The current average salary of an Human Resources Officer is $58,000 - 72,500 annually
Human resources officers oversee the employment conditions, diversity, pay, and recruitment in a workplace. They help an organisation develop and improve upon the policies related to employees. Employment for this role is expected to grow strongly to 2022, from 46,900 workers in 2017 to 52,900 by 2022. 39,00 job openings are expected over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created.
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Human resources officers require good management and interpersonal skills in order to ensure the high-quality maintenance of employment conditions and positive overall work performance.
- Ensuring each employee is well-equipped and properly trained for the job
- Have an excellent understanding of their organisation to properly scout for new recruits
- Have excellent knowledge of computer systems and payroll programs
- High quality communication skills for dealing with employees on a daily basis and any conflicts that may arise
- Have sound knowledge of company rules and regulations
- Good negotiation skills for dealing with disputes and resolving conflicts