Human Resources Jobs
Human resources professionals recruit, hire, and train employees, often while also handling tasks related to employee relations and compensation and benefits. They work with hiring managers to identify employment needs, interview prospective employees, perform or manage background checks, manage the applicant relationship, onboard and orient new employees, maintain employment records, and process paperwork.
Human Resources Education & Requirements
Most human resources professionals have a bachelor’s degree, often in human resources, business, or a related field. Decision-making skills, attention to detail, interpersonal skills, listening skills, and speaking skills, are all important qualities for people working in human resources jobs.
Human Resources Jobs Outlook
The number of human resources jobs is expected to grow 5 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics — that is just below the average for all occupations. This projected growth is based on the market’s need to fill jobs as workers leave the workforce.
Human Resources Job Salary
Median annual salary for human resources professionals is $59,180, according to the BLS, and the type of industry the human resources professional is working in can have an impact on the amount.
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