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HR Generalist

Chicago, IL

GoHealth's People & Culture team is seeking a talented HR Generalist to will support our HR Business Partner in accomplishing a broad range of HR projects to develop a team-oriented, high performance culture for our corporate functions. The HR Generalist will work with multiple individuals and departments. You will be flexible and adaptive to a fast-paced business environment while demonstrating initiative and accountability to drive work to completion. 

Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.


  • Partner with leaders, managers and employees to complete HR programs related to onboarding, offboarding, compensation, benefits, performance management and professional development.
  • Provide coaching to employees and managers on HR policies and process to ensure safe and compliant operations.
  • Administer Corporate Leave of Absence Programs such as FMLA and ADA administration and tracking.
  • Lead important HR project workstreams to execution; including determining scope and goals, conducting research, managing timelines, organizing and communicating information to relevant partners.
  • Promptly and thoroughly investigate employee relations issues by maintaining thorough documentation and analyzing incidents/situations.
  • Assess internal data to diagnose the health of the business and identify important applicable insights.
  • Identify process inefficiencies, recommend solutions and implement changes to improve operational excellence.
  • Successfully work through a range of employee relations issues that may occur.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources is desired, or comparable combination of education and experience; HR certification (PHR/SPHR) is a nice to have
  • 3+ years previous human resources experience, with demonstrated competencies in organizational development, legal compliance, and proactive problem solving
  • 2+ years of project management with successful results.
  • Knowledge of employment laws; ability to develop and administer policies to comply with applicable laws
  • Converse with employees in a manner that uses discretion, professionalism and sensitivity
  • Experienced administrative skills with a high standard of accuracy.
  • Proven ability to prioritize your workload with the ability to collaborate with your team

Benefits and Perks

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Due to the unprecedented situation of COVID-19, GoHealth has decided to protect our current and future employees by managing our business remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding and each role day-to-day. Please consider that our roles will not be remote long-term and will return to an office setting once we're safe to do so following the guidance of local health authorities' and the CDC.