Thank you for using HR Answers, Inc. in your job search. HR Answers, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, age, race, color, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, marital status, uniformed services status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pay, or genetic information. No application will be rejected as a result of a disability that, with reasonable accommodation, does not prevent performance of the essential job duties.

We are pleased that you have selected our team of professionals to assist you in your job search and look forward to working with you. HR Answers differs from other employment agencies by striving to provide the best candidate experience possible. Not only do we assist you in finding a job placement, you will also gain access to our HR consulting staff. We want our relationship with you to be a partnership and we don’t subscribe to the belief that candidates need to do all of the legwork. We keep our candidates informed about current job openings through email, our website, and LinkedIn. Feel free to check in periodically whether or not you’re on an assignment. We also advocate on behalf of our candidates with clients, helping them to see the value in your unique skills.

Before completing the application, there are few details you should be aware of:

  • While we would like to have every single candidate assigned to a client, whether in a temporary or direct hire basis, there may be times that we don;t have work. Please be patient – finding the perfect combination of skill set and ‘fit’ for a client, as well as finding you the perfect placement, is a bit of an art. We encourage candidates to check-in periodically and provide updates on your job search efforts.
  • We require every applicant provide at least three professional references. We need a phone number and email for each reference and would prefer no more than one coworker reference. Make sure your references know to expect a phone call or email from us.
  • We will conduct a basic background check and drug screen on all candidates prior to placing you on assignment. Some clients may require additional information or testing prior to starting an assignment at their organization. We will let you know about any special requirements.
  • Fill out all areas of the application completely and accurately. Please fill in the required information directly on the application and do not indicate “see resume.” If you are offered a position, be aware that we may verify all the information you have written on the application, as well as your resume.
  • We will do our best to contact you regarding work within 1-2 weeks from the submittal of your application. Please allow time for us to process your paperwork.

We are excited to welcome you to HR Answers and look forward to partnering with you in your career journey.

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Part-time HR GeneralistApply Now

One of HR Answers clients’ who is a non-profit is looking to bring on a part-time HR Generalist to help them build their HR department. This role is in NE Portland and the organization is unionized.

The ideal person will come in with strong HR abilities including, employee relations, recruitment, on-boarding, training, performance management, policy implementation, and employment law compliance. This person will be able to work with minimal assistance to set

Essential Functions

Human Resource Generalist

  • Administers various human resource plans and procedures for all organization personnel; assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepares and maintains the employee handbook and the policies and procedures manual.
  • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems.
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel, volunteers and temporary employees; conducts new-employee orientations; and writes and places advertisements.
  • Handles employee relations counseling, outplacement counseling and exit interviewing.
  • Assists in evaluation of reports, decisions and results of department in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures to continually improve efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  • Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Responds to all EEOC and NLRB charges.
  • Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies. Maintains employee personnel files.
  • Manages and tracks all employee disciplinary action. Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.
  • Maintains and processes all Unemployment Notices of Entitlement and potential charges in a timely, efficient manner. Attends unemployment hearings when necessary.
  • Monitors tardy and absenteeism reports and ensures proper documentation is issued on employees who have excessive tardiness or absenteeism problems. Reports vacation, sick, personal day and holiday use to payroll and scheduling. Maintains and distributes report of same.
  • Ensures compliance with USCIS Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification; periodically audits Forms I-9.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of HR experience, or a master’s degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.
  • Eight to 10 years of human resource experience.

AAP/EEO Statement

HR Answers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send your cover letter and resume to be considered.

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Senior Director of Talent AcquisitionApply Now

HR Answers’ client has a need for a Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition in Vancouver, WA. In this temp-to-hire role ten years of workforce planning & talent acquisition leadership is required.

Summary of Essential Functions

Focusing on developing creative strategies that result in fulfillment of current and future workforce needs, this role will coordinate strategies in conjunction with the HRBP staff working closely to identify organizational need and effectively support the recruitment functions within business units.

  • Develops and delivers Talent Management strategy that creates an organizational culture which attracts, highly skilled leadership, providers and caregivers supporting mission and values.
  • Leads a collaborative team of talent professionals in timely and cost-effective delivery of all talent and workforce planning solutions and provides metrics.
  • Uses business, strategic and talent acumen to understand organizational strategies, goals and mission direction to anticipate talent needs.
  • Leads cross functional collaboration between Talent Acquisition, Workforce planning, and operational leaders ensuring commitment to the shared vision of talent investment and workforce development.
  • Works closely with the HR Service Center/front facing teams to ensure effective management of system-wide strategies, processes, and support systems.
  • Provides ongoing strategic development of talent acquisition processes, identification of the varying completive landscapes and insight into compensation strategies. Defines candidate populations, understands legal developments and strategically positioning based on trends, and refines the employer brand.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Talent Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business or related discipline is required.
  • Master’s degree is preferred or a combination of education and professional experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the job.

Experience/Training:

  • Minimum of 10 years progressive management experience with extensive experience in talent acquisition, workforce planning, diversity and human resources.
  • Demonstrated experience with positive outcomes in consulting with senior management on a wide array of initiatives is required.
  • Experience in working in a matrix relationship model, system services, HR partner organization and centers of expertise with developed service standards strongly preferred.

Salary is DOE/E.  To apply please reply with cover letter and resume.

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Recruitment CoordinatorApply Now

One of our Clients is looking for a Recruitment Coordinator to join their team. This is a full-time, temporary position covering a 3 month leave in Vancouver, WA.

The Recruitment Coordinator will provide varied administrative support within the recruiting team which may include ensuring new on-boarding, transfers, and promotions are processed according to policy and within established timelines, coordination of conference/exhibit registrations and shipping related materials, input and maintenance of passive candidate data in applicant tracking systems (ATS), and tracking outreach activities for compliance purposes.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares requisitions for recruiters to post, ensuring compliance and accuracy.
  • Assists in scheduling interviews for candidates and coordinating interview travel, and travel reimbursement. Coordinates travel for recruitment team for events and conferences.
  • Initiates on-boarding by facilitating background checks, drug screening, license verification, or other required pre-hire screens. Monitors progress of screens and resolves or escalates concerns; ensures accurate record keeping and documentation or results. Enters new hires and transferring caregivers into HR systems.
  • Coordinates the completion of I-9 forms for all new or re-hired employees to ensure regulatory compliance. Initiates and monitors E-Verify; coordinates follow up requirements with Human Resources.
  • Responds to written and verbal inquiries from candidates and employees regarding recruitment and on-boarding questions and issues. Refers employees and candidates to self-service technology, outside vendors, or other resources as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with talent sourcers and recruiters in data entry of passive candidates in the ATS for future recruitment and marketing efforts. Monitors open requisition report from applicant tracking system to track aging for positions to ensure they are posted timely upon approvals. Researches the source report from applicant tracking to identify sources that the yield best candidate and hire results.
  • Assists with Affirmative Action data compliance by ensuring candidate dis-positioning on filled requisitions.

Qualifications for a Recruitment Coordinator:

  • Associates degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of HR, marketing or event coordination experience or degree in Human Resources may be considered in lieu of the 1-year experience.
  • PHR certification preferred

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications (Outlook and Word).
  • Experience working with an electronic Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).
  • Previous experience with on boarding rules and regulations.
  • Spreadsheet and mail merge knowledge.
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a high-paced, changing work environment with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks and manage time efficiently.

Please submit your resume to be considered.

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HR GeneralistApply Now

We’re seeking an HR Generalist to perform HR-related duties on a professional level for one of our long-term healthcare clients. You will work closely with senior management in carrying out responsibilities in the following functional areas: Employee relations, policy implementation, investigations, performance management, coaching/training, and affirmative action and employment law compliance.

Working under general management guidance, this HR Generalist role will work with minimal assistance to set precedent within limits and administers operating rules and procedures. Will perform advanced troubleshooting and analyses, using judgment to select from multiple alternatives, which have a significant impact on the organization. Must be able to frequently interact with other employees to provide detailed procedural explanations. Must demonstrate the ability to exercise discretion regarding confidential matters.

*Essential Functions for HR Generalist

  • Maintains human resource information system records and compiles reports from the database.
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
  • Maintains all employee and applicant documentation as dictated by governing agencies. Maintains employee personnel files.
  • Manages and tracks all employee disciplinary action. Coaches, counsels and guides managers before executing employee disciplinary actions.
  • Monitors tardy and absenteeism reports and ensures proper documentation is issued on employees who have excessive tardiness or absenteeism problems. Reports vacation, sick, personal day and holiday use to payroll and scheduling. Maintains and distributes report of same.

Minimum Qualifications for HR Generalist

A bachelor’s degree and three to five years of HR experience, or a master’s degree in HR management and two years of experience in the HR field, or seven years of experience in the HR field, or any similar combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Healthcare experience preferred.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Occasional evening work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel
Travel may be occasional for this position.

AAP/EEO Statement

HR Answers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send cover letter and resume to be considered.

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HR Coordinator/RecruiterApply Now

HR Coordinator, located in Portland, OR

Looking for someone who is experienced with heavy recruitment and HR Support.

General Position Summary:

The Human Resources Coordinator provides guidance, support and coordination in the consistent application of policies, procedures and practices of the company. The HR Coordinator is responsible for payroll, benefits administration, and staffing.

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Processes all payroll functions biweekly
  • Meets staffing needs of department leads based on guidance and approval of Production Manager
  • Maintains accurate employee records
  • Ensures compliance
  • Administers benefits programs and ensures accurate billing, deductions and timely upkeep of record keeping
  • Assists managers with performance management
  • Tracks PTO and sick time
  • Facilitates the on-boarding process
  • Oversees separations procedures
  • Manage Workers Comp open claims

Please send your resume to be considered. Interviews happening ASAP

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Senior RecruiterApply Now

HR Answers is looking for a Senior Recruiter to help a non-profit organization. The ideal person will be an exceptional communicator, great with negotiations, organized and have an eye for detail. A pleasant personality and being driven to succeed are also important factors.

Responsibilities:

  • Processes job requisitions.
  • Coordinates with hiring manager(s) to determine best recruiting process for position(s).
  • Acts as liaison with area employment agencies and advertising agencies.
  • Screens and interviews applicants.
  • Coordinates appropriate employment testing.
  • Conducts employment verification.
  • Extends verbal and written contingent job offers.
  • Coordinates background checks and new-hire drug testing.
  • Maintains employee referral program.
  • Conducts orientation of new employees.
  • Follows up with the related clerical aspects of employment, such as completing of health, employment and insurance forms, notifying the department of employee’s starting date and the requisition the employee is filling, etc.
  • Completes weekly report on employment activity.
  • Conducts exit interviews with terminating employees.
  • Completes unemployment claims and provides company representation at unemployment hearings.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field and two to four years of HR recruiting  & staffing experience, or any similar combination of education and experience.

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HR Business PartnerApply Now

For one of our clients we’re seeking an HR Business Partner for aligning business strategy with employees and management in designated business units. This is a temp-to-hire position located in NE Portland (Lloyd Center Area).

The HR Business Partner will formulate partnerships across the HR function to deliver strategic, value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization. The HRBP seeks to develop integrated solutions and acts as an employee champion and change agent and will maintain a competent level of business literacy about the business financial operating position and its organizational plans, its culture and its competition.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to management (coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions). Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Analyzes workforce trends, metrics and analytics in partnership with the HR group. As a steward of talent, provides insights on functional depth of talent, succession planning and talent/resource forecasting.
  • Identifies training and development needs for identified lines of business and individual executive leadership coaching needs. Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs and key initiatives. Follows-up to ensure training objectives are met and appropriate support in place for business leaders.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of eight years’ experience as a Sr HR Generalist or HR Business Partner with a focus in employee relations, with two years in a multidiscipline Human Resources environment, including recruitment, training, compensation, benefits, and performance management.
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational strategy, employee and union/labor relations, diversity and inclusion, performance management, effective engagement of the workforce and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal employment, labor, regulatory and other pertinent laws and human resources practices, also knowledge of systems theory and human resource systems design.
  • Demonstrates high level customer-focused service skills for internal as well as external customers. Group facilitation skills. Requires a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with individuals and groups including physicians, managers, and other internal and external customers. Demonstrated analytic and problem-solving skill, and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to design and deliver training consistent with human resource accountabilities.
  • Ability to write clear and succinct HR documentation that efficiently and effectively communicates with a variety of key partnerships (Legal, Compliance, Credentialing, Investigatory Agencies, EEOC).
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) or HRCI Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) credential or in process to obtain certification within one year of employment.

Preferred Education: Master’s Degree in Human Resources or closely related field.

Please respond with a cover letter and resume detailing your experience.

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