Learn basics of working as a Human Resources Clerk

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Administrative clerical

Course introduction

" I love working with employees and volunteers and being a resource to them in an industry that truly helps people in a unique and necessary way. I thrive in generating initiatives for improving the workplace, solving problems, streamlining processes and systems and overall growth. I really enjoy the recruitment and hiring process, including employee on-boarding and training."- HR Administrator Santa Barbara. This quote from a HR Administrator gives you an idea of what to expect/ who can be a good fit for the role.

Human resource clerks, also called human resource assistants, help compile and maintain employee records for a company or organization. Assistants typically aid with the daily administrative operations of the human resource department and interact with employees, management and other business associates.This course walks yoy through the roles and responsibilities Human Resources Clerk.

Course objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to understand the role of a HR Administrator including:

  • Organising and maintain personnel records
  • Preparing HR documents such as employment contracts and new hire guides
  • Answering employees queries about HR-related issues
  • Assisting payroll department by providing relevant employee information 

Skills developed

  • Office administration, management   Beginner
  • Human resource and personnel development   Beginner
  • Course modules

    Module 1
    HR Clerk basics

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    Comments (23)

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    Nokuthula | May 22, 2019 09:49

    very clear and concise

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    MARY | June 08, 2018 14:01


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    dorothy | March 19, 2018 06:57


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    dorothy | March 19, 2018 06:57

    It is nice to work with human resource department as you interact with people from all spheres


    Monic | February 21, 2018 06:44

    It has good managerial skills which helps to build our professionalism.


    Serah | February 16, 2018 13:24

    Very good information mostly for the entry level applicants.

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    Margaret | January 25, 2018 12:39



    Makubuya | January 10, 2018 09:45

    its such great information to grasp from.


    MATHEW | October 10, 2017 09:28

    Like i am in class again,good staff


    PETER | October 03, 2017 11:55

    Very stricky


    Victor | August 29, 2017 12:46

    Good work.


    Moses | June 20, 2017 14:00

    I Just love it.


    RUTH | May 12, 2017 17:09

    It's a good info pertaining to on how to handle and work with human resources which has certain challenges


    STEVE | May 12, 2017 09:37

    Great eye opener

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    Vincent | January 15, 2017 09:41

    Very educative and target specific


    BENEDICT | October 31, 2016 12:53

    Excellent material


    Cheruiyot | July 27, 2016 08:24

    Absolutely true that as a human resource clerk, i should posses certain qualities for a smooth running of job in the office. I should be self-driven. Thanks for the topic.


    Isaac | July 27, 2016 03:54

    Thanjs for the additional skills.


    Cheruiyot | July 22, 2016 11:09

    It is of good to us as youths, aggresiveness to search of jobs pays provided that someone possess certain skills. Thanks for your tips.

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    Mercy | July 19, 2016 09:49

    Learnt essential tips that will be of great help to me.Thanks


    Lucy | April 11, 2016 06:02

    Great stuff there, I believe it will be of great help in my career.


    George | April 02, 2016 20:46



    Augustine | March 30, 2016 07:06

    very educative

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