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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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...
Human Resources Generalist DEPARTMENT: Administration REPORTS TO: Human Resources Manager Shift: Days (Mon-Fri) FLSA STATUS: Exempt JOB SUMMARY: The Human Resources Generalistperforms professional work of considerable difficulty overseeing a range of administrative functions related to human resources management, employee development and customer service, trains employees and supervisors on ...
This position is accountable for optimizing the effectiveness of the plant organization by increasing the capabilities and optimizing the talents of its employees. Responsible for providing assistance in coordinating the design and implementation of plans, systems and programs that allow employees to satisfy their needs for job security, engagement, recognition and achievement in the pursuit of o...
Position Description: Wolters Kluwer Global Shared Services is designed to provide services to the business units in the areas of technology, sourcing, procurement, legal, finance, and human resources. These global centers promote team collaboration using best practices around a specific focus area to drive results and enhance operational efficiencies. There is a constant endeavor to benchmark ag...
The Watershed is seeking a Human Resources Assistant for our busy HR department. The ideal candidate will have experience processing new hires in a fast-paced environment, preferably in a healthcare setting. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required, as well as great attention to detail! Specific duties of the Human Resources Assistant include: Processes all new hire employees, t...
Alcott HR is a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), providing HR support and employer services to small and mid-sized organizations. Our clients are companies that need an affordable and effective HR solution. For the past 5 years we have been experiencing unprecedented growth and are seeking an experienced HR Professional to join our growing team. A member of the Human Resources Service Tea...
Company Confidential Las Vegas, NV, 89101
HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST Rapidly growing company is seeking a reliable individual to perform a wide variety of clerical duties. The ability to be a team player, honor confidentiality along with a high level of integrity is a must for this position. Must be accustomed to working in a fast paced HR environment with the ability to multi-task. Must have excellent customer service skills. Required Ex...
Ingrasys Technology USA seeks a Senior HR Specialist who will be responsible for day-to-day HR operations – primarily in the US, but on a global basis as well. Main responsibilities include the following human resources programs and activities: Staffing – Develop and implement internal and external sources to identify qualified job candidates such as career fairs, college campuses, professional m...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
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...
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...
RECRUITING / JR. HUMAN RESOURCESSPECIALIST Summary Description: This position reports to the Human Resources Manager. The RECRUITING /JR HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST will provide support in the Human Resources Department. Will perform a variety of complex, responsible, and confidential clerical duties requiring knowledge of Human Resources and organizationalpolicies and procedures, Recruiting, Cal...
AutoNation - America's largest automotive retailer is looking for a qualified Human Resources Specialist to join our team. The Human Resources Specialist provides human resources support for dealerships in specific markets. This person is responsible for partnering with management at each dealership, as well as Region leadership, to assist in employee relations, retention, and other HR functions....
KAMAX is seeking a dynamic HR professional to perform HR related duties and carry out responsibilities in some or all of functional areas: employee relations, training, recruiting and benefits administration. Principal Responsibilities Partners with employees & management to communicate various HR policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations Conducts exit interviews and anal...
Total Plastics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of AM Castle & Co., is a distributor and fabricator of plastic and related products. We provide quality products and value-added services to companies from various industries including automotive, life sciences, general manufacturing, lighting, design and display. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Administer human resources plans and proced...
RMC is seeking a Human Resource Specialist with a master’s degree and 10 years’ experience, a bachelor’s degree and 16 years’ experience, or 22 years’ experience. This position will provide advice on advanced human resource principles, concepts and practices including position management and organizational design sufficient to provide technical guidance and to administer a classification program ...
Redbanks Skilled Nursing Center is hiring for a Human Resource Specialist. Experience must be able to handle Recruitment of all New Employees, handle all employee files, keep records up to date. Maintain list of vacant positions Process status changes Assist with job postings, reference checks, and coordinate interviews with Managers. Work with Director of Operations to determine wages and ma...
Company Confidential Los Angeles, CA
Innovative Global Technology Firm is seeking temp-to-perm HRIS Specialist to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to partner with an industry forerunner that combines innovation with a collaborative corporate culture. As the HRIS Specialist, you will be responsible for facilitating data implementation, managing employee records, preparing reports, and providing meaningful support to ...
HUMAN RESOURCES SPECIALIST: Universal Tax Services, Inc., a professional tax consulting services provider, seeking Human Resources Specialist. Must have Bachelor's Degree in Psychology. Send resume to: Attn.: Susan Suyono @ 2225 W. Commonwealth Ave., #106, Alhambra, CA 91803....
OVERRIDING PRINCIPLES AND REQUIREMENTS Landrum Human Resource Companies, Inc. and its subsidiaries, Landrum Staffing Services, Inc., Landrum Professional Employer Services, Inc., Landrum Consulting, Inc. and Landrum Companies, Inc., are values-based companies. All employees are encouraged and expected to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the Values outlined on the attached sheet a...

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Human Resources Specialist


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