Human Resources Assistants
On the Job
Human Resources Assistants compile and keep employee records. They record employee information such as addresses, earnings, performance reports, and other data. They may prepare reports.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Compile data or documentation.
- Interview employees, customers, or others to collect information.
- Obtain personal or financial information about customers or applicants.
- Search files, databases or reference materials to obtain needed information.
- Issue documentation or identification to customers or employees.
- Record personnel information.
- Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.
- Administer personnel recruitment or hiring activities.
- Train personnel.
- Set up classroom materials or equipment.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Working with a group or team.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Being in situations in which conflicts arise.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
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