A human resources employee develops, advises, enhances and implements policies to aid the effective use of personnel within a company. This consists of evaluating employee relations and human resources practices in order to maintain and enhance the company's human resources. Job responsibilities of a Human Resources employee include consulting with employers and managers to understand job requirements and implementing policies, the promotion of equality throughout the organization, scheduling and conducting job evaluations, maintaining a pay schedule for the company, maintaining employee benefits programs and ensuring employees have knowledge of them, helping with the orientation of new employees, and processing paperwork and contracts.
A bachelor's degree is typically required in order to become a human resources employee. Helpful job skills include strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, good communication skills, ability to remain impartial and ethical consistently, strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, and flexibility. The future job market outlook for a Human Resources employee is good and increasing.