Human Resource Professional

Plan, administer and review an organisation's staff selection activities, training and development, the employment conditions and other staffing issues.

Human Resource Professional

Human Resource Professional

Roles and responsibilities

As a human resource professional you will:

  • arrange for advertising of job vacancies, interview and test applicants and select staff; maintain personnel records and associated human resource information systems; provide advice and information to management on workplace relations policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary matters
  • arrange the induction of new employees and provide information on conditions of service, salaries and promotion opportunities
  • receive and record job vacancy information from employers such as details about job description, wages and conditions of employment
  • provide information on current job vacancies in the organisation to employers and job seekers
  • undertake negotiations on terms and conditions of employment and examine and resolve disputes and grievances
  • study and interpret legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • develop, plan and formulate enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs and procedures for their implementation
  • oversee the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

As a human resource professional you will:

  • arrange for advertising of job vacancies, interview and test applicants and select staff; maintain personnel records and associated human resource information systems; provide advice and information to management on workplace relations policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary matters
  • arrange the induction of new employees and provide information on conditions of service, salaries and promotion opportunities
  • receive and record job vacancy information from employers such as details about job description, wages and conditions of employment
  • provide information on current job vacancies in the organisation to employers and job seekers
  • undertake negotiations on terms and conditions of employment and examine and resolve disputes and grievances
  • study and interpret legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • develop, plan and formulate enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs and procedures for their implementation
  • oversee the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Undergraduate Courses To Become

Human Resource Professional

Postgraduate Courses To Become

Human Resource Professional

Postgraduate study is not necessarily required for this occupation, but may be helpful for career advancement.

Relevant postgraduate courses include: