This job involves taking a senior role in a human resources department. Areas of responsibility include recruitment, training, collective bargaining with unions and the administration of pay and benefits.
You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as business administration, industrial relations or commerce. If you don’t have a bachelor’s degree, you could complete a professional development program in personnel administration. Several years of experience in human resources is also required.
The median salary for human resources managers is $94,000.
Unfortunately this field has shrunk over the past five years, with 6% fewer people working as human resources managers than there were in 2013. By 2024, the government predicts there will be an even number of jobs and job seekers.
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