Human Resources

Why You Should Hire an HR Recruiter

Human Resources departments are one of the most integral parts of any business, large or small. Finding professionals with the right qualifications and the right experience is often challenging, especially when it comes to structuring a department and assigning titles. The Hire Firm is a trusted Human Resources recruitment agency located in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM.  As HR recruiters, we are familiar with these specific challenges and want to guide you through the process of finding the right people for the job.

Key Positions in Human Resources

As a Human Resources recruitment agency, The Hire Firm assists with all levels of HR positions.  The following are a few examples of HR positions we specialize in filling:

1) HR Assistant

Human resource assistants are the behind-the-scenes collaborators and colleagues whose main job responsibilities are focused on helping HR directors and managers accomplish HR-related tasks. HR assistants are involved with nearly all programs and services that relate to a company’s human resources division. Their work, which is often decidedly administrative in nature, involves documenting grievances, terminations, absences, performance reports, and compensation and benefits information.

2) HR Generalist

Human resource generalists are responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and working closely with senior HR management in supporting designated geographic regions. HR generalist carry out responsibilities functional areas that include benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment and employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.

3) HR Specialist

Human resource specialists handle and provide support for various HR employee programs within an organization, often focusing on a specific HR function, for example, recruitment, compensation, benefits administration, training, or employee relations. HR Specialists often have 2 or more years of experience in a generalist function, and may or may not have previously worked as a specialist.

4) HR Manager

A more senior position, human resource managers are directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resource function, often supervising specialists, generalists, and assistants. HR Managers are also responsible for implementing an organization’s HR policies and procedures and ensuring that the department is running smoothly.

5) HR Director

Human resource directors originate and lead Human Resources practices and objectives at a company to establish the desired culture and accomplish organizational goals and objectives.  HR directors work with leadership and coordinate the implementation of services, policies, and programs through Human Resources staff.  HR directors typically report to the CEO, serve on the executive management team, and advise leaders and managers about HR issues.


Specific HR qualifications to look for in candidates can include professional certifications from SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) and HRCI (the HR Certification Institute), as well as courses and diplomas in human resources management.


Whether you’re building a new HR department from scratch, or are looking to add new members to your team, as part of The Hire Firm, our Human Resources recruitment agency is the best resource for your search. If you’re looking for an HR recruiter, we have the experience, talent, and acumen to ensure that your next hire is the best hire.

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