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HR COORDINATOR, IN-DEPTH: We're Looking For People That We Can Train From The Ground Up

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Rebecca, a human resources coordinator, describes the challenges of her job, what she likes most, her key decisions, how to get into the industry, and her work-life balance. Being in HR makes Rebecca the perfect person to ask about how to get a job in this industry - her company looks for people with contracting skills as well as people they can train from the ground up.

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
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$20,000 - $50,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
0 to 10 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
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='14830'>solar</span> <span m='15380'>is</span> <span m='16331'>so</span> <span m='16812'>exciting,</span> <span m='20180'>it</span> <span m='20340'>seems like</span> <span m='20630'>everyone</span> <span m='20970'>wants</span> <span m='21240'>a</span> <span m='21290'>solar</span> <span m='21620'>job.</span> <span m='21935'>So</span> <span m='24050'>it's</span> <span m='24480'>an</span> <span m='24600'>exciting</span> <span m='25060'>field,</span> <span m='25480'>and it's</span> <span m='25610'>just</span> <span m='25800'>going</span> <span m='25900'>to</span> <span m='25950'>get</span> <span m='26150'>bigger.</span> </p><p><span m='27500'>Well,</span> <span m='27760'>because</span> <span m='28040'>there</span> <span m='28180'>are</span> <span m='28240'>so</span> <span m='28370'>many</span> <span m='28520'>people</span> <span m='28760'>that</span> <span m='28940'>do</span> <span m='29040'>want</span> <span m='29500'>positions</span> <span m='29990'>in</span> <span m='30140'>the</span> <span m='30240'>industry,</span> <span m='31570'>just</span> <span m='31790'>wading</span> <span m='32150'>through</span> <span m='33780'>lots</span> <span m='34070'>of</span> <span m='34190'>resumes</span> <span m='34630'>and</span> <span m='34830'>cover</span> <span m='35080'>letters</span> <span m='35430'>and that</span> <span m='35853'>kind of</span> <span m='36276'>thing.</span> <span m='37545'>Emails.</span> </p><p><span m='39280'>I think</span> <span m='39700'>just</span> <span m='40830'>getting</span> <span m='41140'>better</span> <span m='41470'>about</span> <span m='41690'>being</span> <span m='41910'>green</span> <span m='42150'>myself,</span> <span m='43000'>just</span> <span m='43850'>finding</span> <span m='44110'>out</span> <span m='44190'>about</span> <span m='44390'>practices</span> <span m='45000'>that</span> <span m='45730'>help</span> <span m='45970'>the</span> <span m='46040'>environment</span> <span m='46700'>and</span> <span m='47020'>things</span> <span m='47220'>that</span> <span m='47450'>I can</span> <span m='47520'>do in</span> <span m='47740'>my</span> <span m='47860'>daily</span> <span m='48150'>life</span> <span m='48650'>besides</span> <span m='49420'>just</span> <span m='49610'>recycling</span> <span m='49870'>and that</span> <span m='50130'>kind of</span> <span m='50530'>thing</span> <span m='50750'>that</span> <span m='50900'>really</span> <span m='52420'>are</span> <span m='53040'>going</span> <span m='53170'>to be</span> <span m='53230'>good for</span> <span m='53390'>the</span> <span m='53550'>Earth</span> <span m='53710'>and our</span> <span m='54142'>community.</span> </p><p><span m='55006'>I</span> <span m='55440'>think it</span> <span m='55460'>can</span> <span m='55670'>be</span> <span m='55770'>hard</span> <span m='56040'>to</span> <span m='56110'>find</span> <span m='56310'>work</span> <span m='56610'>in this</span> <span m='56800'>field,</span> <span m='57690'>depending</span> <span m='58070'>on</span> <span m='58170'>what</span> <span m='58310'>your</span> <span m='58430'>background</span> <span m='58890'>is.</span> <span m='60820'>I</span> <span m='60930'>know</span> <span m='61110'>we're</span> <span m='61280'>always</span> <span m='61480'>looking</span> <span m='61710'>for</span> <span m='61830'>people</span> <span m='62080'>that</span> <span m='62170'>have</span> <span m='62450'>contracting</span> <span m='63040'>skills,</span> <span m='64030'>plumbing,</span> <span m='65120'>electrical</span> <span m='65540'>work,</span> <span m='66460'>that</span> <span m='66620'>kind</span> <span m='66800'>of</span> <span m='66920'>thing.</span> <span m='68470'>We're</span> <span m='68860'>also</span> <span m='69040'>looking</span> <span m='69270'>for people</span> <span m='69390'>that</span> <span m='69630'>we can</span> <span m='69740'>train</span> <span m='70090'>from</span> <span m='70160'>the</span> <span m='70250'>ground</span> <span m='70510'>up</span> <span m='70620'>as</span> <span m='70760'>well.</span> </p><p><span m='75872'>That's</span> <span m='76370'>it.</span> </p><p><span m='76870'>Luckily,</span> <span m='77260'>the</span> <span m='77660'>company</span> <span m='77940'>that</span> <span m='78060'>I</span> <span m='78110'>work</span> <span m='78340'>for,</span> <span m='78550'>Sun</span> <span m='78810'>Light and</span> <span m='79165'>Power,</span> <span m='80000'>strives</span> <span m='80420'>to</span> <span m='80530'>give</span> <span m='80690'>all of us</span> <span m='81060'>a</span> <span m='81120'>good</span> <span m='81370'>life-work</span> <span m='81770'>balance.</span> <span m='83180'>And</span> <span m='83300'>so</span> <span m='85060'>I'm</span> <span m='85210'>able</span> <span m='85440'>to</span> <span m='85530'>go</span> <span m='85670'>home</span> <span m='85980'>at the</span> <span m='86230'>end of the day</span> <span m='86540'>at</span> <span m='86650'>5:00,</span> <span m='87080'>and</span> <span m='87170'>I</span> <span 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