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Human Resources

Summary

Human resource generalists support an organization through effective staffing and related human resource needs. They design, implement, and maintain various policies and programs, including those related to recruitment, staff development, compensation and benefits, diversity, and employee complaints. They also create plans for the long-term human resource health of an organization and lead special projects within the payroll department.

Typical activities

  • Design, implement, and maintain HR policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Recruit, interview, and hire new employees.
  • Oversee staff development and respond to complaints from and about employees.
  • Plan for the long-term HR health of an organization.

Synonyms or related job titles

People Management, Workforce Management, Human Capital Management, Personnel Administration Personnel Management.

Summary

Compensations and Benefits jobs develop, implement, and manage the compensation systems of an organization. These may include the design of compensation structures such as pay bands and bonus schemes, performance management systems, stock options, allowances and company car policies, non-monetary benefits and company pension schemes. Other tasks may include working with job evaluation systems and market benchmarks or ensuring compliance with legal requirements such as equal pay claims.

Typical activities

  • Create and operate compensation processes and policies
  • Provide data for HR strategy development
  • Act as the contact point for employees’ questions about remuneration and pension plans
  • Participate in compensation surveys to ensure competitive pay structures

Synonyms or related job titles

Total Rewards Management, Pay and Allowances Management.

Summary

HR business partners are responsible for identifying and developing solutions for HR issues within the business. They take systematic approaches to doing this, and work with other employees and managers to develop and drive company-wide programs and initiatives. They also facilitate organisation and leadership efforts of the company.

Typical activities

  • Implement corporate policies related to HR.
  • Consult with employees and managers to resolve HR issues.
  • Administer talent management and succession planning.
  • Offer a HR perspective to assist senior management in the development of business strategies.

Summary

HR information and systems management employees must oversee the human resources side of the company. They use computer systems and applications to process and organize the HR structure, while staying up to date with changing regulations. They also resolve complex issues that arise due to data integrity problems.

Typical activities

  • Develop, implement, operate and support the use of computerised systems for HR processes.
  • Develop sound data integrity protocols.
  • Review and test updates and patches.
  • Oversee the implementation of new procedures and train users to operate them effectively.

Synonyms or related job titles

HRIS, Human Capital Management Software, HR Analyst, HRIS Analyst

Summary

HR service centre employees are responsible for taking care of the HR services of the company. They oversee the payroll and benefits procedures, along with other transactions too. The work with others within the HR department to implement and administer various HR programs, and they assist employees with benefits elections and changes to procedures.

Typical activities

  • Maintain records and respond to documents requests.
  • Keep up to date with current industry policies and regulations.
  • Answer HR questions from employees over the phone and online.
  • Ensure the efficiency of the service centre’s operations.

Synonyms or related job titles

HR Shared Services, HR Support Centre, HR Contact Centre

Summary

Learning and development employees oversee the selection and development of training and education programs within the company. They develop and implement training plans for a wide variety of positions, and they ensure the current ones are being used effectively. They are responsible for determining the requirements for new programs and they must assess training procedures.

Typical activities

  • Conduct assessments and analyse data.
  • Schedule and set up classes and equipment.
  • Develop program materials for non-technical training and e-learning.
  • Evaluate current raining programs.

Synonyms or related job titles

Personnel Development, Talent Management, Talent Development, Organisational Development

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Summary

Payroll employees are in charge of developing and implementing the various payroll policies across the company. They ensure the company is maintaining its compliance with local and federal payroll regulations. Payroll employees also must keep up to date with these regulations and implement process updates and improvements where and when it is necessary.

Typical activities

  • Reconcile all tax/unemployment liability accounts.
  • Work with a lot of data to ensure everything is running efficiently.
  • May oversee payroll function for multiple localities or countries.

Synonyms or related job titles

Wage Administration, Wages Clerk

Summary

Recruitment employees are responsively for the development of recruitment strategies, and to ensure that current ones are being used effectively. They work with the HR department to analyse turnover metrics to find out things like the cost per hire. They carry out administrative tasks and help to provide logistical support to the recruitment team.

Typical activities

  • Schedule initial phone screenings and then coordinate on-site interviews.
  • Facilitate the recruitment process.
  • Recruitment of hourly, professional and executive level positions.
  • Develop and maintain contracts.

Synonyms or related job titles

Talent Acquisition, Recruiter

Summary

Safety and health employees carry out the implementation and review of health and safety policies, and ensure that current ones are working effectively. They also ensure that the company is compliant with all environmental laws at both a state and a federal level. They create and oversee the emergency procedures and ensure there are adequate provisions in place. 

Typical activities

  • Design and develop health and safety programs.
  • Investigate health and safety incidents.
  • Educate employees on the importance of health and safety.
  • Create efficient health and safety monitoring systems.

Synonyms or related job titles

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), Workplace Health and Safety (WHS).

Summary

Training employees manage the training and development function of the company, and ensure that all operational training and development programs are being carried out efficiently. They conduct research to assess the training requirements, and regularly review them to ensure the company is compliant with local and national regulations in all areas of the company.

Typical activities

  • Maintain strong knowledge of current rules and regulations.
  • Develop criteria for management and development of training programs.
  • Develop various training course materials.
  • Provide technical guidance to others within the company.

Synonyms and related job titles

Trainer