Harjot Talk Human Resources Generalist




4631 Penhallow Road, Mississauga, Ontario, L5V 1E8

Mobile: (647) 838-1736

[email protected]


Ÿ  Solid academic background and experience in various functions of HR with a Bachelor of Arts degree and Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate

Ÿ  Self-motivated HR professional with 2 years of experience in Human Resources including, recruitment and selection, employee relations, law, training and development, and HR administration

Ÿ  Strong leadership and exceptional English communication skills to build and maintain productive relationships in independent and group settings

Ÿ  Excellent organizational skills through strong time management and personal efficiency, able to prioritize and manage competing priorities to meet tight deadlines

Ÿ  Detail-oriented and able to manage under pressure with professionalism in a fast-paced environment

Ÿ  Diplomatic and proven problem solving ability particularly in handling confidential information and dealing with sensitive situations and interactions

Ÿ  Computer proficient, trained in HRIS systems and Microsoft Excel with functionality in MS Office Suite (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) Designation

Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA)                         December 2014-September 2018


Human Resources Management Graduate Certificate (Co-op)

Sheridan College                                         Mississauga, Ontario                                       January 2014


Bachelor of Arts, Honours, Major/Minor Sociology and Psychology

York University                                               Toronto, Ontario                                 September 2009-June 2013

relevant experience
Human Resources Generalist (Contract)

Sysco Canada                                       Mississauga, Ontario                                     July 2018-Present

Ÿ  Manage the full recruitment and selection cycle of both union and non-union associates by working with key stakeholders and using internal and external resources to fulfill workforce staffing plans

Ÿ  Ensure the completion of required documentation (hiring authorizations, application forms, offer letters, new hire paperwork…) to create and keep accurate electronic and hard copy employee files

Ÿ  Enter in and maintain accurate data in the HRIS system, ADP Workforce Now

Ÿ  Facilitate and conduct new hire orientation to ensure successful onboarding of all new hires

Ÿ  Ensure compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for union associates

Ÿ  Respond to associate inquiries as per internal customer service and best practices guidelines, communicate policies and procedures

Ÿ  Prepare/Track reports and documentation such as applicant tracking, seniority, step progression, referral bonuses and offer, termination, and employment letters/forms

Ÿ  Communicate with various departments and partners daily, following company processes and SOPs

Ÿ  Support short-term and long-term disability or leave processes, liaise with benefits carrier

Ÿ  Manage the associate Award Recognition Program

Ÿ  Conduct monthly health and safety walks and exit interviews as needed


Pre-Board Screening Officer/Acting Screening Point Manager (ASPM) – Part-Time

GardaWorld                                          Mississauga, Ontario                                     July 2012-Present

Ÿ  Coach, mentor, motivate, correct, and discipline screening personnel on conformity to standard of performance, professionalism, and other issues to comply with company policies and practice

Ÿ  Ensure compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)

Ÿ  Coordinate the management of staff to maximize the efficiency of the operation and complete training requirements

Ÿ  Supervise the screening process to ensure it aligns with the procedures prescribed by the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), for an efficient operation

Ÿ  Report and escalate incidents via pre-established communication channels to strategically resolve issues/concerns


Human Resources Assistant

Bountiful Fruit Arrangements                   Mississauga, Ontario                               May 2017-November 2017

Ÿ  Ensured employees received training for their respective duties and monitored performance

Ÿ  Made informed hiring decisions, including the submission of job postings online, and scheduling as well as conducting behavioral interviews with candidates

Ÿ  Provided payroll information by collecting time and attendance records

Ÿ  Maintained employee information by entering and updating employment data

Ÿ  Provided HR guidance and counsel by researching answers and making inquiries of HR-related issues


Human Resources Associate

Binepal Services Inc.                           Mississauga, Ontario                         June 2015-December 2016

Ÿ  Assisted with recruiting, interviewed and hired employee workforce according to company needs

Ÿ  Coordinated applicant flow and interview times to effectively manage supervisor’s time

Ÿ  Participated in behavioral interviews and made informed hiring decisions using an interview guide which resulted in hiring those who best fit, meeting the company goal

Ÿ  Conducted new hire orientations using different presentation and training methods to ensure all appropriate information was presented in a clear and concise manner

Ÿ  Followed up on pre-employment background checks and drug test results to ensure company and legislative compliance

Ÿ  Performed administrative and clerical tasks such as  recording employee attendance and performance in MS Office Suite Applications to monitor and analyze data/trends

Ÿ  Liaised with Senior Account Manager (SAM) and Recruiting Manager in regards to company needs, goals, plans of action, and results to meet the bottom line


Data Entry Administrator

The Hunt Group                                    Mississauga, Ontario                          July 2010-August 2011


Customer Service Representative

Shoppers Drug Mart                               Mississauga, Ontario                       October 2007-August 2009

Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Member

Peel Region Chapter                                                                                                            2014-2018