Human Resource Managers

Job Summary

Human Resource Managers are that link between the management and employees of most organizations. HR Managers are usually responsible for the interviewing, recruitment and hiring functions of organizations. They are in charge of many of the organization’s administrative duties. They help to ensure that employees are used to their fullest potential.


Human Resource Managers generally carry out the following duties:

  • Plan and coordinate the activities of staff to bring about the best results from the workers

  • Resolve work related problems among employees

  • Advise organization heads on human resource matters such as Equal Employee Opportunity and sexual workplace harassment.

  • Manage the interviewing, recruiting and hiring process


A bachelor’s degree is usually required but in some cases, a master’s degree is preferred by some employers. It is often required for them to have education and several years of work experience in the related field.


In order to test Human Resource Managers effectively, employers usually administer the IQ Cognitive test to assess the individual’s general knowledge and problem solving skills. Another test that employers administer is the Work Ethics Personality Test which assesses the core principle of HR personnel ethical code of conduct.


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Human Resources Manager

Job Facts

2018 Median Pay
$113,300 per year, $54.47 per hour
Entry level qualification
Bachelor's or Masters' degree
Number of jobs in 2016
Expected Growth rate (2016 – 26)