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HR Manager

We’re on the lookout for a skilled Human Resources Manager to run HR programs across the company - everything from recruiting and onboarding to performance management and compensation. You will work, side-by-side, with our employees to cultivate a positive environment and make sure the company’s mission and goals are effectively implemented. Your projects will be your own to handle as long as they fit into the organization's objectives.


Human Resources Industry

The human resources department is a critical component of any business. HR responsibilities include payroll, benefits, hiring, firing, and keeping up to date with state and federal tax laws.


What to expect from the role

  • Lead many employees in the field of HR.
  • Guide teams towards finishing projects.
  • Oversee significant hiring, recruiting decisions.
  • Approve and implement various policies to improve the department.
  • Hold a position of high responsibility and have a scope for growth to other job roles


Responsibilities

  • Oversee recruitment, onboarding, performance management, employee relationships, training, and compensation process; assess and make improvements as required
  • Design and implement programs to improve morale and relationships
  • Provide counseling for relationship management including dispute resolution and team building
  • Prepare periodic reports for management with recommendations and trends
  • Provide expertise and offer advice to employees in areas like career planning, employee relationships, strategic development etc.


Requirements

  • [X] years of experience working as an HR manager or in a similar position preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is mandatory; Master’s is a plus
  • Demonstrable experience crafting and implementing solutions to highly complex situations that call for creativity
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of local and federal laws and HR standard methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal communications skills


Average Salary

On average $86,886 per annum.

Source - glassdoor.com

Career Path

HR Manager is not an entry-level job in HR. The role includes diverse responsibilities and decision making tasks to help the department in its functions. It includes tasks like overseeing all HR related tasks such as recruitment, onboarding, performance management, employee relationships, training, and compensation process. Here is an ideal way you can make it to this job role after graduating:

  • Complete a bachelor’s degree in an HR, Commerce or Business related field.
  • Pursue a master’s degree in a HR or an MBA.
  • Acquire 5 experience in various job roles in the HR department.


Career Progression

With enough experience and appropriate qualifications in this job role you can move on to other jobs in this field such as:

  • Senior HR Manager
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Vice President of Human Resources


Sample Questions

Personal
  • Why did you choose a job in HR?

  • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

  • What qualities do you possess that make you best suited for this job?

Human Resources
  • What would you change in the way the department is functioning if you get this job?

  • How would you handle harassment complaints against an employee?

  • Would traveling be a problem for you?

Management
  • How would you make the workplace fun and engaging?

  • How would you describe your management style?

  • What is the most important function of your job?

Technical skills and knowledge
  • What previous policies you implemented were a success and why?

  • What metrics do you use while evaluating department performance?

  • What software do you think will improve the productivity of the department?