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Human Resources Specialist Duties

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Human resources (HR) specialists are very often the bridge between a company's goals and its people. HR managers or specialists are charged with dealing with all aspects of personnel in most companies. The basics HR job description generally includes some or all of the following:

Company Recruitment

HR Specialists are generally responsible for overseeing a company's hiring, from posting an ad about a newly available position, to screening applicants, conducting interviews and the actual hiring of a new employee.

Personnel-Related Administration

The executive HR job involves nearly every aspect of administration regarding a company's personnel. HR Specialists keep track of employee salary information, performance evaluations, health insurance questions, time off requests and employee records.

Personnel Training

An HR manager job, or even entry level HR jobs, oversee the training of many company employees, even those in other departments. Training videos, seminars and reading materials are generally assembled and run by HR specialists.

Corporate Policy

HR manager jobs and assistant HR jobs very often involve the development and maintenance of many corporate policies, from vacation requests to handling employee complaints.

Employee Benefits

A company's medical, dental, and retirement plans are generally administered by an HR manager or director. In many cases, the HR director or manager even researches which insurance companies or financial advisors to use for a company's health insurance policies or retirement funds.

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