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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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...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Human Resources Specialist Ocala, FL Full-Time $40,000 - $55,000 Apply Apply Human Resources Specialist Ocala, FL Full-Time $40,000 - $55,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Payroll Specialist with Human Resources Generalist experience or vice versa, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us ...
We are currently recruiting for an HR Specialist for a full-time position in Jacksonville, FL. Local Candidates Only. Duties and Responsibilities: Benefits Function • Administers health and welfare plans including enrollments and terminations. • Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions. • Conducts new employe...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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....
Benefits functions: Calculates and provides staff with annual fringe benefits allowance; reviews enrollment forms for accuracy and coordinates enrollment with 3rd party administrator. Reviews and updates medical, life and dental billing from providers to submit for payment. Assures compliance with COBRA guidelines by preparing letters and other paperwork as directed; receives and records COBRA i...
Human Resources professional with minimum 5 years experience. Must have knowledge of current Human Resources laws/regulations, 401k, FMLA, workers compensation, health care legislation, insurance benefits, payroll tax reporting. Accounting and payroll processing experience is required. ADP payroll experience a plus. PHR/SPHR certification preferred. Benefits: Major Medical and Dental 401K Retir...
The Human Resources Specialist is responsible for assisting with the execution of corporate HR programs and processes by providing a full range of professional, technical and general support in various areas and disciplines within Human Resources. This position ensures compliance with all regulatory guidelines and the Bank’s policies/procedures, towards the goal of supporting efficient and effecti...
Company Confidential Panama City, FL, 32401
Human Resources Human Resources Specialist Must have very good organizational skills with 5+ years of direct experience. Responsible for managing the recruitment and selection of staff, new employee orientation, employee file maintenance, as well as managing the training and development needs of employees. Administer payroll and benefits for all staff. Handle employee complaints and conduct exit...
ManpowerGroup is currently seeking a Human Resources Specialist to help support our client's team. This is a temporary assignment that will last approximately three months. The pay rate is $25/hr. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Complexity of Tasks: Light HR Generalist experience. Requires some knowledge of human resource practices and related laws and regulations, and an understanding of Company busine...
Nombre de la vacante: Especialista de Recursos Humanos Resumen del puesto ó responsabilidades Bachillerato completado en Recursos Humanos. Completamente bilingüe. Mínimo 5 años de experiencia en adiestramientos, beneficios, verificación de nóminas, procesos de entrevistas, comunicación con empleados, reportes y documentación. Experiencia realizando presentaciones corporativas. Preferiblemente e...
Human Resource Specialist will work with Human Resource Manager to provide leadership and counsel to local and field management in employment, employee relations, training and skill development, compensation, safety and health. Position will serve both CP Masters and ISS/LDAR in growing the businesses effectively. Day-to-day responsibilities include providing support to the HR Department and opera...
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...
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...
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...

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Human Resources Specialist


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