Human Resources Managers plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization. Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems. Advise managers on organizational policy matters, such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.
WHAT SKILLS & TRAINING ARE NEEDED?
- Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Human Resources Managers require a four-year bachelor’s degree, but some only require associates degree or specialized certification.
HOW DO I KNOW IF THIS IS A GOOD FIT FOR ME?
- You like to be a liaise between departments or other groups to improve function or communication.
- You like to advise others on legal or regulatory compliance matters.
- You like to recommend organizational process or policy changes.
WHERE CAN I PURSUE ALIGNED TRAINING?
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