Human Resources Administrator (TEMP)

Hot Topic HQ - City of Industry, California - Temporary


You're the HUMAN in Human Resources and we want you to join the HT team! We're on the search for a Human Resources Administrator to join us at our Hot Topic Headquarters. In this role, you'll maintain associate records, ensure the Company remains compliant in regards to company policies and labor laws and provide customer service to HQ office and DC associates.  

This is a TEMPORARY position.


  • Provide first line customer service support to HQ office and DC associates with Human Resources questions, issues, and concerns.
  • Support HQ/DC and HR team with various HR functions such as background investigations, employment verification, onboarding and new hire orientation.
  • Respond to unemployment claims and/or attend unemployment hearings as needed.
  • Verify, processes and audit all associate status changes, including promotions, demotions, transfers, rate changes, and separations.
  • Assist in various HRIS reporting activities including, but not limited to, performance review maintenance, and inactive associate maintenance.
  • Assist with maintaining associate files, HR paperwork, and distributing HR mail/faxes.
  • Track and maintain all non-compliance items and manage non-compliance reporting.
  • Provide follow-up and guidance to HQ/DC on missing and/or incomplete paperwork such W-4 and I-9 forms.


  • High School Graduate or equivalent required, some college preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, database management) required.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritizes appropriately, copes well with change, and maintain composure under pressure.
  • Knowledge of HRIS systems. Knowledge in ULTI PRO is preferred but not required. 

Our company participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a program that electronically confirms a candidate’s eligibility to work in the United States after completing the Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). The information provided on the Form I-9 is compared to the records contained in the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) databases. This helps employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees.