How to become a Human Resources Manager ?
You’ll usually need HR experience, and an HND or degree in HR management, business management or a related subject. Some companies have general management or HR graduate training schemes.
You could find work in an HR department as an administrator and work your way up.
What are the skills required ?
To succeed as a Human Resources Manager, you’ll need:
- Excellent communication skills
- Management and leadership skills
- The ability to persuade people
- Accuracy and attention to detail
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Your day-to-day tasks may include:
- Leading an organisation’s HR team
- Supporting managers in getting the best out of their staff
- Planning staff policies
- Designing and advising on company benefits packages
- Training and developing staff
- Handling complicated HR issues
- Working to improve employee relations
- Managing budgets
What salary, working hours, and environment to expect ?
Salaries will depend on your location, company and level of responsibility, but here are figures that can serve as a guide.
Starter: £35,000 to £45,000
Experienced: up to £75,000
Highly Experienced: up to £150,000 (director level)
You’ll work 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. You may sometimes have to work extra hours to meet deadlines. You’ll be mainly office-based, but with some travel to meetings, especially if you work for a company with more than one site.
With experience, you could set up your own consultancy offering recruitment services, training, or advice on HR strategy and policy planning.