Human resources managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A bachelor’s degree in human resources or other business-related degree can prepare you for a career as a human resource manager. Many employers may also require you to have your SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certification.
To pursue a career as a human resource manager:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics, statistics, accounting, psychology and Spanish.
Where can I work?
Human resource managers are employed at most medium and larger size companies. You can work in a variety of agricultural industries, being bi-lingual would be extremely valuable in recruiting in many sectors of agriculture.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a human resource manager will be great over the next five years.
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