Human Resource Professionals

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Human Resource Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate staff recruitment, assist in resolving disputes by advising on workplace matters, and represent industrial, commercial, union, employer and other parties in negotiations on issues such as enterprise bargaining, rates of pay and conditions of employment.

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Human Resource Professionals
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
56,100
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1250
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Above average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth

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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • arranging for advertising of job vacancies, interviewing and testing of applicants, and selection of staff
  • maintaining personnel records and associated human resource information systems
  • providing advice and information to management on workplace relations policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary matters
  • arranging the induction of staff and providing information on conditions of service, salaries and promotional opportunities
  • receiving and recording job vacancy information from employers such as details about job description, wages and conditions of employment
  • providing information on current job vacancies in the organisation to employers and job seekers
  • undertaking negotiations on terms and conditions of employment, and examining and resolving disputes and grievances
  • studying and interpreting legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • developing, planning and formulating enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs, and procedures for their implementation
  • overseeing the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives

Job Titles

  • Human Resource Adviser
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Workplace Relations Adviser

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate III in Business
  • Certificate IV in Human Resources -
  • Cert IV in Human Resources
  • Diploma of Human Resources Mgmt
  • Adv Diploma of Management

University

  • Bachelor of Business - Human Resource Management
  • Bachelor of Human Resource Management

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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/
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