Course HR Generalist in IT

HR Generalist in IT

4 months

Course authorTetiana Tanina

15 July 2022


People are the main assets of any business. HR Generalists can work in any of the HR fields. They can attract candidates, convey interviews, and create educational and development systems.

In this course you will embrace the HR profession from start to finish: you’ll study the methods of selecting employees, understand the differences between sourcing and recruitment, and learn how to support newcomers to the team and help them grow professionally. 

You will be able to build trust-based relations with clients, internal managers, developers, and team-leads. We will provide you with real-life work situation examples.

In the end, you will master the profession and will be able to work for an IT-company of any level.

Required skills

- You know your goals and motivation for completing the course

- You can allocate ~15 hours per week for studies

- Your level of English allows you to read theory resources (at least with an online translator).

- You can find the information you need online and get the most out of it

- You know how to check the accuracy and relevance of information

- You are on friendly terms with your computer, so you can find the task manager or install Zoom on your own

- A basic understanding of recruitment and/or HR processes would be an advantage but isn’t strictly required


Why HR Generalist?

  • You will get to know all the profession nuances from start to finish;
  • You will advance your knowledge of the HR fields you haven’t come across before;
  • You will be no stranger to all the HR-processes in a company;
  • You will set sights on future growth – narrow your focus or become a leader of a specific profile; 
  • You will be able to set up HR processes from scratch in a small company 



Course program

Main course modules and lessons for this course.

  • General

    28 h • 12 topics
    • Profession analysis, terminology, differences between a recruiter, an HR, and an HR-generalist
    • World and Ukrainian IT markets. Distinctive features and trends
    • IT companies’ scope of activity, types of products. The functional formats: a startup, a product, outsource, outstaff
    • Roles in IT companies, the stages of development. HR Generalist in IT glossary
    • Methodologies of development. Agile, Waterfall, Extreme Programming. When those are used, and what are the key differences
    • Corporate culture as a tool for maintaining stability. Coaching in organizations
    • Employer’s brand
    • Stages of company growth, stages breakdown according to Adizes
    • Email communications
    • Time management
    • Practice. Provisional results
    • Lesson zero. Get to know everyone
  • Recruitment

    46 h • 18 topics
    • Work automatization tools for HR Generalist (АTS) (Applicant tracking system)
    • Working with texts. How to captivate the interlocutor from the first paragraph
    • Sourcing tools. Research basics. Google Boolean Search, X-RAY search
    • Sourcing tools. Github search, SO, and how to find the candidate’s email.
    • Vacancy proposal. The form that speeds up the recruiting
    • CV. A selling CV. Assembling a CV for vacancies
    • Interviewing techniques. General
    • Interviewing techniques. STAR interview
    • Interviewing techniques. Metaprogramming interviews
    • Candidate Journey – building a positive communication experience with you on all stages of hiring
    • Personnel planning in a company. Recruitment forecasting.
    • Building a recruitment strategy based on the vacancies and clients
    • Metrics in recruitment. Analysis and forecast of the recruiter’s work
    • Building referral programs
    • Building a recruiter’s brand
    • Interviewing techniques. Practice
    • Practice. Provisional results
    • Areas of responsibility of the recruiter. Building trust with customers
  • HR management

    24 h • 12 topics
    • Work automatization tools for HR Generalist (HRIS)
    • Newbie adaptation system depending on the size and format of the company
    • Newbie adaptation system for remote workers
    • Coaching
    • 1-on-1 meetings with an employee, establishing a feedback system
    • Giving feedback. Practice
    • Performance Reviews. Setting up a system, various approaches to Performance Reviews depending on the company format and clients
    • Setting goals on the organization level (OKRs, KPIs)
    • Building a development and education system in teams
    • Motivation – what to pay attention to
    • Final project
    • Graduation event

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Course content


total hours

Практика з викладачем
На групових заняттях ти виконуватимеш практичні завдання, працюватимеш над проєктами в команді та самостійно. Викладач надаватиме зворотний зв’язок та підказки, допоможе розібратися з теорією та скерує у практиці.
Теорія та домашні завдання
В середньому стільки займатиме самостійне опанування теорії перед заняттями та виконання домашніх завдань після занять для закріплення отриманих навичок. Теорія та домашні завдання чекатимуть на тебе в нашій LMS-системі.
Гарне знання англійської обов’язкове для комунікації у міжнародній команді, читання документації та спілкування з клієнтами. У додатковому модулі англійською наші професійні викладачі навчать тебе бути international.


Tetiana Babych

HR Generalist

4 years of experience in the field. Worked for Megogo, Hey Clay, MHP IT department, IT out staff

Marharyta Kublii

Recruiter at Innovecs

7+ years of experience in the field. Worked for Profpereklad, EVERAD, bank Citi, outsoursing IT company ONSEO

Oksana Oprysko

Senior HR BP at GlobalLogic Ukraine

12 years of experience in recruitment and HR, out of which 4 years in IT. Worked for Xtra TV, Wentrum, 1CallCenter, ElifTech, GlobalLogic

Maryna Stiahailo

CEO at Akkerman Solutions and Software

10+ years of experience in the field. Worked for PRIME STAFF, BIIR Bojer Innovativ Ingeniør Rådgivning, Akkerman - Engineering & Software

Lessons schedule

  • Tuesday

    19:00 - 21:00

  • Thursday

    19:00 - 21:00

  • Sunday

    11:00 - 13:00

Practical skills for your future career

You will get

  • 46 teacher-led sessions
  • 3 times/week
  • Life time access to course materials
  • Certificate of completion

New skills and an amazing career in IT awaits!

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Alumni's feedback

I can confidently argue that these are the best specialized courses I've ever attended. There's an enormous material database: LMS is a handy reference if you need a glance. I am 100% satisfied with the teacher. Her explanations were concise and clear as day. She provided us with practical cases and shared her experience. This is the best outcome for me. I will also be recalling for a while is the cozy atmosphere (quite a treasure for an online course!). I always felt engaged, and that is sooo satisfying. I can definitely recommend the Academy: on Tuesday I presented the final project, and on Friday I received an offer. You're the boss!

Yuliia Sliusareva
HR generalist in IT course graduate, Kharkiv

Application process

Take the test

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