Human Resources Assistant

Job description

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