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Human Resource Specialist Overview

Human resource specialists are responsible for a number of clerical and administrative tasks. These tasks include recruiting, interviewing, screening and placing employee candidates. Human resource specialists at this level are also tasked with compiling and recording personnel records, including employees' addresses, compensation and absences, as well as tracking employee performance and recording any issues. Additionally, human resource specialists handle compensation analysis, benefits negotiations, employee orientation and training, and pension and retirement benefits. Some human resource specialists work in more focused positions that allow them to specialize in one or two aspects of employee management while others are tasked with handling all aspects of employee relations. Human resource specialists can expect to work during normal business hours. Similar human resources jobs include positions such as Case Specialists.

Human Resource Specialist Requirements

In most cases, human resource specialists will need to have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Management or a related field. However, each position will have different requirements based on the employer and the responsibilities of the position. Although there is no formal requirement, human resource specialists who have solid computer skills tend to fare better than those who do not because most record-keeping tasks occur in various computer software programs. Additional skills that are beneficial for human resource specialists include active listening, critical thinking and a strong command of the English language, both written and verbal.

Human Resource Specialist Market

The outlook for new human resource specialists entering the workforce is moderate. According to statistics, the job market for human resource specialists is estimated to increase by 7 percent by 2022. In 2012, there were an estimated 495,500 people employed as human resource specialists across the country with more opportunities existing in highly populated cities than in smaller communities.

Human Resource Salary

The median salary for human resource specialist jobs in the United States is $55,640. In general, large employers offer higher salaries and better benefits than smaller companies to human resource specialists with a considerable amount of experience.

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Our client is hiring for a direct hire Global Human Resources (HR) Specialist job in Wheeling, IL. You must have a strong educational background in Human Resources with an MBA preferred and a PHR certification. Qualified candidate will have the ability to lead global HR projects to help improve delivery of HR processes to include recruiting, on-boarding, compensation, performance management, train...
Job Purpose: Achieves human resources objectives by providing information, services, and employee support; maintaining records and databases. Duties: * Maintains compensation information by collecting, calculating, and inputting data. * Maintains human resources database and records by inputting data from change requests and applications; recording statistics; documenting job interviews and jo...
Under general supervision of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, performs a broad range of professional Human Resources generalist work and analyses in support of the District’s Human Resources functions; and other related duties as assigned. Incumbents serving in positions assigned to this class have, in the regular course of duties, access to, and may possess information relating t...
The Opportunity Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, tenacious, detailed oriented individual for our Recruitment Specialist position. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a fast paced Human Resources team and to be responsible for high volume recruiting then this position is for you! This position is located in Pullman, WA. SEL’s corporate office is located i...
Third Party Logistics firm is seeking a Human Resources Specialist in our Socorro facility who can assist the Corporate Office develop/maintain effective relationships with new and existing employees. Duties: · Hourly workforce recruitment and selection and orientation · Serve as key contact in regard to employee problem resolution/questions · Process facility payroll and reporting · Maintain...
Human Resources outsourcing firm is seeking an HR Specialist to support their rapid growth. Each HR Specialist will be responsible for managing up to 20 key accounts totaling 700 people. They are targeting professionals with strong employee relations experience, strong knowledge of benefits administration, conducting employee investigations, and have the ability to administer employee trainings. T...
Job Summary As the Manufacturing Site Human Resources Generalist, you will have the opportunity to lead MPC’s Best Places ToWork and World Class Manufacturing initiatives. This position originates and leads Human Resources practices that will provide an employee orientated, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, development, quality, productivity and the recruitment of a superior w...
As a Human Resources Director with Aramark Healthcare Hospitality you will be responsible for providing primary generalist support and leadership across a twelve state region in Northeastern US. Based out of Philadelphia, PA, you will support the regional talent management strategy that aligns with and drives business goals. Additionally, you will partner with the Business Leadership to continuall...
VantageLinks is dedicated to Information Technology (IT) staffing through permanent placement, contract-to-hire, and contract services. We also offer Team Services and Information Systems Development Solutions. We specialize in finding Information Technology professionals ranging from help desk specialists to programmers including; systems analysts, designers, architects, database professionals, E...
ICARTEAM, Inc. is an industrial electronics company that is currently seeking for an HR Coordinator and Benefit Specialist in Wheeling, IL. ICARTEAM, Inc. provides sales and services for a wide variety of industrial controls and equipment used in manufacturing and other industrial applications. We’re looking for someone with human resource experience who can help us run our HR department. You’...
City of Riverside Riverside, CA, 92501
The Position Benefits Supplemental Questions SALARY: Human Resources Analyst (Non-Classified): $52,836 - $70,800/year Human Resources Specialist (Non-Classified): $32,964 - $55,464/year This recruitment is being held to create Eligibility Lists from which future vacancies for Human Resources Analyst and Human Resources Specialist may be filled. The Human Resources Analyst performs professional ...
Recruiter to contact: John Nerat Job Title: Human Resource Manager Job Number: 14076 Location: Marinette, WI Compensation: DOE Assignment Length: Contract- Description: Oversees the human resources activities of a given group with direct supervisory responsibility for HR Generalists, HR Specialists and/or HR Assistants as applicable. Collects and analyzes HR data; reviews and establishes h...
The OSI Group is a results-oriented global company where highly talented, motivated, "can-do" people work together to deliver value for our customers. Our success is built on a foundation of partnership with our customers, suppliers and employees and is what sets us apart. At OSI you will be challenged to solve problems and drive improvements that will help grow our business. Reporting to the Gen...
MoreDirect is a profitable $800M+ company focusing on providing technology solutions for the Fortune 2000, located in Boca Raton, Florida. MoreDirect is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PC Connection (PCCC), a $2 Billion+ publicly traded company located in Merrimack, NH. MoreDirect offers a wide range of technology services with over 500 technical certifications and a qualified team of expert enginee...
The Sales Compensation Team is responsible for creating, implementing and managing competitive compensation programs in support of sales oriented business unit clients. Sales Compensation informs and leads cross-functional teams in all aspects of compensation policies, practices and compliance including sales incentive plan design and goal setting initiatives. Through collaboration with business u...
Description The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for the collection of LOA benefit premiums, processing of personnel action forms and data entry/tracking of licensure, evaluations and compliance. Produces a variety of reports on a monthly and ad hoc basis. Answers general human resources related questions regarding policy, procedures and record information. Works closely with employees t...
POSITION SUMMARY: The HR Specialist supports the Human Resources department’s strategic goals, administers requirements of Benefits, Recordkeeping and Reporting. Incumbent is also responsible for data analysis, HRIS system integrity, and department processes. PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to): Maintain regulatory compliance and accuracy of company employee fi...
O'Reilly Auto Parts has 57 straight years of continuous growth and over 69,000 team members at more than 4,200 stores and 27 distribution centers in 42 states. We are determined to be the industry leader in the auto parts industry and believe that our team members are the most important asset in our business. The Benefit Specialist position performs day to day administration of the O'Reilly benef... (USA), a Priceline Group company is seeking a talented HR Specialist to join the Human Resources team which supports our regional sales offices and customer care centers in North America. This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Human Resources. Overview: The HR Specialist will be responsible for supporting the daily activities of HR and the HR team while maintaining a high level of...
Position Overview Under the direction of the HR Service Center Manager, the HR Specialist is responsible for the administration of the retirement benefit programs and the implementation of process improvement initiatives within Human Resources. This position must ensure retirement plans/programs are administered accurately, timely, and in accordance with all applicable laws and policies. In addit...

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Human Resources Specialist


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