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5 of the most in demand 5 HR jobs for 2017 (infographic)

5 In Demand Human Resources Jobs for 2017

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Many companies are simultaneously expanding workforces while trying to navigate through the changing overtime and healthcare legislation, and workplace and benefit trends.  Through this, we continue to see organizations investing in their most important assets, the people, with the hiring of Human Resource professionals across all levels.  Outlined on this infographic, and below,  are five HR jobs that we believe will continue to be in high demand for 2017.  You’ll be able to find these positions and more on our job board, and many other HR resources like the ones at the bottom of the article, on our blog.

HR Generalist

Salary: Junior: $45,000 - Senior: $70,000

This role requires a broad base knowledge as the range of responsibilities is often wide, including policies, procedures, regulations, talent acquisition and development, administering benefits programs and maintaining HR-related documentation.

Three-five years of related experience and a bachelor’s degree in HR or business is usually required, but Professional Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certifications are usually preferred.  

HR Business Partner

Salary: Junior: $85,000 - Senior: $120,000

This strategic role focuses on relationship building and the development of a firm’s talent strategy and development programs. It facilitates collaboration between departments. Required experience and knowledge often includes organization effectiveness, staff recruitment, relations and development, compensation and employment laws and regulations.

A bachelor’s degree and seven-ten years of strategic HR experience is usually required.  A master’s degree or MBA is desirable plus a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification will usually put you towards the top of the list.

Learning and Development Manager

Salary: Junior: $65,000 - Senior: $90,000

This position helps companies develop a skilled, high-performing workforce with candidates ready to assume critical leadership roles by designing and executing the training programs that encourage employee advancement.

A bachelor’s degree and at least five years of solid experience is required, but a master’s degree plus experience in learning management systems and understanding of current learning theory trends is ideal. 

HRIS Analyst

Salary: Junior: $65,000 - Senior: $125,000

This key position is responsible for technical and administrative support to the Human Resources teams. This role is focused on the support and maintenance of the human resource management systems (HRMS) and to serve as the point of contact for many functional teams, ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement.

A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources with 4-5 years of HRIS experience and functional HR knowledge is required.

Director of Recruiting

Salary: Junior: $90,000 - Senior: $165,000

The Director of Recruiting leads the talent acquisition team and designs and implements effective recruiting and retention strategies, including employee referral programs and succession planning processes. They work closely with HR leaders and department heads to ensure timely understanding of the business’ current and future talent needs.

A bachelor’s degree is required, with 10 years of full-cycle recruiting experience. A Master’s Degree is preferred.

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