Human resources managers direct, control and run the operations of human resources and personnel departments. They also develop and carry out policies and procedures regarding human resource planning, hiring, training and development and pay and benefit management.
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Human resources managers work throughout the private and public sectors. They represent management and take part in various joint committees to maintain relations between management and employees.
Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2021 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))
Source: 2021 Job Bank Wage Report
Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook
10 year expected job openings: 2,890
Human resources managers perform some or all of the following duties:
Key aspects of the work in this occupation:
Source: 2016 Census
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Progression to senior management positions is possible with experience. Other committees led by human resources managers may focus on issues such as alcohol or drug addiction.
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