HR business partners serve as a bridge between upper management, the human resources department, and employees. Your role is highly dynamic. You are to develop and initiate HR programs. It's a necessity that you develop and act on HR regulations that support business objectives. Also, it is expected that you consult with executives and managers to outline the human resources goals of the organization. In addition, one of your duties is to prepare contracts and training materials. Addressing employees' concerns and advising HR personnel happen to be another of your responsibilities.
HR business partners, in general, must have at least a bachelor's degree in business administration or human resources. An MBA gives you an edge as well. Skills you must possess are team coordination, strategy development and execution, communication, and presentation. The average annual salary for HR business partners is $65,806.