HR Associate Job Description

HR Associate Job Description

October 14th, 2019

HR Associates, also known as Human Resources Associates, are responsible for obtaining, recording, and interpreting human resources information within a company. They are tasked with managing company human resources records and assisting new employees with enrollment procedures.

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We are looking to hire an experienced HR Associate to manage and maintain our human resources records. In this role, you will be responsible for obtaining and recording HR information, managing the HR database, and assisting company employees with enrollment procedures and HR-related issues.

To ensure success as an HR Associate, you should have excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills, and a good understanding of employment law. Ultimately, a top-notch HR Associate is well organized, efficient, and approachable.

HR Associate Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with potential job candidates.
  • Contacting candidate references and verifying education listings.
  • Managing HR records including, résumés, applicant logs, and employee forms.
  • Issuing employment contracts and verifying completion.
  • Issuing new employees with enrollment documents.
  • Conducting employee orientations.
  • Explaining employee benefits.
  • Responding to HR-related queries within the company.
  • Maintaining employee confidentiality.
  • Assisting with the distribution of training material.

HR Associate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.
  • Previous experience working in Human Resources.
  • Knowledge of database software, email systems, and office software.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of employment law.
  • Empathy and an approachable demeanor.
  • Attentiveness and honesty.

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