HR Associate Job Description

An HR associate is a person in their first year of professional experience who is working towards becoming a human resources professional.

The HR associate job requires someone who understands and values the importance of protecting employee rights in the workplace.

An HR associate must be knowledgeable about federal and state laws governing employment.

An HR associate must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

An HR associate helps employers ensure their compliance with state and federal employment laws.

They identify areas of risk, analyze workplace policies, and recommend changes to the employer.

They may also analyze and audit the employer’s employment practices.

An HR associate interacts with employees at all levels of the organization, providing support and advice about the company

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a highly motivated and experienced HR Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of HR policies and procedures and be able to effectively communicate with employees at all levels. The HR Associate will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the HR department and assisting with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to, recruitment, onboarding, benefits administration, and employee relations. If you are a self-starter with a positive attitude and a passion for HR, then we want to hear from you!

HR Associate Duties:

  • Attend to and resolve employee concerns, questions, and grievances
  • Enforce company policies and employee handbook
  • Provide professional guidance to managers on hiring, termination, discipline, and compensation
  • Prepare and analyze payroll
  • Prepare reports for management
  • Track employee performance
  • Monitor employee attendance
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

HR Associate Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement new HR programs and best practices
  • Improve and streamline existing HR processes
  • Manage HR databases, including applicant tracking, performance, and compensation management
  • Perform background, drug, and reference checks, and verify employment eligibility
  • Develop and maintain employee files and records, including attendance, performance reviews, and disciplinary documentation
  • Manage benefits enrollment and administration
  • Assist in managing new-hire orientation process

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 2+ years’ proven experience in human resources
  • Intermediate to advanced level of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook

We at Company Name believe that diversity is key to a successful team. We are committed to building an inclusive team that welcomes applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.

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