Human Resources Consultants

(NOC 1121)
+11.37%
 

Career Description

Human resources professionals develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise managers and employers on human resources matters.

Duties May Include

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 managers 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.

Examples of Titles

Employee Relations Officer
Human Resources Consultant
Union Representative
Wage Analyst

Where They Work

Human resources professionals are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

St. Lawrence College
Kingston, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration - Human Resources (Fast-Track) Diploma; Advanced
Business Administration - Human Resources Diploma; Advanced
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Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Human Resource Management Bachelor; Co-op; Distance
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The University of British Columbia - Okanagan
Kelowna, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Management Bachelor
Management Bachelor; Co-op
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
International Strategy and Human Resources Management Bachelor; Honours
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Saint Mary's University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA

Related Program(s):
Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Bachelor
Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Bachelor; Co-op
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Modified on May 15, 2012