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Working As A Business Employment Specialist

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Staffing Organizational Units
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • Unpleasant/Angry People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • $78,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Business Employment Specialist Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.

Duties

Human resources specialists typically do the following:

  • Consult with employers to identify employment needs
  • Interview applicants about their experience, education, and skills
  • Contact references and perform background checks on job applicants
  • Inform applicants about job details, such as duties, benefits, and working conditions
  • Hire or refer qualified candidates for employers
  • Conduct or help with new employee orientation
  • Keep employment records and process paperwork

Human resources specialists are often trained in all human resources disciplines and perform tasks throughout all areas of the department. In addition to recruiting and placing workers, human resources specialists help guide employees through all human resources procedures and answer questions about policies. They sometimes administer benefits, process payroll, and handle any associated questions or problems, although many specialists may focus more on strategic planning and hiring instead of administrative duties. They also ensure that all human resources functions comply with federal, state, and local regulations. 

The following are examples of types of human resources specialists:

Human resources generalists handle all aspects of human resources work. They may have duties in all areas of human resources including recruitment, employee relations, compensation, benefits, training, as well as the administration of human resources policies, procedures, and programs. 

Placement specialists match employers with qualified jobseekers. They search for candidates who have the skills, education, and work experience needed for jobs, and they try to place those candidates with employers. They also may help set up interviews.

Recruitment specialists, sometimes known as personnel recruiters or head hunters,” find, screen, and interview applicants for job openings in an organization. They search for applicants by posting listings, attending job fairs, and visiting college campuses. They also may test applicants, contact references, and extend job offers.

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How To Become A Business Employment Specialist

Human resources specialists must usually have a bachelor’s degree.

Education

Applicants seeking positions as a human resources specialist must usually have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field.

Coursework typically includes business, industrial relations, psychology, professional writing, human resource management, and accounting.

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

Some positions, particularly human resources generalists, may require previous work experience. Candidates can gain experience as human resources assistants, in customer service positions, or in other related jobs.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Many professional associations that specialize in human resources offer courses intended to enhance the skills of their members, and some offer certification programs. For example, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers the SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).

Although certification is usually voluntary, some employers may prefer or require it. Human resources generalists, in particular, can benefit from certification because it shows knowledge and professional competence across all human resources areas. 

Advancement

Human resources specialists who possess a thorough knowledge of their organization, as well as an understanding of regulatory compliance needs, can advance to become human resources managers. Specialists can increase their chance of advancement by completing voluntary certification programs.

Important Qualities

Decisionmaking skills. Human resources specialists use decisionmaking skills when reviewing candidates’ qualifications or when working to resolve disputes.  

Detail oriented. Specialists must be detail oriented when evaluating applicants’ qualifications, performing background checks, maintaining records of an employee grievance, and ensuring that a workplace is in compliance with labor standards. 

Interpersonal skills. Specialists continually interact with new people and must be able to converse and connect with people from different backgrounds. 

Listening skills. Listening skills are essential for human resources specialists. When interviewing job applicants, for example, specialists must pay careful attention to candidates’ responses, understand the points they are making, and ask relevant followup questions. 

Speaking skills. All specialists need strong speaking skills to be effective at their job. They often give presentations and must be able to clearly convey information about their organizations and jobs within them.

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Top Skills for A Business Employment Specialist

  1. Job Seekers
  2. Potential Employers
  3. Successful Job Search
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Analyzed information on business and available labor pool in order to recruit qualified job seekers for current job openings.
  • Assist in identifying barriers to successful job search and helping people remove the barriers.
  • Work collaboratively with hiring manager to identify and recruit candidates, utilizing internet online recruiting sources to identify and recruit candidates.
  • Analyze and present claim filing options for multiple and complex state or federal unemployment-insurance programs.
  • Provided high-volume customer service in-person and by telephone.

Business Employment Specialist Demographics

Gender

Female

58.5%

Male

28.9%

Unknown

12.6%
Ethnicity

White

69.8%

Hispanic or Latino

15.0%

Black or African American

6.6%

Asian

4.9%

Unknown

3.7%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

62.5%

Bosnian

12.5%

Serbian

12.5%

Croatian

12.5%
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Business Employment Specialist Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

12.2%

University of Oregon

10.2%

Portland State University

10.2%

Chemeketa Community College

8.2%

Lane Community College

6.1%

Clackamas Community College

6.1%

Oregon State University

6.1%

Mt. Hood Community College

4.1%

Ferris State University

4.1%

Willamette University

4.1%

Webster University

4.1%

Midstate College

4.1%

Pikes Peak Community College

4.1%

Mercy College - Dobbs Ferry

4.1%

West Hills College - Coalinga

2.0%

Capital University

2.0%

Southern Connecticut State University

2.0%

University of Florida

2.0%

University of North Texas

2.0%

Indiana University Southeast

2.0%
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Majors

Business

37.0%

Psychology

6.2%

Human Resources Management

6.2%

Human Services

6.2%

Political Science

3.7%

Behavioral Sciences

3.7%

Special Education

3.7%

Criminal Justice

3.7%

Sociology

2.5%

Management

2.5%

Biology

2.5%

Finance

2.5%

Computer Technical Support

2.5%

Computer Science

2.5%

Health Care Administration

2.5%

Graphic Design

2.5%

English

2.5%

General Studies

2.5%

Project Management

2.5%

Communication

2.5%
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Degrees

Bachelors

41.0%

Other

29.9%

Masters

14.5%

Associate

7.7%

Certificate

6.0%

Doctorate

0.9%
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