• HR Generalist

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
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  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for a Human Resources Business Partner to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.


    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 


    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 


    This position is not a remote position. You must be able to work in our Corporate office at 650 Davis Street. 


    • Supports local management and the HR team with all HR responsibilities; including providing advice and counsel in various areas such as new associate on boarding, performance management assistance and providing coaching and employee relations support, recruiting, payroll, compensation and benefits administration support. 
    • Deliver new hire orientation to build a strong foundation for new associates and increase employee engagement.
    • Coach managers to enhance their leadership skills and proactively address associate morale and engagement.
    • Help managers address employee relations issues through weighing risks and alternatives, exploring legal and company compliance concerns, and offering balanced recommendations.
    • Provide a venue for associates to provide feedback and express concerns in order to help build an open communication environment.
    • Work with local management on company celebratory events and other reward and recognition initiatives.
    • Respond to unemployment and disability claims in a timely manner, attend hearings as needed.
    • Conduct exit interviews and provide senior management with analysis and recommendations to help retain top talent.
    • Coordinate paperwork for leaves, i.e. FMLA, Disability, Pregnancy, etc.
    • Assist in Worker's Compensation tracking and reporting, including investigation of potential safety hazards, and documenting occupational injury and illness.
    • Local point of contact for benefit and payroll related inquiries.
    • Maintain personnel files and collect/distribute documents of personnel actions and other forms pertaining to associate's benefits, promotions, etc.
    • Assist and lead special projects, including but not limited to:
      performance management, training, open enrollment, employee survey initiatives, communications projects.
    • Administer and process enrollment or change information to plan providers, distribute information and explain benefits programs to employees.
    • Update employee files to document personnel actions and provide information for payroll.
    • Support Recruiting organization with recruiting activities, including participating in local job fairs, interview prospective candidates, and assist hiring managers in the selection process.


    • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information; strong ethics and integrity.
    • Experience and demonstrated proficiency in applying HR-related legal and compliance knowledge to various business scenarios.
    • Ability to work autonomously and at a fast pace; initiative and results-focused.
    • Strong influence and presentation skills.
    • Proficiency using MS Office and Outlook.
    • Experience with HRIS and benefits administration processes.
    • Strong communication skills.

    Experience / Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred; associate’s degree in Business, Human Resource Management, a related field or equivalent education required.
    • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification preferred.
    • 3 or more years of experience as an HR Business Partner providing support to a Corporate office with Employee Relations (Employee Coaching, Performance Management), succession planning development/implementation and talent management.
    • Experience in a business partner role providing support to IT/Engineering is ideal.



    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal


    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)


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