Competition for top talent is intense, so companies are putting significant effort into attracting and retaining talent. This means that demand continues to grow for qualified HR professionals across industries and sectors. Human resources departments in organizations of all sizes and in all sectors need trained professionals who understand business and have the ability to help recruit, train, compensate and retain employees. With our degree, you’ll have the chance to pursue career opportunities in sectors as diverse as government, non-profit, manufacturing, hospitality, health care, financial services, education and more. You’ll be prepared for roles such as HR training co-ordinator, recruiter, compensation analyst, health and safety specialist, labour relations representative, benefits administrator and HR generalist.
A day as an HR professional could involve managing employee benefits and compensation, attending job fairs looking for new talent, helping resolve interpersonal conflict or advising in the hiring process. You could be called into meetings to share your knowledge of employment law, labour relations, health and safety, or compensation, as you help influence important business decisions.