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HR Generalist

| Chicago

Milyli is looking for an HR Generalist to join the growing Operations team!

The HR Generalist will provide our employees with support to guide them through their experience at Milyli. Our ideal candidate will have 4-6 years experience encompassing multiple areas across the HR function. This means the ideal candidate will have varying levels of experience across benefits administration, payroll, recruiting and HR administration. You will be an advocate for Milyli’s employees, so someone personable with the highest form of professionalism is the ideal fit.


Tell me about the job.

Milyli’s HR Generalist will report directly to the Director of Finance who oversees the Operations department. You have the opportunity to impact the entire HR function of Milyli. This will include contributing to Milyli’s recruiting efforts and HR administration, which entails processing payroll and administering employee benefits, leading the performance review cycles, executing onboarding/offboarding, and overseeing other employee/HR issues as they arise. Additionally, you will be a key member of the Operations department and have the opportunity to help with employee morale/culture initiatives and other operational objectives.


What kind of people are you looking for? Someone with…

  • Experience and acumen in multiple HR facets including recruiting, HR administration, employee benefits and payroll (and an aspiration to do it all)

  • Familiarity with HR processes and a desire to improve ours

  • Hard working, reliable, and self-motivated

  • Excellent and professional communication skills

  • Awesome organizational skills and attention to detail

  • An outgoing personality and ability to engage with employees across the company

  • The desire to grow professionally and personally alongside our company

  • Basic knowledge of Google Drive applications and Microsoft Office


What will I be doing?:

  • Recruiting:

    • Advertising open positions

    • Receiving, screening, and organizing incoming resumes

    • Conducting first round interviews

    • Scheduling second and third round interviews

    • Following the Milyli Hiring Plan Process throughout the entire recruiting lifecycle

  • HR Administration

    • Ensuring our HRIS is accurate and up to date at all times

    • Processing semi-monthly payroll using our HRIS

    • Onboarding new employees

    • Administering employee benefits

    • Ensuring employee performance review process is being executed

    • Helping our employees as HR questions and needs arise

  • Operations

    • Collaborating with and contributing to the Ops team (employee/culture initiatives, office improvements, company events, etc)


What else?

  • This is a full-time position.

  • There is minimal travel required for this position.

  • You must be able to legally work in the U.S.


What is “Make It Like You Like It”?

That’s what Milyli stands for and that’s what we can offer you – the chance to make your workday like you like it. We are smart, passionate people who want to work with other smart, passionate people, so we provide you with the tools, support, and flexibility you need to succeed, as well as plenty of opportunities to relax and unwind.


How do you make your employees happy? We’re glad you asked!

  • Competitive salary, including profit-sharing and semi-annual merit-based raises. We also provide medical, dental and vision insurance.  You’ll get excellent coverage with some of the best providers in the state.

  • Innovative work environment. We provide powerful workstations for all employees to encourage creative thinking and collaboration.  

  • Did we mention we have a cook? And free food?  Every day, our creative cook whips us up lunch so we can all sit down and have a meal together.  We also have a stocked kitchen full of snacks, breakfast food and drinks…coffee anyone?

  • Bike? Train? Easy transportation options. We’re close to both the Morgan St and the Grand Ave Blue Line stops and your commuting costs are deducted from your paycheck, tax-free.


Oh wait, there’s more...

  • We know everyone needs a break.  We’ll give you 15 paid days off, not including the 10+ paid holidays and sick time as needed.

  • Ever think “My pal John would be perfect for this role.”? Tell us about him!  For bringing us great talent, we’ll give you a big check, what’s there to lose?

  • Stuff happens, so we provide disability insurance and life insurance to ensure you and your loved ones are looked after.  

  • We like hanging out with each other.  We provide regular happy hours and quarterly events and outings to make sure there’s plenty of bonding time.

  • We provide support for employee initiatives.  Thinking of getting a new certification? Taking a class to improve your skills? We encourage this and will cover the costs.


Thank you for your interest in Milyli!

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Milyli is located in the heart of the Chicago Fulton Market Innovation District just steps from Google and world-famous restaurant row.

An Insider's view of Milyli

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Milyli is great! The morning's usually start off saying hi to everyone as we walk in and jokes around the coffee pot. You'll often see the CEO sitting and laughing with junior developers and the ops team before heading back to work for the afternoon. I look forward to seeing these folks every day!

Scott Monaghan

Head of Customer Success & Support

What projects are you most excited about?

The project im most excited about is our upcoming GDPR redaction solution. Overall GDPR is a hot topic in our industry and having a dedicated solution for clients will be game changing!

Scott Zimmerman

Account Executive

What makes someone successful on your team?

Communication is the key to success on the Milyli product team. Providing an environment where we can freely share our ideas, ask one another for guidance and communicate our challenges, helps keep our team focused and moving forward. Success is being able to reflect and ultimately learn from our previous experiences.

Andrew Boudreau

Software Architect

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Milyli’s products are closely tied to the constantly evolving and growing global legal industry. As a result, changes in global laws and regulations demand new solutions, innovative approaches, and new ways of looking at industry problems. By bringing interesting and unique challenges to the team, they are empowered to design creative approaches.

Tim Randall

Director of Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Though I started in an Operations role here, after I completed my Masters in Computer Science, Milyli helped facilitate my career path into test automation. Our managers nurture each team member's potential, provide support and encouragement to help us succeed, and look for ways to challenge us so that we may grow professionally.

Lissa Errea

Test Automation Engineer

What are Milyli Perks + Benefits

Milyli Benefits Overview

Milyli knows the importance of investing in our employees. This means providing benefits and perks that encourages all team members to do their best work. From an in-house cook making daily lunches to a robust healthcare plan, Milyli is progressive in taking care of all employees!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

Free lunch (made fresh by our cook) and snacks every day • Flexible work schedules • Competitive salary • 15 paid days off (and 10+ paid holidays) • Referral bonuses