My company recently commissioned a study from analyst firm IDC to take a closer look at the ROI of companies investing in their employees.
Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat them well enough so they don’t have to.
There are many benefits in working in HR, but job satisfaction being a prevalent factor. This could be by creating a positive work environment, improving salary and benefits, introducing measures to improve staff retention, boosting staff morale, and training and coaching employees.
There is no typical day working in HR, as today’s human resources departments are typically responsible for several workplace duties such as: compensation and benefits, employee training and development, recruitment, hiring and placement; information systems; and employee assistance.
Managing people is an important skill to develop in business, and this is just one aspect of HR that you can apply to any job. Other transferrable skills you will learn include: organisation, administration, multitasking, presentations, reporting and communication.
There are a variety of career paths and job positions in human resource management. It’s a versatile qualification for dealing with hiring, training, development and general people skills.