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Have you always wondered what Human Resource Assistants do? Our program will develop you into a well-rounded HR Assistant who can work in the full spectrum of today’s medium and large companies.
Students will learn basic employment law, recruitment/selection, employee file maintenance, Workers’ Compensation and basic bookkeeping related to HR.
Instruction for this is provided by a review of the goals of HR and then real-world examples and exercises related to the applicable law and best-practices of HR management, including employee selection, required documentation, Workers’ Compensation compliance and wage/hour recordation.
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WHAT DOES A HUMAN RESOURCE ASSISTANT DO?
HR assistants are involved with the Human Resource department services of a company. Their work involves documenting and keeping record and files on hiring, absences, compensations, grievances, performance, terminations, Worker’s Compensation, benefits, and compensation. They perform a variety of tasks to support Human Resource managers. The need for HR Assistants is projected to grow as fast as average careers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. ( 7% from 2016-2026 ).
Human Resource Assistance performs a variety of tasks that include but are not limited to:
- Maintain computer system and update and enter data
- Schedule and coordinate appointments, and arrange meetings
- Welcome new employees to the organization and conduct orientations
- Compile and keep personnel records
- Collect time sheet and attendance for payroll information and processing
- Maintain employment files
- File employment records
- Record data for employees, such as an address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales, and date of and reason for termination
- Prepare reports for employment records
- Search employee files
- Furnish information to authorized persons
- Properly coordinate with employer’s Worker’s Comp carrier and process WC claims.
- Work with private investigators
- Comply with the norms of the workplace and the laws involved
- Provide customer service to company employees
- Ensure the laws of Privacy for the workplace
- Coordinate and conduct proper anti-harassment and discrimination training, as well as maintain records in connection with same
HR Assistants can find employment at a variety of places including:
- Insurance Companies
- Health Organizations
- Law Firms
- Non-profit organizations
PROGRAM QUICK FACTS (SUMMARY)
|Program Duration||11 Weeks|
|Program Tuition and Cost||$2,550|
|Required National Testing||None|
|Certification Awarded||Human Resource Assistant Certificate|
COURSES YOU WOULD TAKE FOR THIS PROGRAM
|Recruitment and Research||3 Hours|
|Statutory Obligations||6 Hours|
|Workers’ Compensation||6 Hours|
|Safety and OSHA||6 Hours|
|Leaves of Absence||6 Hours|
|Protection of Company IP||3 Hours|
|Lawsuits and ADR||6 Hours|
|Insurance and Indemnification||3 Hours|
|Employee Privacy||3 Hours|
|Employment Contracts||6 Hours|
|Employment Handbooks||12 Hours|
|Career Development||3 Hours|
|Training and Development||6 Hours|
ADD UP ALL THE BENEFITS
Once you consider all the ways you benefit from the NIU College experience, it’s an easy decision to make. Join our NIU family today!
- Lowest Tuition in town
- Small class size – 15 max vs. 30-40 at other colleges
- Weekday or Weekend classes available
- Excellent placement rate – with placement assistance
- Books and all other classroom materials included
- Resume writing and mock interview skills
- Community-oriented, family-style setting offering personal recognition