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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management is the management of an organization's workforce, or human resources. It is responsible for the attraction, selection, training, assessment, and rewarding of employees, while also overseeing organizational leadership and culture, and ensuring compliance with employment and labor laws. In circumstances where employees desire and are legally authorized to hold a collective bargaining agreement, Human Resources may serve as the company's primary liaison with the employees' representatives, or labor union.

Due to globalization, company consolidation, technological advancement, and further research, Human Resources now focuses on strategic initiatives like mergers and acquisitions, talent management, succession planning, industrial and labor relations, and diversity and inclusion.

Career Opportunities

  • Benefits
  • Human Resource Information Systems
  • Recruiting
  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Performance Improvement
  • Compensation
  • Labor Relations
  • Retention
  • Diversity Issues
  • Training
  • Employee Relations
  • Selection and Placement
  • Occupational Safety
  • Policy Development
  • Employment Law

Related Skills

Hiring Institutions

  • Community Agencies
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government
  • Insurance Firms
  • Manufacturing
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Consulting
  • Financial Institutions
  • Healthcare
  • Labor Unions
  • Retail
  • Private Foundations
  • E-Commerce
  • Food Distributors
  • Hospitality
  • Law Firms
  • Transportation

Career Paths of Recent Graduates

Related Websites

Price College of Business Division of Management & Entreprenuership
Society for Human Resource Management
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Managers and Specialists