What does a HR Analyst do?

As an HR Analyst, you will provide sound analysis and advice to the organization regarding best practices for pay and benefits, performance management. You will administer and provide analysis of personality inventories as well as review job descriptions to positively impact employee retention.

An ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in an HR Analyst role and hold a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field with a PHR, SPHR or training certification. You need to be proficient with administering MBTI and DISC assessments and reviewing and rewriting job descriptions. In, addition you will be skilled at providing analysis of the assessments to improve employee retention efforts.

  • Provide data on employee development best practices
  • Administer MBTI and DISC assessments
  • Provide analysis of personality test results
  • Analyze data relative to performance management program
  • Review job description and revise as necessary to ensure appropriate hires
  • Analyze pay scale to ensure compliance with wage and labor laws
  • Make recommendations to leadership on improvements in benefits to attract and retain a quality workforce
  • Establish training and development opportunities
  • PHR, SPHR or MBTI or DISC certification, preferred
  • Master's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, preferred
  • 3+ years of experience as an HR Analyst
  • Superior communication skills
  • Expert with various HRIS applications
  • Must have excellent analytical skills
  • Skilled in using statistics to developing employee training and retention programs
  • Proficient in drafting job descriptions
  • Experience administering MBTI and DISC assessments
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

HR Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

£47,034 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £47K
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HR Analyst Career Path

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HR Analyst Insights

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1 Aug 2019

“If an employee is interested and willing to learn Neustar offers to opportunity for growth and career change.”

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9 Apr 2021

“Good work life balance and D&I initiatives”

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22 Jul 2021

“I work with the best people who are smart and compassionate.”

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5 Aug 2020

“1.Technossus is family it helped me to learn alot professionally and helped me to grow in my career.”

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5 Jan 2022

“Good good good good good”

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12 Jan 2022

“The pay and compensation is not great compared to competitors”

Human Resources Analyst
2 Sep 2021

“Good training and nothing much”

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28 Jan 2021

“People are amazing and try making work enjoyable”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a hr analyst

When working as a hr analyst, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Microsoft Office Suite, Excellent Customer Service, Critical Thinking, Effective Communication and Pivot Tables.

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  • HR Generalist
  • Hr Business Partner

The most common qualifications to become a hr analyst is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.