What's it like to be a Human Resources Manager?
Human Resource (HR) Managers create, manage and coordinate strategies, policies, programs and systems that ensure ongoing suitability of staff within an organisation, as well as concentrating on staff wellbeing.
HR Managers generally lead a team who strive to create a productive, safe and happy workplace for staff and employers.
HR Managers tend to be approachable individuals who have excellent communication skills, with the ability to listen carefully as well as to speak clearly and sensitively.
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How to become a Human Resources Manager
- Complete a relevant degree, such as a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management). This usually takes three years of full-time study. Alternatively, a VET qualification such as a Certificate IV in Human Resource Management (BSB40420) or Diploma of Human Resources Management (BSB50320) can introduce you to the skills required for the role.
- Secure an internship while studying to apply your skills under the guidance of experienced HR Managers.
- Consider starting off as a Human Resources Coordinator to build industry experience.
- After becoming an experienced Human Resources Manager, you can upskill for career progression by completing a postgraduate degree, such as a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management or Master of Human Resources Management.
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