Human Resources Specialist Jobs

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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Company Confidential Aston, PA
Human Resources/Payroll Specialist Mid-Size Delaware County Contractor seeks an experienced individual to fill a much diversified position which includes daily interaction with our employees. This position requires confidentiality and superior people skills. Our ideal candidate will have five years of Human Resource and Payroll experience, must have excellent interpersonal skills, be well versed ...
Recruiter/Agency Led by Mary Pomerantz, TPG Staffing LLC is a leading New Jersey staffing agency that provides businesses and job applicants with quality opportunities in a wide range of positions. We believe in getting the right person for the right job and the right job for the right person. We work closely with our clients to build loyal, valued relationships based on understanding the key dri...
Recruiter to contact: Danielle Counihan Job Title: Human Resource Specialist Job Number: 13868 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 doc...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: Assist in monitoring personnel and employment practices to ensure regulatory compliance. Prepares personnel reports, letters, forms and memoranda. Conducts employee reference and background checks and verification of employment. Assists in monitoring Center’s Workers Compensation and OSHA programs for staff. Assists staff in understanding and resolving employee rel...
Reporting to the Manager of Compensation and Benefits and under direct supervision performs a variety of administrative duties primarily including data entry, file maintenance, benefit resolution, and other compensation and benefits needs. EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of experience in a Human Resources Department with a proven track record of progr...
OnePoint HRO located in the DTC is currently seeking a Payroll/Human Resource Specialist. This position requires prior payroll processing experience in a high volume environment. This position also requires excellent customer service skills with a desire to interact with clients as well as employees on a daily basis. This is a busy, high volume environment that is both challenging and rewarding. ...
Human Resources Specialist - Open until position is filled Para-Professional Position Grade 22 $21,692 (Description) Utilizes independent judgment and discretion to execute job duties related to management of policies and general operations, performs a variety of administrative functions related to Human Resources activities. Organizes, files, maintains employee records for compliance. Will wor...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer with over 2,600 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada, and the home of SHOP YOUR WAY, a rewards pro...
WHO WE ARE: A rapidly expanding Alhambra Nonprofit providing services to disabled families and their children. WHO YOU ARE: A positive and highly motivated individual who will be a great addition to our existing staff. Duties include: • Assists in hiring process by coordinating posting job ads, reviewing resumes, conducting interviews and reference checks. • Schedules meetings and interviews as...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
Job Summary The Human Resources (HR) Specialist provides support and tactical implementation in the areas of Organizational Training, Performance Management, Health and Safety, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, and Workforce Planning. This position provides valued solutions to management for the implementation of HR initiatives. A major responsib...
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...
Requirements: License/Certification/Education: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/3-5 years LabCorp experience. Job Description: Functions as a generalist in the Human Resources department to coordinate workflow. Troubleshoots human resource issues and assist employees in resolving problems. Performs administrative duties as assigned by Manager....
South Orange County Community College District Lead Human Resources Specialist Closing Date: 10/16/2014 PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at Summary Description: Under direction from the Executive Director of Human Resources, Employer and Employee Relations, leads, oversees, and performs the more comple...
SSAB Americas has a need for aHuman Resources Specialist based at its state-of-art steel mill, located equally between Davenport and Muscatine, Iowa. This position will be responsible for a variety of professional Human Resources functions including: recruiting, benefits administration, compensation administration, and managing Human Resources reporting requirements.  Recruiting Ensure appropr...
Job Summary The Human Resources (HR) Specialist provides support and tactical implementation in the areas of Organizational Training, Performance Management, Health and Safety, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, Labor Relations, and Workforce Planning. This position provides valued solutions to management for the implementation of HR initiatives. A major responsib...
Job Title: Human Resources Specialist FLSA Status: Exempt Department/Level: Administration Reports to (primary): Director of Human Resources/Safety Reports to (dotted line): Plant Business Manager/ Controller/ Corp. CFO Supervises: N/A Job Purpose The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for the administration of the day-to-day operations of the human resources functions at the i...
S.F. Express, well established domestically, is continuing our drive as the premier leader in the express delivery industry. We place great value on people: employees, customers, service partners, and the community and we have a strong belief in Corporate Values which brings a strong working relationship. There are many opportunities for employees to nurture and secure their growth and developmen...
Senior Human Resources Specialist Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) $5,507 mo., Excellent benefit package Obtain a job description and application at AHFC, 4300 Boniface Parkway, Suite 130, Anchorage, AK, or at A new AHFC application must be submitted for each position (a resume may be attached). APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 5 p.m., October 20, 2014. Public Housing...
*TOP JOB* HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST US DISTRICT COURT Salary dependent upon qualifications. For full posting see: To apply, submit resume with three references by October 22, 2014, to: Cheryl Dean Riley Clerk of Court PO Box 471 Wheeling, WV 26003 or Email: ***** provided by The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register...

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