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Human resources professionals

National Occupation Code (NOC): 1121

Human resources professionals develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise employers and employees on human resources matters. Human resources professionals are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Job Duties for Human resources professionals

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations strategies including policies, programs and procedures to address an organization's human resource requirements
  • Advise employers and employees on the interpretation of human resources policies, compensation and benefit programs and collective agreements
  • Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, mediate labour disputes and grievances and provide advice on employee and labour relations
  • Research and prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, salary scales and competency appraisal measures and systems
  • Plan and administer staffing, total compensation, training and career development, employee assistance, employment equity and affirmative action programs
  • Manage programs and maintain human resources information and related records systems
  • Hire and oversee training of staff
  • Co-ordinate employee performance appraisal programs
  • Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies.

Working Conditions for Human resources professionals

Work is performed in an office environment.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Bargaining Agent
  • Benefits Consultant
  • Certified Disability Management Professional
  • Claims Manager - Compensation And Benefits
  • Classification Officer - Human Resources
  • Classification Policy Adviser
  • Classification Specialist
  • Collective Agreement Negotiator
  • Compensation And Benefits Co-ordinator
  • Compensation And Classification Analyst
  • Compensation Consultant
  • Compensation Officer
  • Compensation Research Analyst
  • Compensation Researcher-analyst
  • Conciliation Officer - Employee Relations
  • Conciliator
  • Conciliator - Labour
  • Disability Case Manager - Human Resources
  • Disability Management Coordinator
  • Disability Management Practitioner
  • Disability Management Professional
  • Disability Management Specialist
  • Employee Relations Officer
  • Employee Services Officer
  • Employer-employee Relations Co-ordinator
  • Employment Adviser - Human Resources
  • Employment Equity Adviser - Human Resources
  • Employment Equity Co-ordinator
  • Employment Equity Officer
  • Employment Practices Officer
  • Human Resources Adviser
  • Human Resources Arbitrator
  • Human Resources Classification Officer
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Co-ordinator
  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Human Resources Management Consultant
  • Human Resources Planning Consultant
  • Human Resources Policy Analyst
  • Human Resources Policy Officer
  • Human Resources Program Supervisor
  • Human Resources Research Officer
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Resources Supervisor
  • Industrial Relations Consultant
  • Industrial Relations Officer
  • In-house Training Manager
  • Job Analyst
  • Job And Wage Analyst
  • Job Classification System Analyst
  • Job Evaluation Analyst
  • Job Evaluation Supervisor
  • Job Evaluator
  • Labour Adjudicator
  • Labour Organization Agent
  • Labour Organization Business Agent
  • Labour Organization Business Representative
  • Labour Organization Liaison Officer
  • Labour Organization Negotiator
  • Labour Organizer
  • Labour Relations Board Officer
  • Labour Relations Consultant
  • Labour Relations Co-ordinator
  • Labour Relations Officer
  • Labour Relations Returning Officer
  • Labour Relations Specialist
  • Labour Union Business Agent
  • Labour Union Liaison Officer
  • Mediator
  • Mediator - Labour Relations
  • Occupational Analyst - Human Resources
  • Personnel Research Officer
  • Personnel Standards Officer
  • Position Classifier
  • Salary Analyst
  • Senior Industrial Relations Officer
  • Senior Negotiating Officer - Labour Dispute Resolution
  • Staff Relations Administrator
  • Staff Relations Officer
  • Staff Training And Development Officer
  • Staff Training And Development Supervisor
  • Staff Training Officer - Human Resources
  • Training Adviser
  • Training And Development Consultant
  • Training Programs Supervisor
  • Union Adviser
  • Union Organizer
  • Union Representative
  • Wage Analyst
  • Classification Officer - Human Resources
  • Classification Specialist
  • Compensation Research Analyst
  • Conciliator
  • Employee Relations Officer
  • Employment Equity Officer
  • Human Resources Consultant
  • Human Resources Research Officer
  • Job Analyst
  • Labour Organization Business Agent
  • Labour Relations Officer
  • Mediator
  • Union Representative
  • Wage Analyst
  • Employment Adviser - Human Resources
  • Staff Training And Development Officer
  • HR Administrator
  • Human Resources Coordinator

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