers remarkable designs by independent makers, and we do it with a positive impact on people and our planet.  Learn more about our products, B Corp certification, Better To Give program, and amazing team members you might be working with.


  • Partners with HR Manager to investigate and resolve team member issues and concerns
  • Partners with recruiting to ensure a smooth transition from candidate to team member
  • Manages the performance appraisal system and process
  • Ensures regulatory compliance with local, state and federal employment laws, including maintaining E-Verify and maintenance of electronic and hard copy files and paperwork
  • Ensures data integrity of HRIS systems
    • Provides appropriate reporting of data
    • Trains seasonal team members to use HRIS systems
  • Teams with HR Manager to create best practice processes in all areas of HR
  • Manages seasonal hiring, onboarding and offboarding process
    • Maintains proactive, strong and open communications with department managers
    • Partners with manager to develop planning strategies for seasonal staffing
  • Assists in creating training programs for team members and managers


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in HR required, preferably in a generalist role
  • Experience in a start-up or an entrepreneurial organization undergoing organizational change required
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Prior experience with ADP WFN and Greenhouse systems preferred


  • Competitive salary
  • Robust benefits package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) with company match and paid family leave
  • Stock options
  • Casual work atmosphere, company snacks, lunches, and team events
  • 40% discount on our products

To apply, please submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Your hypothetical blog bio

UncommonGoods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


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