Human Resources Specialist

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What is a Human Resources Specialist?
A human resources specialist is responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing, and placing workers in an organisation. Some HR specialists will also have other duties including employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.

What skills do Human Resources Specialists need?
  • Communication & negotiation
  • Planning & coordinating
  • Human capital management
  • Conflict Management and Problem Solving
  • Change Management

What qualifications do you need to become a Human Resources Specialist?
There are no specific requirements to work in this occupation, however having a bachelor's degree in human resources management, business or a related field can increase your chances of getting a job.

How much can a Human Resources Specialist earn?
According to Indeed, the #1 job site, the average salary for a Human Resources Specialist in 2018 is £34,089 per year in the United Kingdom and $53,435 per year in the United States.

How do I gain the skills to become a Human Resources Specialist?
The following list of courses provides you with a step-by-step path to help you gain the necessary skills to land a job as a Human Resources Specialist. The open online courses are open to anyone and are delivered by top universities and organisations. Little to no previous experience is required - you can follow the step-by-step path or select the courses that are most relevant to your needs.

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