Outliers and outperformers wanted

Outliers and outperformers wanted

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

Uncork Capital-backed companies are building kick-ass teams in engineering, marketing, sales, operations and more.

People Business Partner, Tech & GA

Human Interest

Human Interest

People & HR
Remote · United States
Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2023

Human Interest is on a mission to ensure that people in all lines of work have access to retirement benefits.

Nearly half of all working Americans are not saving enough for their future. Too often it’s because they are employed by a company that doesn’t offer a retirement plan. Human Interest is changing that by making it affordable and accessible for small and medium-sized businesses to offer employees a path to financial independence through retirement savings.

We’re a high-growth tech company changing the retirement industry. We’ve raised $500M and are backed by leading investors. Most recently, by funding from BlackRock as well as many other top investors: TPG (The Rise Fund) with SoftBank led our Series D, Glynn Capital, NewView Capital, USVP, Wing, Uncork, and others.

This People Business Partner role will be a strategic thought partner for our Technology and G&A leaders, driving the alignment of our business initiatives and people programs. Keeping Human Interest’s high performance culture at the forefront of how we develop, manage and reward our employees, the People Business Partner will provide expertise on workforce planning, organizational design, performance management, employee retention and employee development. This is a solution oriented role that uses data and drives insights to attract, develop and retain exceptional talent.

What you get to do everyday

  • Build strong and trusting relationships with our key business leaders
  • Provide guidance on organizational design, workforce planning and headcount management to support future business needs and goals
  • Build and deliver talent assessment tools to identify key talent and generate talent retention and performance management strategies
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition team to determine hiring profiles and attract high potential candidates
  • Work closely with the Total Rewards team to develop and deploy competitive reward strategies
  • Inform and deliver talent development programs including succession planning and individual growth plans
  • Utilize data and analysis of people metrics to drive data-driven insights around attrition, growth and retention
  • Provide coaching to resolve key employee issues and lead thorough, objective investigations as needed.
  • Act as a culture champion, keeping the Human Interest Way at the heart of our people programs.

What you bring to the role

  • 8+ years of People Business Partner experience, supporting technical organizations preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated ability to translate key business objectives and needs to support leadership and effectively drive people programs
  • Ability to lead through ambiguity and prioritize effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Proven success driving effective change management strategies, with demonstrated ability to guide employees and leaders through periods of change, mitigate resistance and build a resilient and agile organizational culture.
  • Deep experience in handling complex employee issues
  • Experience partnering directly with COEs on program development and delivery strategies
  • Experience navigating various HR systems; experience with Paycor, Greenhouse, ChartHop, GoogleSuite a plus
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, including facilitation of people programs

Why you will love working at Human Interest

Mission - Highly collaborative startup dedicated to supporting employee engagement and growth. It’s an opportunity to help solve one of the biggest unsolved problems in America: saving for retirement.

Culture - Our operating principles define how we come together as a team to do our work. They reflect Human Interest’s unique view on what’s important and what’s right. Documenting this core aspect of our culture helps employees make good decisions on their own. It also helps candidates considering career opportunities critically evaluate whether they will thrive at Human Interest.

  • Customer obsession
  • Long-term orientation
  • Autonomous and accountable teams
  • An escalating bar for talent and performance
  • Fundamental optimism

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Compensation - The salary range target for the role seniority described in this job description is $150,000 - $170,000. Final offer amounts depend on multiple factors including candidate experience and expertise, geographic location, compensation/equity mix, and market data. This position may also be eligible for additional incentives such as equity awards, short-term incentives, or sales compensation.

Benefits -

  • A great 401(k) plan: Our own! Our 401(k) includes a dollar-for-dollar employer match up to 4% of compensation (immediately vested) and $0 plan fees
  • Top-of-the-line health plans, as well as dental and vision insurance
  • Generous PTO and parental leave policies
  • Lyra - Enhanced Mental Heath Support for Employees and dependents
  • Carrot - Fertility healthcare and family forming benefits
  • Candidly - Student loan resource to help you and your family plan, borrow, and repay student debt
  • Monthly work-from-home stipend; annual wellness stipend
  • Employee Resource Groups including Veterans, Lift Ev’ry Voice, Pride, LatinX, Families, and Women in Tech
  • Fun online and regional events and celebrations and department and company offsites
  • The vast majority of our positions can be 100% remote

We’re a great place to work (but don’t take our word for it)

Here’s a list of our awards and accolades:

  • Certified as a Great Place To Work® (2023)
  • Best Places to Work by Built In (2023)
  • A Top Company by Y Combinator (2020-2023)
  • America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes (2020-2022)
  • Inc. Fastest Growing Companies (2021)


Human Interest is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran or military status, pregnancy, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state, or local laws.

Human Interest employees must adhere to the Company’s security policies and Code of Ethics.

Please note Human Interest does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider resumes from vendors including and without limitation search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. We comply with CCPA guidelines. See more: https://humaninterest.com/disclosures