Human resource technicians work closely with HR managers in the employee recruitment and selection process. Their job may include verifying credentials on resumes and setting up interviews.
These professionals also handle other responsibilities, like providing training and technical support to new and existing employees. Others include helping to design benefits and training programs, attending career fairs, and meeting with potential hires.
A day in a human resource technician's life may include assembling salary range information in preparation for an interview, verifying the information on applicants' resumes, and sending correspondence to applicants. Human resource technicians may also maintain employee records and update them as needed.
To become a human resource technician, you need a minimum of a high school diploma. You'll also require prior experience working in human resources or recruitment. Employers may also favor applicants with skills like interpersonal communication, computer proficiency, and familiarity with employment laws.