An HR manager has to handle all aspects pertaining to human resources in the company. These include recruiting, training, team building, performance updates, employee policy, salary, benefits and increments, employee health and safety as well as staff amenities. The manager is also responsible for mobilising the workforce towards the company’s accomplishment plans and objectives, by creating a work environment in which people will be motivated, contributing, and happy. His/her role varies as per the organisation. In a small company, s/he is required to handle all human resources issues, while in a large organisation with an HR department; the manager is allocated only certain responsibilities.
Skills needed by an HR professional
Ability to understand human relations
Ability to mould your style of operation as per staff needs
Strategic planning through people development
Understanding of different cultures
Excellent communication skills
Ability to take a hard call, to create a win-win situation for the organisation and staff
Entry-level HR professionals from premier institutes may earn between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 12 lakh a year. A mid-level professionals may earn between Rs 18 lakh and Rs 35 lakh a year. Senior professionals may earn between Rs 40 lakh to Rs 1 crore a year.