HR Analyst in Northlake, IL (Corporate Market Support) at Empire Today

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

Opportunity Snapshot

Opportunity Description


Empire Today has been a leading provider of installed home improvements for 60 years. Empire offers the largest in-stock selection of flooring in the United States. Convenience, quality, and selection make Empire stand out.  With Empire Today, homeowners and business customers can get quality Carpet, Hardwood, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl Flooring, and Window Treatments from top brands they know and trust. And because Empire warehouses thousands of products, customers can get the right product, professionally installed when they need it, as soon as the next day.

Empire was founded in 1959 and provides service to more than 70 metropolitan areas in the United States. With more than three million satisfied customers, Empire Today is dedicated to its mission of Making Beautiful New Floors Easy.

Business Area

Empire Today’s Human Resources department is a critical component to meeting our business needs through managing our most valuable resources – our employees.  The essential functions of the department include recruiting, safety, employee relations, compensation, benefits, compliance, and training and development.


The HR Analyst provides support of HR systems and serve as the point of contact for end users, maintenance and enhancements. The HR Analyst will analyze and document process flow and will be responsible for reporting on a variety of HR data and trends. 


  • Serve as the System Administrator for Taleo (ATS) and various HR systems to include security, troubleshooting, process improvements and testing
  • Design, generate and distribute routine and ad hoc reports as needed for various departments
  • Develop and deliver end user training materials and provide formal training as needed
  • Ensure HR systems are utilized to the fullest capability by identifying and participating in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assist in rollout and implementation of new HR projects.
  • Meet with management to discuss and clarify requests for projects, highlight issues, and make recommendations to address issues and priorities.
  • Coach and assist in development of current and new team members.
  • Ensure compliance with Data Privacy and Protection Guidelines
  • Manage and audit National Car Allowance program through 1 direct report


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management, HR, or Mathematics related field
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Taleo Business Edition configuration experience (experience troubleshooting, diagnosing issues) or other related Applicant Tracking experience helpful
  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (V-Look Up, Pivot Tables, Sort/Filters, Conditional Formatting, etc.)
  • Tableau BI experience or other related BI report building / writing experience
  • Experience working with multiple departments, senior management and leadership
  • Experience working with confidential and sensitive information
  • High attention to detail and sense of urgency


Employees are eligible for numerous benefits including:

  • Quick enrollment into our benefit plans.  Eligibility is first of the month following just two weeks of employment.
  • A premium 401K Investment Plan, with the company matching your amount invested dollar for dollar up to 4% with no vesting.  Find another Company that can beat that!
  • Medical Insurance with several plan options and a Health Savings Account to meet you and your family’s health needs.
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental Insurance – Twice a year visits at no cost.
  • Vision Insurance with materials coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care
  • Wellness Program – A best in class program offering substantial awards payable right on your paycheck
  • Basic Life Insurance and AD&D
  • Short Term Disability Coverage
  • Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays including Floating Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) that grows with years of service
  • Empire Perks – An employee discount purchasing program offering you great savings on the things you want.

The company conducts a background check and drug screen for all new hires. 

Empire Today is an equal opportunity employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

By Submitting your resume and application information, you authorize Empire Today to transmit and store your information in the Empire Today group companies’ world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.