Why this major is for you:
Are you ready to be part of the human capital strategy of your company? Effective HR practice requires a person to think holistically about an organization's current and future needs and be able to understand the administrative, legal and financial situations of the organization.
Typical HR managers might do the following:
- Plan and coordinate an organization’s workforce to best use employees’ talents
- Link an organization’s management with its employees
- Plan and oversee employee benefit programs
- Serve as a consultant with other managers advising them on human resources issues, such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment
- Coordinate and supervise the work of specialists and support staff
- Oversee an organization’s recruitment, interview, selection, and hiring processes
- Handle staffing issues, such as mediating disputes and directing disciplinary procedures
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Human Resources Managers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/human-resources-managers.htm (visited May 24, 2018).