Human Resources

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Human resources majors can be
considered as specialists responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and placement of employees. This
also includes aspects of employee relations, payroll and benefits and staff training. Human resource managers plan, direct and coordinate the administrative functions of an organisation. Graduates are required to have clear knowledge of business management and administration, as well as know how to deal with people and have an understanding of corporate and labor law, planning, and
psychology. In the advent of business growth, labor relationships become increasingly complicated and as such more companies are turning to human resource majors to assist companies communicate, reward, and enthuse their employees.

Job Description:

  • Advise on or devise policies like equal employment opportunity and sexual
  • Arbitrate matters between management and employees
  • Conduct new employee orientations
  • Consultation with employers to identify needs and preferred qualifications
    of potential employees
  • Coordination and supervision of the work force
  • Direct disciplinary procedures
  • Employment process paperwork
  • Interview applicants about their experience, education and skills
  • Oversee recruitment and hiring process
  • Planning and coordinating workforce to best match employee’s talents
  • Termination of employees
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Career Paths:

  • Compensation or Benefit Analyst
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resource Information Systems Manager
  • Human Resources Executive
  • Labour Relations Executive
  • Payroll Specialist
  • Talent Recruiter
  • Training and Development Coordinator
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Specific Skill Set Required:

  • A critical thinker
  • A problem solver
  • A team player
  • Attention to details
  • Clerical skills
  • Highly organised
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong people skills
  • The desire to collaborate
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