WHAT IS A HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER?

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What do I need to study to become a Human Resources Officer?

Australian HR Institute

Build in-demand skills for a career working directly with people with this nationally accredited online Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) course from AHRI. 

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Certificate IV in Human Resources

Build in-demand skills for a career working directly with people with this nationally accredited online Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) course from AHRI. 
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MCI Institute

Creating a happy, productive workplace is no easy feat. Find out how with this comprehensive online Certificate IV in Human Resources (BSB41015) from MCI Institute.

Upskilled

Build important skills and become a valuable member of any business with Upskilled's online Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (BSB41415) course. 

Monarch Institute

Work towards your career goals and develop broad-based professional skills with this online Diploma of Leadership and Management (BSB51915).

Upskilled

This online Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51918) course delivers the practical skills and knowledge needed for professionals to work at a senior managerial level.

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Diploma of Leadership and Management

This online Diploma of Leadership & Management (BSB51918) course delivers the practical skills and knowledge needed for professionals to work at a senior managerial level.
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AIM Business School

Formalise your management skills and further your career with this online Graduate Certificate in Management course.

College Australia<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Take your next career step helping people grow with this online Graduate Certificate in Management (Learning) (BSB80515) course.</span></p>
AIM Business School

Gain up-to-date industry knowledge and the skills to be an effective leader with this online Graduate Diploma in Management.

Edith Cowan University

Use your leadership skills to help individuals and teams succeed with this Master of Human Resources Management course from Edith Cowan University. 

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What is a Human Resources Officer?

A Human Resources Officer is in charge of the development and implementation of policies and strategies relating to the effective recruiting and management of staff in a company or organisation.

Guaranteeing that the company employs the right balance of staff, in regards to skills and experience, is a key aspect of the role of Human Resources Officer along with ensuring that training and advancement opportunities are readily available to employees in order to enhance their performance and promote efficiency.

Human Resources Officers are responsible for many staffing aspects of a business including recruitment and conditions of employment, equality and diversity, dispute resolution, pay and working practices.

What do Human Resources Officers do?

  • Advertising vacant positions, interviewing and selecting applicants.
  • Managing and maintaining personnel records and resource information systems.
  • Organising staff inductions and providing information on conditions of employment, salaries and promotion prospects.
  • Advising management on workplace policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary issues.
  • Negotiating terms and conditions of employment, contracts and wages,
  • Examining and resolving staff disputes and grievances.
  • Researching and interpreting legislation, award wages, employment contracts, payment systems and dispute resolution procedures.
  • Developing and implementing workplace committees and participation incentive.

Career snapshot for Human Resources Officer

  • The average age of working Human Resources Officers is 37.
  • 32.90% of Human Resources Officers are male.
  • 82.50% of Human Resources Officers work full-time and on average they work around 37.3 hours per week.
  • With A Bachelor Degree or higher, Human Resources Officers get paid $1,339 per week Before Tax.
  • Unemployment levels are average.
  • In 2015 records showed 59,000 employed Human Resources Officers.
  • The projected growth of the profession is estimated to be moderate with employment numbers around 62,200 by 2020.
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