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A Day in a Human Resources Assistant's Life:
- update the appropriate form when an employee receives a promotion or switches health insurance plans;
- prepare reports for managers elsewhere within the organization;
- provide authorized information from the employee's personnel records when requested by credit bureaus and finance companies;
- screen job applicants to obtain information such as education and work experience;
- administer aptitude, personality, and interest tests;
- explain the organization's employment policies and refer qualified applicants to the employing official;
- request references from present or past employers of applicants;
- inform job applicants of their acceptance or rejection for employment;
- conduct Internet research to locate resumes
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping, on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos150.htm (visited November 23, 2010).
Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, O*NET Online, Human Resources Assistants, on the Internet at http://online.onetcenter.org/link/details/43-4161.00 (visited November 23, 2010).