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Recruiter & HR Generalist

Posted: March 31, 2016

Location: Atlanta

Job Type: Administrative

Job Summary:

Acadia Shutters is a small and rapidly growing retailer of window treatments. We currently serve the Atlanta and Charlotte markets and plan to expand into 1-2 markets per year. The HR generalist will primarily focus on recruiting and training of new sales consultants and installers as well a central office roles. The role with all entail employee relations, workforce planning, operational reporting, compensation and benefits. The HR Generalist will be the focal point for answering all HR-related questions for employees.

Qualification Summary:

  • Preferred college degree in business/Human Resources field
  • 3-5 years of professional experience in human resources with at least 1-2 years experience recruiting
  • Must be able to target successful candidates quickly, Influence, negotiate and drive deals to closure.
  • Working knowledge in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of government regulations related to Human Resources issues
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills

Core Competencies

  • Operational Decision-making
  • Performance Management
  • Inspire Trust
  • Self Confidence
  • Communication
  • Cost Effectiveness
  • Relationship Building

Duties and Functions:


  • Responsible for full recruiting cycle including sourcing, applicant testing, interviewing, presenting and closing qualified entry-level to senior-level candidates.
  • Develop a variety of sourcing techniques to identify a high quality, diverse candidate pool in an efficient, cost effective manner, i.e. cold calling, internet, social networks, etc.
  • Pre-screens all resumes received via traditional recruiting methods prior to presentation to manager; conduct phone screens and provide summaries of candidates to managers.
  • Initiates reference checks and work with background screening vendor as required.
  • Documents actions by updating applicant tracking system in real time.
  • Prepares recruiting and hiring reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Creates offer letters and sends out on-boarding packets to new hires.


  • Created and update training material both for new sales consultants and installers
  • Implement programs to streamlines processes.


  • Manage monthly benefit eligibility reports.
  • Review and adjust monthly benefits billing.
  • Oversee employment files maintenance.
  • Complete all new hire orientation and paperwork.

Employee Relations

  • Serve as a resource and support center for managers.
  • Serve as a resource on counseling/termination issues.
  • Compile annual team member climate surveys.
  • Compile semiannual Summit surveys.


  • Oversee annual open enrollment benefits process.
  • Manage talent development and aligning organizational structure.
  • Oversee 401k Plan Administrator Responsibilities.

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