Talent Generalist


(San Francisco, California)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Airbnb
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world — online or from a mobile phone or tablet.
We're looking for a Talent Generalist who will support our Employee Experience Team and help define the broader talent strategy across Foundation teams at Airbnb (Marketing, Public Policy, Finance, Legal, Employee Experience). A successful candidate is someone who thrives in a fast-paced and challenging environment, has a passion for creating meaningful experiences and builds strong relationships with leaders and employees. We need an HR rockstar to come in with a hands on attitude and develop already existing processes as well as growing brand new ones to continually drive our mission and goals.
* Proactively shape talent priorities to align to business strategy and changing needs. Help shape the appropriate culture. Diagnose and define programs and support needed to optimize business performance. * Actively partner, coach & develop managers and individuals. * Partner with the Talent Management team to create and implement development programs and trainings for our teams worldwide. * Partner with COEs and Talent Partners to roll out annual HR programs (e.g. Performance Reviews, Employee Surveys, Merit) * Partner with our recruiting team to ensure a positive and seamless candidate experience * Advocate for teams and represent their needs to the global talent team and senior leadership * Partner with legal team to be compliant with employment regulations * Understand the needs of the team and makes recommendations regarding recognition and rewards programs. * Respond to employee questions timely and provide advice when it makes sense * Mediate between team members when appropriate and escalate to senior leadership and broader talent team if necessary. * Work with managers and advise on performance and behavioural issues. When appropriate, escalate to broader talent and legal team. * Work with payroll and benefits providers to educate new and transferring employees about contract terms, benefits, and payroll. * Partner with Ground Control (employee experience/office culture) on onboarding and off boarding processes as well as other initiatives. * Promote a culture of feedback and open communication. * Share knowledge appropriately and proactively look for ways to raise the bar.
Ideal Candidate
* Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 6+ years of progressive HR experience in a high speed, high growth environment * A high energy, thoughtful HR partner who can work at a detailed tactical level and also see the big picture. * Strong communications and relationship building skills to effectively support and connect with a diverse and valuable team. * Not afraid to roll sleeves up and get involved in all aspects of the role - no job too big or too small * Well-developed analytical and influencing skills, unquestioned integrity and a confident presence to effectively resolve sensitive employee issues. * Experience working for a global company * Genuine curiosity and strong desire to continuously learn and grow * Self-directed but also great at collaborating with employees at all levels and with many different teams * Ability to be patient and communicate respectfully in a fast-paced environment * Ability to perceive, understand, judge, and come to a reasonable and logical conclusion in order to have the best outcome in any given situation * A sense of humour and passion for Airbnb are essential - we are really excited to work here, and you should be too!


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