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Human Resources Industry Overview


Human resources (HR) is a core business function for companies in all industries. Both in-house departments and specialist HR firms offer a wide range of jobs in human resources. Nearly all enterprises but the very smallest carry out some HR functions themselves and job out other HR work to consultants or outsourcers such as payroll processors, recruitment firms, compensation and benefits consultants, management attorneys and more. Worldwide demand for HR business process outsourcing will grow from $30.4 billion in 2010 to $38.6 billion in 2015, according to a Gartner forecast. Among the larger HR outsourcing firms are ADP for payroll; Adecco, Manpower and Randstad for staffing; and Hewitt and Towers-Watson for consulting.

Human Resources Job Market


There were more than 440,000 jobs for human resources specialists in 2010, and these HR employment opportunities will grow by 21 percent by 2020, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Human resources managers held another 71,800 jobs, and employment in this occupation is expected to grow 13 percent over the decade.

In the 2000s, human resources professionals find themselves at the center of corporate cost-cutting efforts, in more ways than one. Top management is applying increasing pressure on HR to recruit and retain workers who will continuously boost productivity and build the company’s recruitment brand. Meanwhile, HR itself has been a prime target of headcount reductions; each job in human resources must be justified. So an HR career means proving your value again and again, by managing talent optimally and harnessing technology to boost the HR department’s own productivity.

Key human resources jobs include human resources assistant; human resources generalist; human resources specialist; recruiter; human resources coordinator, supervisor, manager, director or vice president.

Human Resources Salaries


Median annual wages were $54,310 for human resources, training and labor relations specialists in May 2011, according to the BLS. HR managers earned median wages of $99,130, and the top 10 percent earned almost $170,000.
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Position Summary: This position will define, lead, and direct all aspects of the exempt Talent Acquisition function including but not limited to: budget planning, forecasting, sourcing methodologies & tools, assessment tools, search process execution, reporting, technology, and technology utilization. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: _X_ Has Direct Reports ___ Does Not Have Direct Reports Th...
Position Summary: Plan, develop and implement a variety of human resource functions to support the attainment of the facility/department goals and objectives. Assist in the resolution of human resource issues and promote enhanced organizational efficiency, communication and understanding. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: __X__ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports Essential Fu...
Position Summary: To advocate and support the Corporate WIN Strategy by providing support to a variety of Human Resource functions aligned with facility/department goals and objectives. Scope/Supervision and Interaction: This job does not have supervisory responsibility. Must have ability to deal with people at all levels of the organization. Position requires ability to effectively communicat...
Duties & Responsibilities Duties & Responsibilities This role is responsible for all aspects of payroll, managing and processing multi-state bi-weekly and monthly payrolls for 1800+ employees. Payroll at Teradyne is part of the Teradyne HR Service Center and works closely with HR for payroll inputs and changes. Seeking a highly motivated individual that operates independently with a focus on qua...
We are looking to recruit an individual to fill a Payroll job in Chicagoland, IL!. Ideal candidate must be detailed-oriented. Also, you also must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Responsibilities: Compiles payroll data such as overtime worked, new hire and term data, from online time sheets and personnel records. Records changes affecting payroll such as pay rate changes,...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Human Resources (HR) Manager job in Skokie, IL. You must have seven to ten years of Human Resources Management experience. Qualified candidate will have the ability to work strategically and tactically in an HR capacity. Must have strong management skills to be able to lead, train, and mentor a team of HR Generalists. The ideal candidate will have the ability...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is currently recruiting for a Human Resource (HR) Generalist with Recruiting experience to become the newest team member at our very well-known client in Lower Bucks County, PA. If you love working in HR, have a minimum of 3 years related work experience and hands on recruiting experience then keep reading! As the Human Resource (HR) Generalist you will be responsible ...
A Contract Payroll Specialist job in Reston, VA is available courtesy of Accounting Principals. You will need two years of experience in a similar field and a familiarity with automated payroll systems. This global company has a very progressive feel which allows employees to maximize their contributions to the team. If you enjoy working in a collaborative environment and meeting tight deadlines, ...
We are looking to recruit an individual to fill a Payroll job in Chicagoland, IL! You must have experience using Ceridian software. Ideal candidate must be detailed-oriented. Also, you also must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Responsibilities: Compiles payroll data such as overtime worked, new hire and term data, from online time sheets and personnel records. Records ch...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Human Resources (HR) Project Manager job in Lincolnshire, IL. You must have a strong educational background in Human Resources with an MBA preferred and a PHR certification. Qualified candidate will have the ability to lead key HR projects to help improve delivery of HR processes globally to include recruiting, on-boarding, compensation, performance managemen...
Our client is hiring for a permanent Payroll Specialist job opportunity for a growing company in Cleveland, Ohio. You must have at least three years of high volume payroll processing. You will be responsible for processing payroll for multi-state, union and non-union employees and payroll taxes. The annual pay for this position starts at $40,000 per year. The Payroll Specialist Job responsibiliti...
An Executive Recruiter job in Denver, CO is now available with Ajilon Professional Staffing! If you have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and at least two years’ experience in business development, sales, or employment in a business environment then you may be the perfect candidate for this position. When you join our team, you will work with leaders that are mentors and care deepl...
A Bilingual Training Administrator job in Houston, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. You should have at least two years of experience in retail energy to be considered for this position. In this role you will create PowerPoint presentations and creating and editing training documents. The pay is between $18.00 and $22.00 per hour, depending on experience. Responsi...
We are hiring for an internal Staffing Manager job in Indianapolis, IN. You must have a minimum of two years’ experience in this role and have a knowledge with both sourcing and recruiting. You will be responsible for networking, sourcing, interviewing and successfully matching professional candidates to client profiles to fulfill client orders for temporary, temp to hire and specific direct hire ...
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to ***** Human Resources Manager Job in Oak Park, IL We have an opening for a Human Resources Manager Job in Oak Park, IL. This position will be responsible for the day to day human resources activities for a manufacturing plant. This position will require an extensive amount of employee relations management and provide...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Global Human Resources (HR) Specialist job in Wheeling, IL. You must have a strong educational background in Human Resources with an MBA preferred and a PHR certification. Qualified candidate will have the ability to lead global HR projects to help improve delivery of HR processes to include recruiting, on-boarding, compensation, performance management, train...
Our client is currently seeking an exceptional HR candidate for a Regional HR Manager job in the western Chicago suburbs. In order to be considered for this role you must have a Bachelor's degree in HR Management, and at least 5 years working in a similar role. This is a very exciting company with a fun culture offering great compensation and benefits. The responsibilities of the Regional HR Mana...
Our client is seeking an exceptional candidate for a Human Resources Project Manager job in the northwest Chicago suburbs. In order to be considered for this role, you must have at least 5 years of experience in an international HR capacity, must have a Bachelor's degree, and must be willing to travel internationally. Ability to speak French is a plus! This is an exciting role offering a competiti...
Our client is currently seeking a candidate Human Resources Generalist Manager job in the northern Chicago suburbs. In order to be considered for this role you must have a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a similar discipline, and have a minimum of 3 years experience in a Human Resources role. This is an exciting company that offers competitive salary and benefits. The responsibilities of ...
Human Resources Manager Job in Maywood, IL Our client, a manufacturer, is looking to fill a Human Resources Manager in Maywood, IL. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of seven years of Human Resource Management experience. The Human Resources Manager is a key member of the plant leadership team and is a strong business partner, employee engagement, lean manufacturing processes, supporting co...

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