Innovative Staff Solutions is hiring for a contract HR Assistant to join the Human Resources team at a client in Mattoon, IL! As a HR Assistant, you will participate in supporting the HR efforts in recruiting and assessing talent for employment needs and assisting employees with questions related to benefits, employment, policies, and procedures. If you have the skills necessary to thrive in a fast-paced environment, our client is offering a competitive rate with an incredible learning opportunity for someone with a budding career in Human Resources! This is a temporary, full time contract position working 40 hours per week lasting 14 week estimated.


  • Review applications for employment
  • Hold phone interview with potential candidates
  • Send applications to hiring managers for review
  • Schedule interviews
  • Assist with on boarding new employees and facilitating orientations
  • Tracking employee attendance and absenteeism through employee HR databases
  • Assist with various employee matters as needed


  • 1-2 years’ experience in an administrative role, preferably in Human Resources
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Technical savvy / Ability to learn new systems