Human Resources Generalist
Job Details
Madison Office - Madison, WI
Human Resources
About the Job

We are looking for a passionate HR Generalist who is excited to support our growing company and HR department, have a positive impact on our employees, and serve an active role in providing an exceptional employee experience. As an HR Generalist, you will support the daily functions of the Human Resource (HR) department, with a focus on employee relations, for our growing team across four studio locations and including remote employees. You will be committed to the HR departments purpose: supporting Delve's most valuable resource our people.


This position is for a hybrid/office-based candidate out of our Madison, Wisconsin studio. You can expect occasional travel to our other studios.


Primary Responsibilities

If the responsibilities below are a good match with your skills and career path, we'd love to talk with you!

  • Maintain and support an inclusive and welcoming environment, built upon equitable processes and an increasingly diverse workforce.
  • Facilitate a smooth new hire onboarding process, coordinating schedules, preparing paperwork, and collaborating with cross-functional departments to deliver an exceptional employee experience.
  • Build relationships with employees through the onboarding process and employee check-ins to foster an open and inviting environment.
  • Create and support employee recognition/engagement opportunities and programs, identify and highlight topics of employee interest, and foster a link between our culture initiatives and the HR department.
  • Support the performance management process by participating in new employee check-ins and the annual review process, with a focus on goal setting and identifying training and development opportunities for our employees.
  • Handle inquiries about company policies, compensation, career development, and other employee relations matters, referring complex or sensitive topics to the appropriate HR staff and management.
  • Assist in the communication, interpretation, and upkeep of the employee handbook, and contribute to the development and evolution of policies.
  • Perform routine tasks to support HR processes, including but not limited to coaching or advising related to employee development, addressing performance and interpersonal issues, and conducting internal investigations.
  • Support the HR department with general immigration questions and assist with visa processing needs (preparing paperwork, posting internal notices, maintaining records, etc).
  • Review, track, and document compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training such as safety training, anti-harassment training, or certifications.
  • Understand our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and our approach to following through with it in the full employee life cycle. Actively collaborate and support advancing our firms approach and continuously improve our ability to deliver on our emerging DEI strategy.
  • Provide meaningful feedback and input on our recruiting processes and benefits programs and provide backup support for recruiting, benefits, HRIS, and payroll, as needed.
About You


  • At least 3 years of experience working as an HR professional.
  • Familiar with employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


Preferred Qualifications

  • You have a proven track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical-thinking skills and maintaining composure in challenging situations.
  • You can anticipate, identify, and respond quickly to new challenges. You involve others to seek innovative and creative solutions, ask the right questions, and challenge the status quo appropriately.
  • You are excited about learning from and growing with a team of HR professionals. You are motivated to work towards a common goal and share knowledge/insights with the rest of the team.
  • Your communication is warm, inclusive, and spreads excitement about being part of our team. You possess strong empathy and exceptional communication skills that allow you to communicate with diverse internal stakeholders, crossing a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds.
  • You are an effective listener and have demonstrated your ability to document pertinent information, action items, and opportunities during discussions with all employees and leadership.
  • You possess strong ethics and can maintain uncompromised confidentiality for sensitive employee information.
  • You are motivated to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion into all aspects of the employee life cycle. You embrace our organizations commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and are passionate about embedding it in your work.
  • You want to work in an environment where things move quickly, and you're happy to adapt as situations shift.
  • You possess a strong work ethic and attention-to-detail. You consider yourself proactive and a motivated self-starter.
  • You have familiarity with and/or interest in consulting environments and how they work. Ideally, you may have experience working in creative spaces with makers, problem-solvers, and innovative thinkers.


About Delve + Bresslergroup

Delve + Bresslergroup is a full-service design and innovation consultancy, now with even deeper expertise and more talent. In 2021, the two companies merged into one cohesive and successful team. Our 170+ creative, curious, talent professionals create meaningful products, services, and experiences in categories ranging from medical devices to consumer and commercial products, transportation, and more. From our offices in Boston, Philadelphia, Madison, and San Francisco, we provide strategy, research, design and engineering to forward-thinking leaders around the globe.


Be inspired. Be inspiring. Be yourself.

Delve embraces difference because creativity, curiosity, and diversity drive innovation. We nurture a supportive and inclusive environment. Be yourself and create a future that improves lives. We encourage applicants of color and those with diverse lived experiences to apply.


Life at Delve + Bresslergroup

We realize that you are making a big decision when considering a new job. You need to consider salary, the inherent satisfaction you will get from your work, and whether you will enjoy working with your colleagues. We’ve built a culture that represents our values. Here are a few big and little things we think make Bresslergroup and Delve a fun and safe place to spend your days, create lasting friendships, and build your career:

  • Offices located in the design centers of vibrant cities with great walking access to coffee shops, shopping districts, and restaurants
  • Well-designed studios with ergonomic workspaces, collaborative work areas and access to natural light for those who want it, and dark and quiet areas for those who don’t
  • Dog friendly offices with great dogs like Zoe, Hank, and Talia
  • A flexible vacation policy- we trust you know when you need to recharge
  • Flexible work hours and ability to work remotely
  • Access to public transportation and indoor bike parking
  • Support for affinity groups and employee resource groups.
  • A professional development budget for access to conferences and, training, etc.
  • Access to prototype machine shops and engineering labs for professional and personal projects