What Does an HR Manager Do?

Human Resource Managers plan, direct and coordinate the administrative and workforce functions of an organization. They oversee recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff as well as training and benefits management for current staff. Human Resource Managers also play an important role in strategic planning in partnership with the executive leadership team.

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HR Manager Responsibilities

  • Reviews and optimizes HR policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a liaison between hiring managers and prospective employees.
  • Establishes wage recommendations and coordinates data analysis when examining salaries and requests for position modifications, in collaboration with supervisors.
  • Advises managers on counseling employees regarding performance issues, morale, and employee recognition.
  • Helps with the execution of all aspects of talent management, including but not limited to talent acquisition, development, performance management, and onboarding and engagement.
  • Oversees learning and development initiatives for current employees.
  • Oversees benefits management process.

HR Manager Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience).
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated HR experience is required.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills plus a strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated competence working in all functional areas of Human Resources: PHR or SPHR preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of current employment law and government regulations related to HR functions.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office Suite and knowledge of HRIS applications.

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