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HR Managers have a range of responsibilities that require knowing about employment law, recruitment, training, development, salaries, employee welfare and documentation. They perform employee assessment for existing employees and interview and hire new staff. These managers may be in charge of large or small departments coaching junior staff and delegating responsibilities.
Human Resource Managers also mediate in company conflicts or interpersonal issues. They may design and implement training initiatives to improve the skills of workers. HR Managers also negotiate salary contracts and terms, reviewing all the legalities of the process. Their salary is good and may be dependent on the company, level of responsibilities or years of experience. They may also qualify for company benefits.
A HR Manager usually performs many of the following tasks:
•  Recruiting staff
•  Negotiating contracts
• Developing training programmes
• Mediating conflicts
•  Attending meetings
•  Delegating tasks
• Overseeing employee welfare
•  Coordinating with department managers
•  Reporting to the HR Director


• Being diplomatic
• Being discreet and tactful
• People management and leadership
• Time management
• Networking
• Preparing budgets
• Administration and organisation
• Understanding regulations and employment law
• Stress management


HR Managers have a number of important responsibilities and they must have the knowledge and skills to handle them. Therefore their qualifications should cover a number of skills, including budgeting, writing, counselling and reporting. Having basic a GCSE qualification is important especially in Mathematics and English. This sets a foundation for achieving higher certification.
Areas of study may include Psychology, Sociology, Human Resource Management, Commerce, Business Administration, Employment, Industrial and Labour Law, Finance and Administration. These courses provide comprehensive information that can be used to perform the job successfully.
The following certifications are also very helpful for a career in Human Resources:
•    NVQ Levels 3, 4 and 5
•    Certificate in Employment Relations Law and Practice (CERLAP)
•    Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring (CCM).
•    Certificate in Training Practice (CTP)
•    Certificate in Recruitment and Selection (CRS)
•    Certificate in Business Awareness and Advanced Professional Study (CBAAPS)
•    Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP)
•    BTEC
•    HNC/HND

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