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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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Director of Human Resources $90,000 - $150,000 Salary Range (DOE) Located between Los Angeles and San Diego, CA Position is over 2 Hospitals Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced individual to take on the role of Director of Human Resources at 2 highly respected hospital located in southern California. Director Human Resources: $90-150K Salary Range (dependi...
Draper and Kramer is a vertically integrated property and financial services company providing a single source of real estate related services. Draper and Kramer is committed to optimizing long term growth by exceeding the expectations of customers, employees and shareholder through the linkage of its expertise in financing, managing and developing real estate interests. As a family-owned busines...
MedPro Advantage, LLC (serving Soderstrom Dermatology Center, S.C.) is looking for a motivated individual. This position will report to the Director of Human Resources and assist in various HR functions that will include the coordination of recruiting activities, assisting in benefit administration, and maintaining accurate filing system for personnel files. The ideal candidate must be able to wor...
We are currently recruiting for an exceptional Financial Human Resources Specialist in the northshore area of Chicago. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to utilize people skills combined with analytical skills. In order to be considered for this role, you must have at least 5 years of experience in a similar setting, and must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources or Fin...
Recruiter: Samantha Angermeier Job Title: Human Resource Specialist Job Number: 116475 Location: Englewood, CO Compensation: $17/hr Assignment Length: Contract Description: Collect and audit dependent documentation for all new hires Work with all office contacts to ensure documentation is being completed accurately and on time Reach out to new hires to follow up on all pending documentati...
WARD TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CORP: Ward Transport & Logistics Corp, a leader in the transportation industry, is seeking a Full Time Human Resources Specialist at their Corporate Office located in Altoona, PA. Ward Transport & Logistics Corp offers a competitive hourly rate and benefits package to full time employees. JOB TITLE: Human Resources Specialist REPORTS TO: Director of Human Resources ...
About: Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP), a publicly traded industrial sand company, is recruiting candidates to staff a Human Resources position in Wisconsin. Hi-Crush is a leading domestic producer, supplier, and distributor of premium Northern White frac sand used to enhance recovery rates of oil and natural gas from hydraulic fracturing wells. Essential Functions: Assists the head of Human Resourc...
Company Confidential Houston, TX, 77056
Job Summary: Provides financial analyses, management consulting, analytical decision support services, and technical expertise for a broad array of financial and operational projects and initiatives. Designs and builds sophisticated financial models based on diverse data sets, in order to facilitate strategic decision making. Interpretation and presentation of reports and analyses to senior leade...
Company Confidential Dover, DE, 19901
State of Delaware Office of Management & Budget Human Resources Management Human Resources Specialist I This position is Human Resource Management work at the entry level for the State of Delawares Human Resources Management Employment Services Office/Selection Unit. This position is assigned responsibility for conducting job analyses, developing screening and ranking devices including job req...
JOB SUMMARY: THE NEW JERSEY AIR NATIONAL GUARD FEDERAL TECHNICIAN VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION NJ 15-012, VIN# 1306314 Advertised in Conjunction with AGR Vacancy Announcement 17-15 Supervisory Human Resources Specialist , GS-0201-11 D2124000 108th Wing, McGuire AFB, New Jersey Starting Salary: $66,031 PA Salary Range: $ 66,031 - $85,841 PA OPENING DATE CLOSING DATE 2 ...
Position Description: Human Resources Specialist Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Human Resources Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with the administration of the day to day operations of the Human Resources function and duties; works as a supportive and cooperative Human Resource team member providing the best potential employee service of all levels regarding polici...
Major Duties & Responsibilities Conducts operational staffing and classification activities Consults with management on job needs and conducts job analyses Develops and distributes vacancy announcements via Monster’s automated hiring systems Develops questions in question library of Monster Coordinates recruitment activities Responds to questions from employees and managers on staffing matte...
The Opportunity Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) seeks a professional, tenacious, detailed oriented individual for our Human Resources Specialist - Recruiting position. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a fast paced HR 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 locat...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Human Resources Specialist for an opportunity in Boca Raton, Florida (FL). This person will be responsible for performing the following functions: Handling human resources administration workflow Maintaining employee personnel files, benefit files and I-9 files Coordinating onboarding and new hire orientation processes Scheduling and tracking t...
We live our passion of helping children learn and grow. Innovation and collaboration fuel us every day. We believe that if you are not moving forward, you are moving backward. If you embrace change and resist the status quo, we have a place for you. Are you ready? Join us and be part of a driven, dynamic team unlike any other. The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for providing human res...
Human Resources Specialist - Location: Ashland, VA Professional Characteristics: This position requires the adept ability to quickly understand the organizational structure and the unique culture to ensure future growth of the business through comprehensive HR practices (i.e. recruiting, training, teammate advocacy, and leadership development). The person in this role must be able to partner with...
Human Resources Specialist - Location: Romulus, MI Professional Characteristics: This position requires the adept ability to quickly understand the organizational structure and the unique culture to ensure future growth of the business through comprehensive HR practices (i.e. recruiting, training, teammate advocacy, and leadership development). The person in this role must be able to partner with...
Human Resources Specialist – Reputable company seeking a knowledgeable Human Resources Specialist with Construction industry background and bilingual. The ideal candidate must be very organized, able to multi-task, prioritize, be detailed oriented with a strong knowledge in QuickBooks, Office word, Excel and Yardi is a plus. Duties and Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Greet...
Position Description: Basic Function: Provide key HR support duties, including payroll, HRIS and Administrative Support Responsibilities: Payroll Administration • Provide bi-weekly payroll administration and reporting services • Provide bonus tracking, calculation, accrual, payment and notifications • Process Garnishment and Levies • Annual/Quarterly Bonus processing • 401K dedu...
Emory Valley Center is a nonprofit organization providing supports and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for almost 60 years. Seeking individual to be part of a mission minded HR team who has a genuine passion for making a difference for others. Assists in a variety of HR functions with emphasis on recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding. Must have strong...

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