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Robert Half Human Resources Assistant in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Description Robert Half currently has an opening for a self-starting Human Resources Assistant with exceptional organization skills in the Education - University industry. The Human Resources Assistant will be responsible for handling a number of different personnel related administrative tasks and will offer clerical support to the HR department and employees regarding human resources related activities, policies, processes, and procedures. This long-term contract / temporary employment is with an organization in the Education - University industry and is based in the Holyoke, Massachusetts area.

Key responsibilities

  • Research the internet to uncover potential customers

  • Perform various administrative duties

  • Organize new employee on-boarding orientation methods

  • Oversee employee database records Requirements - Experience handling confidential business matters and information with discretion

  • Excellent written, verbal and social communication skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word

  • Personnel file maintenance experience

  • Personnel file maintenance experience

  • Practical knowledge of Typing Data Entry

  • Vaccines experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Adeptness in Microsoft Outlook

  • General familiarity with Communication Skills

  • Personnel Policies experience required

  • Skilled with office applications and software, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)

  • Approachable and appropriate interacting with staff at all levels in a rapidly changing environment

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team with flexibility and willingness to learn and to take initiative on variety of tasks and projects

If you are a self-starter who is passionate about supporting a dynamic and growing company, we would love to hear from you! Contact us now - this position is available and will be staffed by the end of the week!


­Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app ( and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.4154. Robert Half will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit for more information.

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