What Do HR Coordinators Do?

What Do HR Coordinators Do?

A human resources coordinator, or HR assistant, is in a support position responsible for administering an organization's HR activities and programs. They handle sensitive data, such as employee records, salary information, absences, training received, warnings and disciplinary actions.

Their duties may include onboarding new hires and answering employees' questions about matters, such as the company's 401(k) plan, insurance and other policies and procedures.

They may coordinate company meetings that relate to personnel issues, work with the HR specialist in assessing staffing requirements, prepare and post job listings and do preliminary reviews of resumes to determine candidates' suitability for next steps.