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People/HR Generalist



People & HR
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented People Operations/HR Generalist with a background in HR practices to join our expanding people team. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to handle sensitive information with the utmost discretion, and a proactive approach to problem-solving. This role encompasses a broad range of HR responsibilities, including employee relations, onboarding, offboarding, benefits administration, policy management, and immigration support.


  • Serve as the primary point of contact for employees regarding HR-related inquiries and concerns.
  • Facilitate the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a smooth transition into the company.
  • Conduct orientation sessions and provide new employees with necessary information and resources.
  • Manage the offboarding process for departing employees, ensuring a smooth transition.
  • Administer employee benefits programs, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other company-sponsored benefits.
  • Provide guidance to employees on benefits options and enrollment processes.
  • Ensure compliance with benefits-related laws and regulations.
  • Develop, update, and enforce company policies related to HR, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the immigration process, including visa applications, renewals, and compliance.
  • Maintain accurate records of various HR metrics and activities.
  • Ensure new hires are invited to and set up on all necessary platforms (e.g., Linear, Notion, Google, 1Password, Slack).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in HR or a related role.
  • Strong understanding of HR best practices and employment laws.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Experience handling immigration related matters.


  • Experienced using Linear, Notion, Google suite, 1Password

The cash compensation for this role is $110,000 - $135,000.

At Perplexity, we've experienced tremendous growth and adoption since publicly launching the world's first fully functional conversational answer engine just over a year ago. Our AI-powered search assistant has amassed 10 million monthly active users as of early 2024, with our mobile apps installed over 1 million times across iOS and Android devices. In 2023 alone, we served over 500 million queries from users around the globe.

To support our rapid expansion, we've raised significant funding from some of the most respected investors in technology. In January 2024, we raised $73.6 million in a Series B round led by IVP, with participation from NVIDIA, Jeff Bezos' investment fund, NEA, Databricks, and other prominent firms. We followed that up with a $62.7 million Series B1 round in April 2024 led by Daniel Gross, valuing Perplexity at over $1 billion.
Our prominent investor base includes IVP, NEA, Jeff Bezos, NVIDIA, Databricks, Bessemer Venture Partners, Elad Gil, Nat Friedman, Naval Ravikant, Tobi Lutke, and many other visionary individuals.
Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including, experience and expertise, and may vary from the amounts listed above.
Equity: In addition to the base salary, equity is part of the total compensation package.
Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents. Includes a 401(k) plan.