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Human Resources Management Advisor

Overview: Human resource advisors map-out an organization's strategy for recruitment, staffing, compensating and developing the organization's workforce so as to meet the organization's goals. They implement performance appraisal programs, resolve employee grievances and counsel.
Duties: They analyze an organization's business goals and the kinds of work force skills needed to achieve these goals. They study the company's work force to determine if those skills are available.

Determine the kinds & numbers of new employees to be recruited. Plan recruitment strategy & sources for applicants. Interview applicants at college campuses & professional conferences.

They determine the organization's criteria for promoting and compensating employees. They design performance appraisal programs to measure employee performance.

They design employee training and development programs to insure availability of employees to fill vacant positions. They conduct morale surveys to measure satisfaction and identify grievances.

Degree(s): A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration 
A.A.S. Management: Real Estate-Insurance Concentration 
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing) 
Job Outlook: Employment of human resource management advisors is expected to grow much faster than average through 2018. Consulting services is expected to be the fastest growing industry through the decade. Demand is attributed to economic growth and the continuing complexity of business which means need for advice, in part, on candidate selection, appropriate salaries and benefits for employees.
Salary Range (National Average): $32,000 to $36,000
Education Level: Typically, a Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college (some are 5 years) is required to be considered for this occupation.
Additional Training/Education: Human Resource Management advisory positions generally require a bachelor's or often a master's degree in either human resource management, industrial relations, business or psychology. Actually, a mix of courses from all these study areas is essential. Additional courses in computer applications and statistics are becoming increasingly important.
Recommended Skills:
  • Paying attention to what other people are saying, and taking time to understand the points being made.
  • Assigning duties to others, motivating them, and evaluating their performance.
  • Allocating and budgeting your time for different tasks so that things get done when needed.
  • Bringing people together to discuss and resolve differences.
  • The ability to understand complex written paragraphs, instructions, or reports.
  • Using logic to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Being aware of the reactions of others, and understanding why they react the way they do.
  • Talking, giving speeches, or speaking in a group to convey information, explain ideas, or give instructions.
  • Teaching others how to do something.
  • Composing and communicating your ideas in written form.
Recommended Values:
  • Being involved in helping other people in a direct way either individually or in a small group.
  • Having a level of income that will afford you with luxuries, and which will allow you to become financially independent.
  • Being able to decide on how to get something done without significant direction from someone else.
  • Having a routine job where the duties are very predictable and not likely to change over a long period of time.
  • Gaining the respect of others by the nature and/or level of responsibility of your work.
 

* National data collected by the Department of Labor between 2008-2012.
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Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreements with other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.