Human resources (HR) assistant positions are usually entry-level. Job responsibilities are focused on helping HR directors and managers accomplish HR-related tasks.
A successful candidate possesses strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Strong computer skills are required, as is sensitivity to confidential information.
Typical duties of a human resources assistant
- Screening telephone calls, scheduling interviews and conducting research to locate potential job candidates
- Searching resumes and assisting with planning new employee orientations
- Compiling materials and maintaining employee database records