You might hire a human resources manager to:

  • Assist with recruitment by sourcing and filtering prospective candidates, interviewing qualified applicants, coordinating interviews between hiring managers and candidates, and managing the onboarding process
  • Supervise the payroll department to ensure payments and benefits programs are processed correctly

  • Maintain and manage learning and development programs for new hires and current employees

  • Oversee employee relations — and address workplace issues such as disputes and workplace health and safety

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Exceptional communication skills, writing skills, and interpersonal skills Experience with HR policies and systems
Knowledge of regulatory issues impacting HR Familiarity with HR administration software
Problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
An ethical mindset that emphasizes fairness