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Working As A Resource Manager

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Make Decisions

  • $78,708

    Average Salary

What Does A Resource Manager Do

Human resources managers plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees. 

Duties

Human resources managers typically do the following:

  • Plan and coordinate an organization’s workforce to best use employees’ talents
  • Link an organization’s management with its employees
  • Plan and oversee employee benefit programs
  • Serve as a consultant with other managers advising them on human resource issues, such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment
  • Coordinate and supervise the work of specialists and support staff
  • Oversee an organization’s recruitment, interview, selection, and hiring processes
  • Handle staffing issues, such as mediating disputes and directing disciplinary procedures

Every organization wants to attract, motivate, and keep qualified employees and match them to jobs for which they are well suited. Human resources managers accomplish this by directing the administrative functions of human resource departments. Their work involves overseeing employee relations, regulatory compliance, and employee-related services such as payroll, training, and benefits. They supervise the department’s specialists and support staff and ensure that tasks are completed accurately and on time. 

Human resources managers also consult with top executives regarding the organization’s strategic planning. They identify ways to maximize the value of the organization’s employees and ensure that they are used as efficiently as possible. For example, they might assess worker productivity and recommend changes to the organization’s structure to help it meet budgetary goals. 

Some human resources managers oversee all aspects of an organization’s human resources department, including the compensation and benefits or training and development programs. In many larger organizations, these programs are directed by specialized managers, such as compensation and benefits managers and training and development managers. 

The following are examples of types of human resources managers:

Labor relations directors, also called employee relations managers, oversee employment policies in union and nonunion settings. They draw up, negotiate, and administer labor contracts that cover issues such as grievances, wages, benefits, and union and management practices. They also handle labor complaints between employees and management and coordinate grievance procedures. 

Payroll managers supervise the operations of an organization’s payroll department. They ensure that all aspects of payroll are processed correctly and on time. They administer payroll procedures, prepare reports for the accounting department, and resolve any payroll problems or discrepancies. 

Recruiting managers, sometimes called staffing managers, oversee the recruiting and hiring responsibilities of the human resources department. They often supervise a team of recruiters, and some take on recruiting duties when trying to fill high-level positions. They must develop a recruiting strategy that helps them meet the staffing needs of their organization and effectively compete for the best employees.

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How To Become A Resource Manager

Candidates need a combination of education and several years of related work experience to become a human resources manager. Although a bachelor’s degree is sufficient for most positions, some jobs require a master’s degree. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills.

Education

Human resources managers usually need a bachelor’s degree. There are bachelor’s degree programs in human resources. Alternatively, candidates may complete a bachelor’s degree in another field, such as finance, business management, education, or information technology. Courses in subjects such as conflict management or industrial psychology may be helpful.

Some higher-level jobs require a master’s degree in human resources, labor relations, or business administration (MBA).

Work Experience in a Related Occupation

To demonstrate abilities in organizing, directing, and leading others, related work experience is essential for human resources managers. Some managers start out as human resources specialists or labor relations specialists. Others gain management experience in a variety of fields.

Management positions typically require an understanding of human resources programs, such as compensation and benefits plans; human resources software; and federal, state, and local employment laws.

Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations

Although certification is voluntary, it can show professional expertise and credibility and may enhance advancement opportunities. Many employers prefer to hire certified candidates, and some positions may require certification. The Society for Human Resource Management, Human Resource Certification Institute, WorldatWork, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans are among many professional associations that offer a variety of certification programs.

Important Qualities

Decisionmaking skills. Human resources managers must be able to balance the strengths and weaknesses of different options and decide the best course of action. Many of their decisions have a significant impact on workers or operations, such as deciding whether to hire an employee. 

Interpersonal skills. Human resources managers need strong interpersonal skills because they regularly interact with people. They often collaborate on teams and must develop positive working relationships with their colleagues. 

Leadership skills. Human resources managers must be able to direct a staff and oversee the operations of their department. They must coordinate work activities and ensure that workers in the department complete their duties and fulfill their responsibilities. 

Organizational skills. Organizational skills are essential for human resources managers. They must be able to prioritize tasks and manage several projects at once.

Speaking skills. Human resources managers rely on strong speaking skills to give presentations and direct their staff. They must clearly communicate information and instructions to their staff and other employees.

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Resource Manager Career Paths

Resource Manager
Business Development Manager Business Development Executive
Client Partner
12 Yearsyrs
Senior Technical Recruiter Staffing Consultant
Client Program Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Human Resources Manager
Corporate Human Resources Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Recruitment Manager Senior Human Resources Manager
Director Of Employee Development
10 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Director Of Human Resources
Director Of Human Resources Operations
10 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Director Of Human Resources
Director Of Talent Acquisition
11 Yearsyrs
Senior Technical Recruiter Human Resources Business Partner
Head Of Human Resources
9 Yearsyrs
Branch Manager Human Resources Generalist
Hris Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Branch Manager Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Administration Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Lead
8 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Manager Senior Recruiter
Human Resources Recruiter/Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Recruiter Human Resources Business Partner
Human Resources Team Leader
5 Yearsyrs
Information Technology Project Manager Training Manager
Manager, Learning & Development
10 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Manager
Organizational Development Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Human Resources Consultant Organizational Development Manager
Organizational Effectiveness Director
12 Yearsyrs
Recruitment Manager Senior Human Resources Generalist
Program Manager/Human Resources
9 Yearsyrs
Senior Manager Planning Director
Resource Development Director
8 Yearsyrs
Recruiter Human Resources Manager
Senior Human Resources Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Resource Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Recruiter Senior Recruiter
Talent Acquisition Manager
10 Yearsyrs
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Resource Manager Demographics

Gender

Female

50.1%

Male

48.0%

Unknown

2.0%
Ethnicity

White

61.9%

Hispanic or Latino

14.6%

Black or African American

11.6%

Asian

8.1%

Unknown

3.8%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

54.5%

French

8.3%

German

6.6%

Hindi

4.1%

Korean

4.1%

Chinese

3.3%

Gujarati

2.5%

Urdu

2.5%

Norwegian

1.7%

Carrier

1.7%

Tagalog

1.7%

Japanese

1.7%

Arabic

1.7%

Swahili

0.8%

Swedish

0.8%

Vietnamese

0.8%

Mandarin

0.8%

Sindhi

0.8%

Indonesian

0.8%

Ukrainian

0.8%
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Resource Manager Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

20.0%

Community College of the Air Force

15.5%

Webster University

6.1%

Strayer University

5.6%

Michigan State University

5.1%

University of Maryland - University College

3.7%

Villanova University

3.5%

George Washington University

3.5%

Texas A&M University

3.5%

University of Washington

3.5%

Liberty University

3.5%

New York University

3.2%

Walden University

3.2%

Purdue University

3.2%

Troy University

2.9%

Texas State University

2.9%

George Mason University

2.9%

Southern New Hampshire University

2.9%

Pennsylvania State University

2.7%

Cornell University

2.7%
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Majors

Business

32.7%

Human Resources Management

7.8%

Management

6.3%

Psychology

5.7%

Communication

4.5%

Nursing

4.2%

Marketing

3.8%

Accounting

3.8%

Finance

3.5%

Education

3.2%

Computer Information Systems

3.2%

Project Management

2.9%

Computer Science

2.8%

Criminal Justice

2.6%

Political Science

2.4%

Social Work

2.3%

Aviation

2.3%

Information Technology

2.1%

General Studies

2.0%

Public Administration

1.9%
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Degrees

Bachelors

42.7%

Masters

25.1%

Other

17.5%

Associate

7.4%

Certificate

4.0%

Doctorate

2.2%

Diploma

1.0%

License

0.2%
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Real Resource Manager Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Resource Management Manager Thoughtworks, Inc. Chicago, IL Oct 15, 2015 $150,000
Manager Drilling Services Unconventional Resources Baker Hughes Incorporated Houston, TX Sep 09, 2014 $149,377
Distributed Energy Resources Manager ICF Resources, LLC Sacramento, CA Mar 16, 2016 $145,000
Corporate Resource Manager Klondex Mines Ltd Mina, NV Aug 08, 2016 $127,920
NAL Resource Manager Schlumberger Technology Corporation Midland, TX Oct 28, 2016 $116,000
Manager Lean Resource Anomatic Corporation Newark, OH Oct 01, 2015 $113,500
Resource Manager (Staffing Levels) Dish Network LLC Englewood, CO Mar 18, 2016 $112,000
Program and Resource Manager Accretive Health, Inc. Chicago, IL Jul 01, 2014 $105,000
Manager Lean Resource Anomatic Corporation Newark, OH Oct 22, 2013 $105,000
Program and Resource Manager Accretive Health, Inc. Chicago, IL Nov 19, 2015 $105,000
Wind Resource Manager Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC Oakland, CA Sep 14, 2015 $100,000
Pooled Resources Manager Socratic Technologies, Inc. San Francisco, CA Sep 12, 2015 $100,000
Offshore Resources Conversion Manager Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. Wheat Ridge, CO Sep 07, 2013 $97,603
Computing Resource Manager University of California, Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA Mar 07, 2013 $97,384
National Resource Manager, Oracle Practice Deloitte Services LP New York, NY Dec 08, 2016 $83,276
Resource Manager Zuven Technologies, Inc. Plano, TX May 04, 2016 $83,000
Business Resource Manager Sysco USA I, Inc. Houston, TX Dec 08, 2014 $82,098 -
$96,606
Resource Manager Clairvoyant Technosolutions Inc. Wilmington, DE Mar 14, 2016 $80,000
Service Engineering Resource Manager Engineering Services International, Inc. San Juan, PR Oct 01, 2013 $78,000 -
$93,000
Resource Manager Principle Information Technology Company Houston, TX Aug 01, 2014 $77,875
Resource Manager Softsol Resources Inc. Fremont, CA Nov 08, 2013 $77,730
Resource Manager (Technical Recruiter) Information Gateways, Inc. Centreville, VA Aug 29, 2013 $76,530
Team Resource Manager (Logistics Manager) Reckitt Benckiser LLC Springfield, MO Aug 18, 2016 $64,200
Resourcing Manager Wipro Limited Sunnyvale, CA Jan 18, 2013 $62,712
Resource Manager VIHA, Inc. Orlando, FL Sep 13, 2015 $60,715
Resourcing Manager Wipro Limited Atlanta, GA Oct 25, 2016 $60,000
Resourcing Manager Wipro Limited Atlanta, GA Oct 28, 2016 $60,000
Resourcing Manager Wipro Limited Addison, TX Mar 10, 2016 $60,000
Resourcing Manager Wipro Limited East Brunswick, NJ Jun 10, 2015 $60,000
Resourcing Manager Wipro Limited Mundelein, IL Sep 10, 2015 $60,000

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  2. Personnel
  3. Human Resources
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  • Provided operations and logistics recommendations to senior leaders on health and welfare of personnel.
  • Maintain and assist with necessary documentation for Human Resources.
  • Used Data Entry to input candidate's information into company system accurately.
  • Utilized standard operating procedures, effective crew resource management, communication and procedures specified in the company operation manual.

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