Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.
Advise managers on organizational policy matters, such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.
Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.
Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.
Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.
Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.
Plan, organize, direct, control, or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.
Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.
Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.
Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion, and employee benefits.
Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices.
Prepare and follow budgets for personnel operations.
Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.
Analyze training needs to design employee development, language training, and health and safety programs.
Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.
Oversee the evaluation, classification and rating of occupations and job positions.
Prepare personnel forecast to project employment needs.
Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.
Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.
Develop or administer special projects in areas such as pay equity, savings bond programs, day care, and employee awards.
Negotiate bargaining agreements and help interpret labor contracts.
Investigate and report on industrial accidents for insurance carriers.