Human Resources (HR) Assistant Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Assistant?

January 2015
"HR."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
Pros: Working with people, systems.
Cons: Pay.
January 2015
"Variety."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
Pros: Coworkers, administration, days are busy, active and fulfilling. Flexibility to work additional time for family obligations. I'm approachable and my door is always open for people to stop in. Stress level can be high at times. Management is approachable and reasonable.
Cons: Stress can be high from other peoples "bad days", Sounding board for everyone and all their problems, the good and the bad. I can have a constant revolving door and then I can't get to the things that need to be completed. Not being treated fairly for what I do. Compensation in wages for what I do.
March 2015
"Corporate Culture."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
Pros: NM has a wide variety of diversity. Therefore, cultures play a big part in employee assistance. Although I love learning new cultures and being around people, my real love is for organization. The HR dept requires a lot of organization. From dates to numbers. These must always be accurate.
Cons: No raises.
March 2015
"Get Organized."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
You must be organized. You need to have a work/flow chart for each job responsibility.
April 2015
"Work flexibility."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
Pros: I like the opportunity I have. I like the people I work with as well as the manager.
Cons: Communication with Corporate Office. Doing 3 jobs which are Human Resources, AR, and Reception.
April 2015
"Corporate culture."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
Pros: Work flexibility is great, get along with everyone, have my own office, low stress level.
Cons: Not challenging enough. No structure to duties. Pay is dismal. Don't feel valued, mindless work.
May 2015
"Great."
Human Resources (HR) Assistant:
Pros: I like the interaction with the applicants and the level of responsibility my position entails.
Cons: I do not like having to report everything I do to my manager.
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