HR Staff is responsible for hiring efficiently and keeping our hiring process running while ensuring the continuous holistic growth of our employees.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Recruit candidates: One of the major responsibilities of the HR Staff. Recruiting new talents to an organization is a strenuous task. This has to be carried out without space for any errors also. The various steps in the recruitment process include finding out the openings, sort out applicants, invite them for the interview and select the most suitable applicant.
- Hire the right employees: The HR department is responsible for recruiting new talents into an organization. The HR Staff should verify the applicant and make sure he/she fit in for the position and go with the flow of the organization.
- Process payroll: The HR Staff is also responsible for the payroll activities. Starting with the employee salary and everything related to it is under the HR department. The wage cuts, reimbursements, payslips, insurance etc. come under this category.
- Conduct disciplinary actions: Reprimand or corrective action in response to employee misconduct, rule violation, or poor performance including:
- A verbal warning
- A written warning
- A poor performance review or evaluation
- A performance improvementplan
- A reduction in rank or pay
- Update policies: The HR Staff should have some basic knowledge about the basic legal employee laws like labor law, tax law, working hours, minimum wages, no discrimination policies etc. this is an important responsibility since the office rules and regulations, pay scale, leaves etc. should be formulated strictly obeying these laws and amended the policy from time to time to make sure that all type of situations are covered.
- Maintain employee records: The HR Staff also is responsible for the handling and protection of sensitive employee records, including:
- Applications, Resumes and Verification Documents
- Employee Record Information
- Payroll and Benefit Selections
- Onboarding and Policy Affirmation Documents
- Certifications, Licenses and Credentials
- Performance Management Documents
- Career Progression / Training and Development Records
- Retirement / Termination Documents
- Conduct benefit analysis: The HR Staff also is responsible for aiding decision-makers in weighing different courses of action and the ability to decide which one provides the best benefits.
Education and Qualifications:
- Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree, preferably human resources, finance, business management, labor relations, education and information technology background
- Being detail-oriented to handle large amounts of paperwork and information
- Interpersonal skills to communicate with employees, managers and colleagues
- Great under pressure, and problem solving
- Have a firm grasp on using email, the Internet and basic computer programs like Word and Excel, as well as knowledge in human resources programs like Ad Cast and Human Resource Information System software
- Certifications come from industry associations and human resources professional organization is an advantage. For example, the HR Certification Institute, or HRCI, offers the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) designation, for example. The Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM, sponsors the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential and the more advanced SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential