Human resources specialists oversee the maintenance and processing of personnel records, including performance monitoring, training, and evaluation, as well as all human resource related actions such as military pay, transfers, leaves, disciplinary actions, and promotions. They are responsible for managing service member records, assessing personnel performance, and providing training and evaluation reports. They verify personnel readiness and compliance with military policies, and they provide support to leaders by accompanying them on inspections and providing them with recommendations. They promote organizational effectiveness and performance improvement by planning and implementing training and establishing performance measures and standards.Explore this career outside the military
Human resources specialists normally work in office settings on land or aboard ships.
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Human Resources Specialists in the Military
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Human resources specialists gain skills through classes and on-the-job experience. Training topics relate to personnel administration, and may include: Preparation of military correspondence and formsPersonnel records managementHuman resources administration policies and proceduresOrganizational climate assessmentEqual opportunity policies and guidelinesComplaint resolution processRead More
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