Why Would I Want to Work in Human Resources?


The Human resources industry is rapidly growing; years ago you could find a company working with only one HR person or even without HR sector, but nowadays HR is crucial in any business ranging from schools, small firms to large organizations and corporations.

In this competitive workplace, each organization is trying to reach the peak in the workplace.

But how are they going to do so without qualified employees?

So they depend on HR to find those qualified employees and create a productive environment within the organization.

What are the main responsibility of the HR department?

They have to deal with all the functions of a business that relate to its employees, that it might be known as the Personal department.

Most HR positions will require you to get involved in multiple functions such as recruitment and selection, training and development, employee relations, contracts of employment, complaints and grievances, employee rights, appraisals, and health and safety.

What are the major reasons why people choose a career in HR?

  • The opportunity to influence innumerable aspects of the organization
  • To assist in the development of its employees
  • To play a part in influencing strategic business decisions.

A business is only as good as its employees, and an organization’s employees are only as good as their HR team.

Here are a few examples of jobs from across the HR spectrum:

  • HR Assistantor HR Administrator: An entry level position, responsible for  all HR-related queries and handling all personnel-related paperwork and documentation, such as employment contracts
  • HR Officer– responsibilities include recruitment, payroll, training, induction, sickness and absence tracking, disciplinary and grievance procedures, redundancy settlements, equal opportunities and establishing staff support systems.
  • Recruitment Coordinator– arranging the advertisement of new vacancies, analyzing applications and shortlisting candidates, arranging job interviews, and managing any testing procedures involved in the recruitment process.
  • Training Officer– identifies the training requirements among employees within the organization and designs and implements appropriate training programmers for individuals or groups.
  • HR Manager– a strategic role involving a range of policies, processes and practices relating to the overall business needs of the organization. Involved with overseeing others in the HR team and the delivery of their responsibilities in addition to employee welfare, salary reviews, and employment law.
  • HR Director – managing and controlling departmental expenditure within agreed budgets as well as maintaining awareness of contemporary HR development theory and methods and provide suitable implementation within the organization.
Extensive experience in all of the Human Resources functions, My primary career objective is to balance the needs and goals of both the company and the workforce. I am a strong believer that HR strategies can affect the organization's profitability, as the company workforce is one of the most important assets that drive a company's success.


  1. Sara Tamer

    September 30, 2015 - 12:08 am

    I know I will learn something new

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