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As business emerging in every corner of India, the need of Manpower is also

required to carry out organizational process to achieve organisational goals. In this

concern Indian organisation needs quality HR professional to hire, train and
develop the employees, so the career in Human resource has also come out with new
sign for students.
Human Resources in oday!s "usiness #orld$
Before considering a career in Human Resource, its important to understand how this job
has evolved over the past few decades. Those working currently in Human Resources
evelopment, formerly know as personnel, or just HR, will find themselves doing
various jobs depending upon the si!e of the company for which they are employed. The
mention of HR officers brings to mind an outdated image" an employee who only works
with the administrative side of a company, handles employee benefits #uestions, or is
only concerned with recruiting and hiring personnel.
Today, an employee in human resources development may find herself managing the
tasks above, as well as consulting with top e$ecutives in the company to determine
strategic planning. %n HR officer today has moved from behind the scenes staff work to
leading the company in suggesting and changing policies. &n the modern corporate world,
senior management is now recogni!ing how important human resources development is
to the companys bottom line.
&n addition Human Resource staff may work to improve morale and productivity and
limit job turnover. They can also be responsible for helping the company effectively use
employee skills, provide training opportunities to enhance skills, and help boost
employee satisfaction with their jobs and working conditions.
&f you are attracted to a career in human resources development you must like working
with people. 'any HR officers work only with people outside the organi!ation, while
many work mostly with internal employees. &n a small company, the Human Resource
officer may handle all aspects of the job, in effect becoming a generalist of the field. &n
large companies the Human Resources department may be large enough to contain a
irector of Human Resources, employment and placement managers, recruiters, (#ual
(mployment )fficers *(()+ who investigate employee grievances, and part,time human
resource technicians that handle the clerical aspects of the job.
#or%ing &onditions$
-ork usually takes place in clean and comfortable office settings. 'ost human resources
workers work a ./ to 01 hours a week, however at sometimes there may be a need for
longer hours, for e$ample, when contract agreements are being prepared and negotiated.
%lthough most employees work in an office, some travel e$tensively to attend
professional meetings and to visit college campuses for recruitment fairs.
'ducation Requirements for HR (fficers$
%ccording to recent surveys, competition will be #uite high for jobs in this field due to
the abundant supply of #ualified college graduates and e$perienced workers. % college
degree is not an absolute in order to gain employment in this field, however, if you are
interested in advancement a bachelors degree may be necessary depending upon the si!e
of the organi!ation. 'any employers seek college grads to fill entry,level positions, and
prefer applicants that have majored in human resources, personnel administration, or
industrial or labor relations.
'any colleges have programs leading to the degrees mentioned above. )ften, these
programs include courses in the departments of business administration, education,
instructional technology, organi!ational development, human services, communication or
public administration. %n interdisciplinary background is favored for HR positions, and
some schools will offer a combination of courses in the social sciences, business, and
behavioral sciences.
)ersonal raits of an HR 'mployee$
Human resources jobs also re#uire a range of personal #ualities and skills such as
effective communications skills, both verbal and written. The growing diversity in
industry now demands that most HR officers work with or supervise people with various
cultural background, levels of education, and e$perience. % good Human Resources
employee can also manage conflict, cope with differing points of view, function under
pressure, and demonstrate discretion, integrity, fair,mindedness, and a persuasive,
congenial personality.
he )ath to a &areer in Human Resource
&f you still feel drawn to a career in human resources, you can look for an entry,level
position with no e$perience re#uired and starts learning on the job. &f you desire to
remain in the field, it is best to go back to school, and some companies even offer tuition
assistance to their employees. But keep in mind that the most successful employees in the
field will begin their first position with a college degree. &f possible, you might attend
college before seeking employment, in order to gain an edge over competing applicants.
"est of luc% for the great future endeavors in Human Resource....