Human Resources Management Job & Careers
Premier is an HR recruiting firm based out of San Francisco. Getting a job through a staffing agency is one of the fastest introductions you can make to a company, and compare several opportunities at once. HR staffing companies work with clients to fill local positions, and in a timely manner. Premier specializes in HR and recruiting positions, and one of the most important positions we staff is HR Mananger.
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Are organizational structures, human interactions, and people processes some of your passions? If so, we’re looking for an HR Manager for several fast growing clients of ours in the San Francisco and New York areas to spearhead all initiatives related to key human resources and talent.
The HR Manager is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues. The HR Manager acts as an employee champion and change agent. This position assesses and anticipates HR-related needs, communicates needs proactively with our HR department and business management, and seeks to develop integrated solutions. The HR Manager formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.
HR Manager Job Titles:
- Human Resources Administrator
- Human Resources Director
- Employee Relations
- HR Business Partner
- Corporate HR Manager
HR Manager: A Day in the Life
• Consult with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
• Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs, and policies.
• Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
• Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with the legal department as needed/required.
• Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
• Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
• Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation.
• Provide guidance and input on business unit restructures, workforce planning and succession planning.
What Do HR Managers Get Paid?
Typical pay for HR Management roles:
To be considered for a role as an HR Manager, you will need at least a bachelor’s degree; some employers require a master’s degree. Degrees of top-placed candidates are usually in human resources management, business administration or a related field. For some HR management positions, you may also need up to five years of experience. Various certifications are available but not required.
Which questions should you be prepared to answer?
- In which areas of HR do you have experience?
- How do you keep up with employment legislation?
- How can the HR role contribute to our business success?
- How would you ensure a new employee is best inducted into the business?
- Which employee benefits do you find drive the highest employee motivation / satisfaction / retention / engagement?
- What do you consider to be the most successful recruitment strategies?
- Which personal development strategies do you find the most successful?
- How would you go about resolving a conflict between an employee and their manager?
- What can you do when an employee doesn’t want to develop?
- What processes or methods would you follow to deliver bad news to staff?
- How can you make negative staff more positive?
- How would you influence employee retention?
- How can you best align performance management with business strategy?
- Which aspects of HR do you enjoy the most / least?
- What has been your most significant contribution in an HR role?
- How can you best measure the success of HR? What KPIs have you found useful?
- How would you determine the priorities of your role?
- What process would you follow in addressing an employee grievance?
Detailed HR Manager Qualifications
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field; MHRM or MBA preferred
• Minimum 5 years progressive Human Resources experience, with 3+ years at manager level
• Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with employees, managers, and executives and use discretion when dealing with confidential and sensitive information
• Must be proficient in English; proficiency in Spanish a plus.
• Extraordinary time management skills, coupled with honesty, trustworthiness, and respectfulness
• Must be extremely organized and detailed with consistency and excellent follow through
• Dependable and consistent, taking pride and ownership in work
List of Human Resources Job Titles and Duties:
- HR Assistant/Intern-Performs lower level, repetitive HR tasks. Takes direction from senior HR staff.
- HR Specialist/Generalist/Administrator-Performs tasks within a range of focus areas and of varying complexity. (See chart below for different career tracks of specialist and generalist.)
- HR Manager-Manages HR department staff and accomplishes high-level HR activities reserved for senior level staff (negotiating with vendors, creating policies, etc.).
- HR Director-In some companies this position is very similar to the HR Manager role. The key difference is that in smaller companies the HR director can report directly to the CEO.
- VP of HR-Normally seen only in mid-size or larger companies, this is a top-level HR position. Decisions are made at high levels with significant impact to the organization. Strategically focused.
- Chief HR Officer (CHRO)-Normally seen only in mid-size or larger companies, this is a top-level HR position. Decisions are made at high levels with significant impact to the organization. Strategically focused. Works with other “C-suite” individuals to develop HR plans affecting the entire company.
Benefits of working with Premier
Premier is here to ensure that you get the most out of your new position, whether as a contractor or an internal position. See the full list of benefits below, and reach out when you’re ready to consider growing your career with Premier.