Human Resources Manager


Work Tasks

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGERS plan and carry out policies relating to all phases of personnel activities. They may recruit and interview employees. They try to boost morale and productivity and limit job turnover. They help firms use employee skills effectively by offering training programs. They may keep records of insurance coverage, pension plans, and hiring, promotions, etc. They may conduct wage surveys to determine competitive wage rates. They may administer retirement and employee benefit programs. They may prepare reports and recommend ways to reduce absenteeism and turnovers. Others develop computer programs to process personnel information.

Salary, Size & Growth

Entry Requirements

Employers prefer to hire HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGERS with a college degree. Some employers prefer those who have majored in human resources, personnel administration, or industrial or labor relations; or those with a technical or business background. Previous experience is essential for managerial positions. A master's degree in human resources, labor relations, or in business administration with a concentration in human resources management is highly recommended for those seeking general and top management positions.