Human Resources Specialists ·  Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers. Excludes "Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists" (13-1141) and "Training and Development Specialists" (13-1151).



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Occupational Tasks ·  Inform applicants of job openings and details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, and promotion opportunities.
· Interview job applicants to match their qualifications with employers' needs, recording and evaluating applicant experience, education, training, and skills.
· Review employment applications and job orders to match applicants with job requirements, using manual or computerized file searches.
· Select qualified applicants or refer them to employers, according to organization policy.
· Perform reference and background checks on applicants.
· Maintain records of applicants not selected for employment.
· Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs.
· Interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills.
· Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
· Perform searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, using computer databases, networking, Internet recruiting resources, cold calls, media, recruiting firms, and employee referrals.
· Prepare and maintain employment records.
· Contact applicants to inform them of employment possibilities, consideration, and selection.
· Inform potential applicants about facilities, operations, benefits, and job or career opportunities in organizations.
· Screen and refer applicants to hiring personnel in the organization, making hiring recommendations when appropriate.
· Arrange for interviews and provide travel arrangements as necessary.
· Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures.
· Review and evaluate applicant qualifications or eligibility for specified licensing, according to established guidelines and designated licensing codes.
· Hire applicants and authorize paperwork assigning them to positions.
· Conduct reference and background checks on applicants.
· Evaluate recruitment and selection criteria to ensure conformance to professional, statistical, and testing standards, recommending revision as needed.
· Recruit applicants for open positions, arranging job fairs with college campus representatives.
· Advise management on organizing, preparing, and implementing recruiting and retention programs.


Educational Requirements: ·  Bachelor's degree


Occupational Skill Set
Skill Relevance
·  Reading Comprehension 89%
·  Active Listening 89%
·  Reading Comprehension 87%
·  Service Orientation 83%
·  Speaking 82%
·  Active Listening 81%
·  Speaking 80%
·  Service Orientation 79%
·  Negotiation 77%
·  Writing 77%