The human resources (HR) assistant helps with the administration of the day-to-day operations of a company’s human resources department. The HR department usually oversees employee relations, compensation and benefits, recruitment, hiring, and training.
Duties & Responsibilities
The job generally requires the ability to provide assistance in the following areas:
Recruiting and staffing logistics
Performance management and improvement tracking systems
Employee orientation, development, and training logistics and recordkeeping
Company-wide committee facilitation
Communication between the company and employees
Compensation and benefits administration and recordkeeping
Employee safety, welfare, wellness, and health reporting
HR filing system
The HR assistant helps with the implementation of services, policies, and programs aimed at maintaining a safe, positive environment in a company, as well as the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce. The HR assistant generally reports to an HR director and also assists company managers with HR issues.