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Human Resource Writer (Remote Friendly)

Fit Small Business Published: July 29, 2019
New York, NY
Work can be done remotely
Job Type
Company Type
Mid-sized Business


Human Resources Staff Writer (REMOTE FRIENDLY) 

Your Job in a Nutshell: We are looking for a writer to be our resident expert on all things Human Resources and Payroll for small business owners. This includes both HR software and how to execute specific HR programs, such as payroll and employee scheduling. We are really looking for someone who can teach our readers how to best utilize HR & payroll programs to improve and grow their businesses.

Our mission: To deliver the best answers to people's questions.

Recently named to the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, Fit Small Business has more than 3 million small business owners and managers reading our content each month. We deliver well-researched, authoritative articles so these owners can make informed decisions to grow businesses that fuel the economy. Our founders have built successful businesses before, and FSB is profitable with no outside funding. Part of the team of 150+ people is in our NYC headquarters, near Grand Central. Others are distributed across the U.S., Canada, and the Philippines.

Does this sound like you?

The Human Resource Staff Writer will cover a range of topics all based around human resources and payroll. Topics will include hiring employees, scheduling employees, employee benefits, how to do payroll, reviewing HR and payroll software, and more. While we do not expect our writer to have experience in all of these areas, we do expect hands-on experience or coverage of most. 

Your work will likely evolve quickly to match the pace of our scaling, and that’s part of what would attract you to Fit Small Business.

A successful candidate sounds like:

  • You have a proven human resources and payroll track record.
  • You should have a great network of sources from either covering or working in human resources.
  • You are passionate about writing and want to share your knowledge in written form to teach our eager readership on how to make their small businesses succeed.
  • You are a tenacious self-starter who can be comfortable deciding their own direction.
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where things change quickly.

If you love helping entrepreneurs and managers succeed in launching and growing their businesses, then this is the position for you!

Your Background:

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience working in human resources for small businesses, and at least 1 year working with payroll. 
  • You are comfortable writing about researched, in-depth articles on all facets of payroll, human resources, and related software.
  • You are high energy, and passionate about helping small businesses succeed.
  • You are comfortable working in a startup environment, where things change quickly.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Researching, writing and editing articles related to payroll and human resources. 
  • Analyzing and reviewing software and services for small businesses.
  • Providing in-depth responses to reader questions.

Tools We Use:

WordPress, Insightly, G Suite, Slack, Trello, Guru, Zoom

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Quality health insurance (subsidized by FSB)
  • Short-term and long-term disability (Paid by FSB)
  • Traditional & Roth 401K plans with matching from first day
  • Vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Commuter Benefits
  • PTO
  • Flexibility
  • Perks and discounts via our PEO
  • A collaborative workplace, which will challenge you and celebrate your work
  • A chance to learn with and from interesting and enthusiastic colleagues

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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