Career Options & Prospects after an MBA in HR
Is there scope after MBA in HR? Find out.Posted by Nishatha Abraham on Nov. 7, 2011, 3:57 p.m.
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
- Leadership skills
- Negotiation skills
- 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.