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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: 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...
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...
Send Resume to ***** Our client is currently seeking a Recruiter - Non-Exempt - Intermediate This is a 6 month Contract position, with a possibility to extend Our client is a leading provider of financial services, with operations in 29 countries and more than 29,000 employees worldwide. They have more than $2.4 trillion in lendable assets, and are the number 1 provider of US mutua...
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, ...
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...
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...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is recruiting for an amazing opportunity for a Campus Recruiter in Burlington County, NJ. In this position you will be responsible for partnering with schools and organizations in order to build a talent pipeline through different channels of recruiting activities. If you have 3-5 years of experience in recruiting with a focus on Campus and Corporate Recruiting this is...
Description Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals and related health care services across the United States. Effective October 2013 Tenet Healthcare acquired Vanguard Health Systems, becoming the second-largest healthcare company in the United States in terms of revenue and employees. The combined company will have 79 hospitals, 193 outpati...
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 direct hire Human Resources (HR) Manager job in Lincolnshire, IL. You must have a minimum of eight to ten years of HR Management, HRIS, Recruitment, Benefits, and Compensation experience in a tactical and strategic role. Qualified candidate will have experience with mergers and acquisitions and integrating new business units. This position is offering a competitive salar...
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...
Description Assists Director with day-to-day department operations and employee relations consistent with the objectives, mission, and core values of Resurrection Health Care. Serves as acting site HR director in HR director's absence. Qualifications See job description...
Our client is currently seeking a candidate for a Human Resources Manager job on the northside of Chicago. In order to be considered for this role, you must have at least 7 years of HR Management experience working in a multi-state capacity. This is a great opportunity with an exciting company offering competitive compensation and benefits. The responsibilities of the Human Resources Manager job ...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Human Resources (HR) Generalist job in Niles, IL. You must have two to five years of human resources generalist, recruiter, and/or benefits experience. Qualified candidate will have the ability to recruit and retain minimum wage labor pool of 3,000 plus employees in over 30 U.S. states. Must be able to work within a small team of HR Generalists and be a team ...
A Training Coordinator job in downtown Houston, TX is currently being filled through Ajilon Professional Staffing. Candidates should have experience working at a credit union to be considered for the position. In this role you will provide training support for employees. The pay is $19.00 to $23.00 per hour, depending on experience. Responsibilities for the Training Coordinator Job: -Training al...
Ajilon Professional Staffing is the fastest-growing staffing service in the world specializing in the temporary and permanent placements of premier administrative and management professionals. We have a great opportunity for an HR Administrative Assistant job with one of our most respected clients located in Houston, TX in the Galleria area. The ideal candidate for this HR Administrative Assistan...
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...
I am assisting my client in their search for an experienced, full cycle Recruiter for their Greensboro location. In this role you will be directly responsible for sourcing applicants, maintaining a pipeline of qualified candidates and partnering with managers at locations throughout central/western NC. You will assist managers with the hiring process by providing guidance on candidates and intervi...
Our client is hiring for a direct hire Talent Acquisition Specialist/Corporate Recruiter job in Buffalo Grove, IL. You must have a minimum of two to ten years of experience in a sourcing, recruitment or talent acquisition role. Qualified candidate will have a proven track record identifying and engaging top talent for office professional roles. This position is offering a competitive salary, bonus...
Our client is currently seeking a candidate for a Senior Healthcare Recruiter job in the west Chicago suburbs. In order to be considered for this role, you must have at least 3 years recruitment experience in a healthcare capacity, and some HR Generalist experience. This is a great company offering competitive salary and healthcare benefits. The responsibilities of the Sr. Healthcare Recruiter jo...

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Size of Industry in 2006:
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2006

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