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Career Details :: Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping
Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports on ability, and date of and reason for termination. Compile and type reports from employment records. File employment records. Search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons.
Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience may be helpful in these occupations, but usually is not needed. For example, a drywall installer might benefit from experience installing drywall, but an inexperienced person could still learn to be an installer with little difficulty.
These occupations usually require a high school diploma and may require some vocational training or job-related course work. In some cases, an associate's or bachelor's degree could be needed.
Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees.
- Examines employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions.
- Processes and reviews employment application to evaluate qualifications or eligibility of applicant.
- Compiles and types reports from employment records.
- Communicates with employees or applicants to explain company personnel policies and procedures.
- Answers questions regarding examinations, eligibility, salaries, benefits, and other pertinent information.
- Maintains and updates employee records to document personnel actions and changes in employee status.
- Selects applicants having specified job requirements and refers to employing official.
- Prepares listing of vacancies and notifies eligible workers of position availability.
- Interviews applicants to obtain and verify information.
- Requests information from law enforcement officials, previous employers, and other references to determine applicant's employment acceptability.
- Explains company insurance policies and options to employees and files claim and cancellation forms.
- Records employee data, such as address, rate of pay, absences, and benefits, using personal computer.
- Administers and scores employee aptitude, skills, personality, and interests tests.
- Appraisers, Real Estate
- Claims Takers, Unemployment Benefits
- Employment Interviewers, Private or Public Employment Service
- Interviewers, Except Eligibility and Loan
- Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
- Personnel Recruiters
- Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
General Work Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Documenting/Recording Information
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Communicating With Persons Outside Organization
- Staffing Organizational Units
Frequent Work Context
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done