Human Resource Manager
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Human resource managers help companies by coordinating the organizational functions of their business. They are involved in the interviewing, hiring, staffing issues and even payroll for companies. They develop strategic planning by consulting top executives and are a go between with management and their employees.
How to become a Human Resource Manager
Sometimes businesses will accept entry level individuals with a bachelor's degree, but the ideal candidate would have a master's degree and several years experience in business administration or human resources. A human resource manager would have strong interpersonal skills.
Job Description of a Human Resource Manager
A human resource manager has many important tasks with a company by working closely with the employees and the management. They are knowledgeable with the companies policies, regulations, procedures and laws and explain this information to employees or management.
They would create the records of employees and keep them updated in regards to hiring, promotions, leave time or termination. They involved in conducting new employee orientations and make management aware of any pertinent information regarding them, such as an applicant with a disability.
Human resource managers solve problems regarding work complaints or grievances like harassment or the guidelines for overtime benefits. They would maintain the performance evaluation forms and the documents, such as, employee handbooks and assist management with the developement or implementation of personnel policies or procedures.
Human resource managers should be versed in the knowledge of computer hardware/software and other office equipment. They would have good listening skills, reading comprehension, writing, decision making and coordination skills as well as social perceptiveness.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics predict a 9 percent growth in this career field from 2014-2024.