Human Resource Professionals
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Human resource professionals perform activities in the human resource area. This includes hiring workers, resolving disputes between staff and managers, handling employee complaints, managing compensation and benefits, conducting trainings, keeping personnel records, and more. Other duties:

  • Compile and keep personnel records. Record data for each employee, such as address, weekly earnings, absences, amount of sales or production, supervisory reports, and date of and reason for termination. May prepare reports for employment records, file employment records, or search employee files and furnish information to authorized persons.

  • Design and conduct training and development programs to improve individual and organizational performance. May analyze training needs.

  • Conduct programs of compensation and benefits and job analysis for employers. May specialize in specific areas, such as position classification and pension programs.

  • Resolve disputes between workers and managers, negotiate collective bargaining agreements or coordinate grievance procedures to handle employee complaints.

  • Perform activities in the human resource area. Includes employment specialists who screen, recruit, interview, and place workers.

  • Plan, direct, or coordinate human resources activities and staff of an organization.

United States SOC Codes included for reference:

  • 43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping

  • 13-1151 Training and Development Specialists

  • 13-1141 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

  • 13-1075 Labor Relations Specialists

  • 13-1071 Human Resources Specialists

  • 11-3121 Human Resources Managers

Top Job Titles: Recruiter, Human Resources (HR) Manager (Management), Human Resources (HR) Director, Training and Development Specialist, Human Resources (HR) Generalist, Human Resources Assistant, Technical Trainer, Employee Relations Manager, Human Resources Supervisor, Human Resource (HR) Coordinator

Top Skills: Management, Customer Service, Leadership, Sales, Industrial Relations, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Operations, Onboarding, Microsoft PowerPoint

Top Educational Programs: Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General; Organizational Behavior Studies; General Office Occupations and Clerical Services; Labor and Industrial Relations; Human Resources Development

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