You might hire a human resources professional to:

  • Oversee recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of staff
  • Manage payroll and employee benefits

  • Conduct disciplinary actions

  • Update policies and employee handbook

  • Train and support managers

  • Consult with executives on strategic planning

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Familiarity with HR software
Ethical mindset
Organized and detail oriented
Familiarity with HR policies and systems
Leadership skills and experience
Solid writing skills
Familiarity with national HR laws