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Job Title and Job Description

Human Resources Director

The director is often responsible for all human resource activities that includes: employee relations, recruitment, training, benefits, payroll, safety and employment law. Motivating and supporting our employees, so that they can be the best they can be.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Recruiter, Payroll Manager, Safety Manager, Employee Relations Manager, Administration Manager

What new technology will be important?

Computers are critical. Understanding of word processing, presentations, spreadsheet, database and HR information system (HRIS) software is needed.

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Bachelor‘s degree (Master‘s preferred) in business or human resource management.

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Business, Psychology, Sociology and English classes.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No, I wanted to be a psychiatrist.

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Athletic / Physical 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Bilingual 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Computer Technology 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Creative Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Mechanical Understanding 1-Not Important 
Sales and Negotiation 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Scientific and Experimental 1-Not Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 1-Not Important 
Understanding Yourself 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Writing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
 

Interview By: Mark, Regional Director of HR