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Robert Half Human Resources Assistant in Madison, Wisconsin


Robert Half is always seeking Human Resources Assistants to support busy, growing HR departments with companies in the greater Madison area.

Daily responsibilities for a Human Resources Assistant may include:

  • Partnering with hiring managers to craft job descriptions

  • Writing, uploading, and monitoring job postings

  • Scheduling interviews for hiring managers

  • Screening candidates’ resumes

  • Conducting initial phone screens and/or interviews

  • Assisting with new employee orientation

  • Managing the new employee onboarding process, including scheduling drug screens, tracking background checks and new employee paperwork

  • Data entry of employee files into the HRIS system

  • Participating in special projects/recruiting initiatives including assessment of best practices in recruiting and sourcing

  • Attending career fairs and virtual recruiting networking events

  • Answering employment questions from internal employees

  • Assisting the HR team with additional projects like open enrollment of benefits


  • Previous human resources experience (including internships) is strongly preferred

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Associates and/or Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

  • Great attention to detail

  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

­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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