Human resources generalist Interview Questions

"As a human resources generalist, it's your job to help your company run smoothly by managing HR issues related to employment, compensation, and employee relations. In an interview, you can expect to answer questions about your interpersonal and organizational skills as well as your experience executing clerical tasks. You may be asked a few scenario questions that will test your ability to handle different kinds of employee questions."

Human resources generalist Interview Questions

"As a human resources generalist, it's your job to help your company run smoothly by managing HR issues related to employment, compensation, and employee relations. In an interview, you can expect to answer questions about your interpersonal and organizational skills as well as your experience executing clerical tasks. You may be asked a few scenario questions that will test your ability to handle different kinds of employee questions."

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Human Resources Generalist was asked...March 10, 2015

Can you process payroll?

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Yes

Yes, I can. I do process payroll in my current job for over 100 employees.

Uni-Select

Describe how you handled a difficult employee relations issue

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I once encountered an issue with an employee who had too many absences. I found that the best way to handle the situation was to communicate with the employee in order to try to correct the issue before simply recommending to management to think about terminating employment. Less

I had to speak with an employee about personal hygiene due to complaints from other staff members. The meeting was very difficult because the employee became emotional. I had to calm the employee down first then get to the heart of the issue. I had to gover the basics of hygiene with an adult. Less

Knoll

What would I do to improve employee morale?

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Speak to them like they are human beings. Tell them exactly why things are costing more money, why they will not receive raises, tell them how we will make things better for them despite these added costs. Give them details when we speak to them. That's all they want, they want to know the why. People that have worked at a company all their lives want to know they are respected. Give them that and they will work harder for you. Hide things, be vague and they will ultimately hate showing up every day. Less

Marriott International

WHY SHOULD YOU BE SELECTED IN OUR ORGANIZATION INSTEAD OF THE EARLIER CANDIDATE?

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I guess i do have the confident to learn things and achieve something in life.

I guess i do have the confident to learn things and achieve something in life.

i got the confidance tht i will fight with all hazards and prevent all loss which will occurd any harm Less

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Lux Bus America

What is your ideal culture?

3 Answers

Indian

Hindu

pashto

FLIK Hospitality Group

Do you feel that your military background will make you too rigid in our fast paced environment?

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No, HR, even in the military, is ever changing and fast paced. Processes, needs, and expectations are constantly evaluated and changed as needed. Less

I have not military backgroun.

I have not military backgroun.

Future Retail Limited

what is my experience

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2 year

Supply chain management

Since 10 years I am in supply chain management profile responsibility handling in warehouse.stores and logistics Less

Irr Supply Centers

What is your current salary?

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I stated that I prefer not to answer for I do not want my current earnings dictating any future earnings. Less

Any company that inquires about your past salary (which is not their business) will most likely Not pay you for what you are worth. Less

Giddens Nation

Three personal traits that help you most in the business world?

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Compassion, knowledge and integrity

What motivates you?

NewTek

What would I do if I knew the world were ending and I had someone on hold?

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what?

Whatever you want sir/miss, I'll send it to you right now, here's your tracking number. Less

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