Robert Half International Human Resources Assistant in Elgin, Illinois


OfficeTeam is looking for a Human Resources Assistant to assist with administration with the day-to-day operations of the Human Resources functions and duties. The Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks, including owning a number of different personnel related administrative tasks and providing clerical support to the HR department and employees regarding human resources related activities, policies, processes, and procedures. This opening is with an organization in the Elgin, Illinois area and is a short term temporary position.

How you will make an impact

  • Assist with planning new employee orientation meetings

  • Oversee office and administrative tasks

  • Maintain employee database documents

  • Research the internet to uncover potential customers


  • Experience handling confidential business matters and information with discretion

  • Familiar with office applications and software, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)

  • Approachable and appropriate interacting with staff at all levels in a rapidly changing environment

  • Earlier work involving employee relations

  • Solid understanding of calendar managements and scheduling appointments

  • Alphanumeric data entry experience highly preferred

  • Benefits administration experience

  • Knowledge of HRIS

  • Adeptness in Microsoft Excel

  • Practical knowledge of document control

  • Previous experience working with Microsoft Word

  • General familiarity with customer service

  • Good understanding of records maintenance

  • Demonstrated knowledge of meeting coordination and planning

  • Background working with personnel file maintenance

  • Experience with MS Outlook

  • Deep understanding of typing 45 - 60 words per minute

  • Desire to thrive in scenarios of team-based work or independent tasks, always looking to learn more and take initiative on a number of different projects and tasks

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and organizational skills

If you are a self-starter who is passionate about supporting a dynamic and growing company, we would love to hear from you! Contact us now this position is available and will be staffed by the end of the week!


OfficeTeam is the world's leader in professional staffing for office support jobs, focusing exclusively on the temporary and temporary-to-full-time placement of professionals in the administrative field. We are faster at finding you work because of the depth of our client network. Specifically, our professional staffing managers connect with thousands of hiring managers in North America every week to find your office support job opportunities. We evaluate all of our OfficeTeam temporaries' skills and match them with the needs of top employers in their area.

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Salary: $12.35 to $14.30 per hour

Location: Elgin, IL

Date Posted: December 7, 2018

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 01310-0010760981

Staffing Area: Office & Administrative