Talent Services (Human Resources) Generalist

Talent Services Atlanta, GA


Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Talent Services (HR) Generalist in the Human Resources Department of our Atlanta office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. 

Position Summary:

The Talent Services (HR) Generalist provides HR support for the office in the following areas: employee relations, benefits administration, training and development, recruitment, and performance management.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Serves as a liaison between management and employees by handling and resolving employee relations issues.  Elevates employee issues as needed.
  • Serves as point of contact for manager or employee on questions relating to policies or procedures.
  • Provides guidance to employees, monitors communications, and maintains records related to FMLA, STD, and Worker’s Compensation leaves.
  • Assists hiring manager in defining job requirements and drafting job descriptions.
  • Participates in the interview process for candidates sourced by Talent Acquisition team.
  • Interfaces with employment agencies as needed and makes arrangements for temporary staff. 
  • Assists with onboarding new employees and conducts new hire orientation.
  • Assists Business Director with annual performance review process for Business Staff and Associates.
  • Assists managers in dealing with and documenting performance issues.  Participates in disciplinary meetings or separations.
  • Ensures secretarial and reception coverage is provided.
  • Creates HR related reports and provides HR metrics as needed.
  • Coordinates annual benefits open enrollment.  Serves as liaison between employees and Shared Services in resolving benefit issues.
  • Assists managers in identifying areas of development and make appropriate recommendations for training and development.  May also serve as office liaison for Business Staff and Attorney professional development.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state laws.


Skills & Competencies:

  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office products, including Excel.
  • Effective oral and written communication.
  • Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters.
  • Ability to deal effectively with ambiguity.
  • Strong organizational skills.

Qualifications & Prior Experience:

  • 5 – 8 years of experience in Human Resources.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Human Resources, Business, Organization Development or related field.
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.
  • Requires manual dexterity and physical mobility, including the ability to move frequently (several times an hour) from work station or desk throughout the work area to work independently or with team.
  • Position also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.

Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Individuals seeking employment at Greenberg Traurig are considered without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, among other protected bases.

In support of our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace, GT participates in the Mansfield Rule Certification Program. The program, which is administered by The Diversity Lab, seeks to increase diversity representation in the legal profession and within law firm leadership roles. In 2019, GT achieved Mansfield 3.0 Certification, and in 2020, we achieved an even higher standard: Mansfield 4.0 Certification Plus. GT is currently participating in the Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certification Program. Providing your data during the application process helps us with achieving that goal and with meeting reporting/record-keeping obligations under federal and state law and other legal requirements.