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HR COORDINATOR: It's Wonderful To Be A Worker In California

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Rebecca is a human resources coordinator. New to the job, she is discovering interesting pro-worker regulations like affirmative action and is happy to learn that California has more laws protecting employees than most other parts of the country.

Degree: Anthropology
Job Title: HR Coordinator
Employer: Sun Light & Power

Job Summary: Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

Job Description

Human resources assistants compile and keep personnel records and data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons. They help maintain records, collect data and information, and respond to questions or concerns.

On-the-Job Training

Short-term on-the-job training

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$20,000 - $50,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Hospital / Clinic, Indoor, Military, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Organizational skills, People skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills, Detail oriented

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m='11990'>luckily,</span> <span m='12280'>we</span> <span m='12370'>have</span> <span m='12550'>some</span> <span m='12710'>really</span> <span m='12890'>great</span> <span m='13140'>team</span> <span m='13290'>members.</span> <span m='13710'>So I'm</span> <span m='14100'>getting</span> <span m='14330'>trained.</span> <span m='15334'>And</span> <span m='15818'>it's</span> <span m='16302'>really</span> <span m='16786'>exciting.</span> </p><p><span m='17420'>I</span> <span m='17880'>had</span> <span m='18130'>lots</span> <span m='18460'>of</span> <span m='18650'>admin</span> <span m='19120'>experience,</span> <span m='20480'>and</span> <span m='20610'>it</span> <span m='20730'>just</span> <span m='20900'>happened</span> <span m='21580'>that</span> <span m='21740'>I</span> <span m='22170'>went</span> <span m='22430'>to</span> <span m='22510'>Craigslist.</span> <span m='23730'>And</span> <span m='24310'>Craigslist</span> <span m='24740'>was</span> <span m='24870'>kind</span> <span m='25080'>of</span> <span m='25190'>the</span> <span m='26230'>thing that</span> <span m='26400'>hooked me</span> <span m='26863'>up with</span> <span m='27326'>them.</span> </p><p><span m='29178'>Well,</span> <span m='30104'>Affirmative</span> <span m='30567'>Action</span> <span m='31500'>is</span> <span m='31660'>kind</span> <span m='31870'>of</span> <span m='31950'>what</span> <span m='32070'>I'm</span> <span m='32189'>taking</span> <span m='32549'>on</span> <span m='32700'>right</span> <span m='32870'>now.</span> <span m='33280'>And it's</span> <span m='33550'>been</span> <span m='33570'>really</span> <span m='33850'>interesting</span> <span m='34500'>to</span> <span m='34610'>learn</span> <span m='34820'>about</span> <span m='35070'>the</span> <span m='35120'>history</span> <span m='36388'>and</span> <span m='37324'>try</span> <span m='37792'>to</span> <span m='38260'>recruit</span> <span m='39670'>groups</span> <span m='39930'>of</span> <span m='40010'>people.</span> <span m='41220'>I</span> <span m='41290'>guess</span> <span m='41480'>because</span> <span m='41730'>I am</span> <span m='41800'>so new to</span> <span m='42260'>HR,</span> <span m='42520'>I</span> <span m='42780'>am just</span> <span m='43040'>learning</span> <span m='43430'>a</span> <span m='43490'>lot.</span> <span m='45020'>California</span> <span m='45385'>is</span> <span m='45750'>so</span> <span m='45880'>good</span> <span m='46150'>when</span> <span m='46270'>it</span> <span m='46330'>comes</span> <span m='46530'>to</span> <span m='46610'>protecting</span> <span m='47080'>employees</span> <span m='47710'>that</span> <span m='48440'>we</span> <span m='48690'>have</span> <span m='48880'>so</span> <span m='49030'>many</span> <span m='49190'>more</span> <span m='49390'>laws</span> <span m='49680'>that</span> <span m='49770'>protect</span> <span m='50460'>as</span> <span m='50720'>opposed</span> <span m='50980'>to</span> <span m='51460'>other</span> <span m='51670'>parts</span> <span m='51900'>of</span> <span m='51960'>the</span> <span m='52040'>country</span> <span m='52390'>where</span> <span m='52550'>we're</span> <span m='52650'>not</span> <span m='52920'>so</span> <span m='53385'>friendly.</span> <span m='54315'>So</span> <span m='54780'>that's</span> <span m='54980'>been</span> <span m='55040'>really</span> <span m='55260'>interesting</span> <span m='55590'>to</span> <span m='55650'>see</span> <span m='55870'>how</span> <span m='56400'>wonderful</span> <span m='56800'>it</span> <span m='56880'>is</span> <span m='56990'>to</span> <span m='57080'>be</span> <span m='57180'>a</span> <span m='57250'>worker</span> <span m='57540'>in</span> <span m='57650'>California,</span> <span m='58740'>especially</span> <span m='59090'>a</span> <span m='59440'>green</span> <span m='59760'>job.</span> <span m='60690'>And</span> <span m='61010'>no</span> <span m='61330'>one</span> <span m='61410'>is as</span> <span m='61600'>friendly</span> <span m='62040'>toward</span> <span m='62290'>solar</span> <span m='62760'>as</span> <span m='63020'>Berkeley and</span> <span m='63380'>Oakland.</span> <span m='63820'>So</span> <span m='65310'>it's</span> <span m='65560'>always</span> <span m='65690'>nice</span> <span m='65910'>to</span> <span m='65990'>have</span> <span m='66200'>that</span> <span m='66610'>in</span> <span m='66790'>our</span> <span m='66880'>community.</span> </p>","file":{"id":356952,"video_id":"3217378853001","name":"2040-Rebecca-p-HR-Coordinator","duration":68290,"thumbnail_url":null}});