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HR Generalist

Job ID 6680 Date posted 07/30/2020 Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
We are Aaron’s - an industry leader in the sales and lease-to-own retail industry known for quality brand names and superior customer service. We provide our team members the opportunity to reach their full potential in a team-oriented, high-energy, recognition-based environment with competitive pay and benefits. This is much more than a job – it is a career with purpose.

The Human Resources Generalist will manage the Human Resources functions to ensure Aaron's is attracting, motivating, and retaining a high-performing, diverse, and successful workforce. The position is responsible for recruiting efforts, handling employee relations issues, supporting recognition and rewards programs and assisting with Talent Management process to create and maintain a positive working environment. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Partner with Store Support Center leaders to identify needs and develop specific recruiting strategies to support openings.
  • Recruitment of highly qualified applicants for successful placement. Assist applicants to ensure high end applicant flow.  
  • Manage recruitment advertising to ensure applicant flow, cost effectiveness, use of Internet job boards, social media advertisements, newspapers, and other sources of applicants. 
  • Schedule and attend open house events, career fairs, college and minority recruitment opportunities and any other sourcing events.
  • Communicating and coordinating the handling of team member issues and concerns to maintain a positive work environment. Advising and counseling leaders on concerns and solutions. Must have the ability to make fair and unbiased decisions based on the facts. 
  • Provide communication and interpretation on policy and procedures.
  • Support Performance Management program including performance and merit administration. Train and guide team members on career development program. Work with leadership team to identify and develop talent. 
  • Assist Store Support teams in implementing HR related projects, programs, and other related activities. 
Education and Experience:
  • 5 years prior HR experience in retail or similar industry.
  • Experience with corporate recruitment. 
  • Experience in Employee Relations investigations and solutions.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Associates Degree with two additional years of experience.
Required Skills:
  • PHR certification a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and resume databases.
  • Familiarity for HRIS systems, preferably Dayforce.
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on business needs.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills. 
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of recruitment process, applicable laws, and performance-based interviewing skills. 
  • Executes for results.
  • Internet savvy with strong research skills.
  • Extremely flexible with the ability to easily shift priorities with a can-do attitude in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

Team members enjoy access to career training and advancement opportunities, and are
rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes: 
  • Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Team Member purchase discounts
About Aaron’s
At Aaron’s we offer sales and lease-to-ownership of specialty items including furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances, and accessories throughout the United States and Canada. Our customers shop at Aaron’s for the same reason you should choose us for the next step in your career – our ability to positively influence people’s lives. If you are looking for a company with the passion and dedication to make a difference in the lives of customers and team members alike, join us today.

Aaron's is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, celebrates our team members' differences, and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, pregnancy, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military duty, gender expression, genetic information, or any other protected class. Candidates who require accommodation during the recruitment process should contact

Aaron's is an Equal Opportunity Employer 
LOCATION: Kennesaw, Georgia View Map

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