Director of Human Resources (Director of HR)
The human resources director may have a very broad reaching title or it may be a specific duty within the company depending on how large the company is. In general they are the advocates for both the employees and the company itself. This may require duties such as recruiting new talent and coaching employees on issues in the workplace. A human resources director may be required to help with creating new policies as well as enforcing them and can also be responsible for planning company events.
While the requirements for companies will vary depending on which one you work for, there are some basic requirements for becoming the director of human resources. The first thing you will need to have is a bachelor's degree, preferably in human resources and development. It can be even more beneficial to you to have a masters degree in this field. The other thing you will need to have is have years of on the job experience.
Generally you will want to have experience in a company at the least the same size as the one you are applying for. However, there are some companies that simply want you to have experience regardless of the size of your previous company. Smaller companies may not require you to have as extensive experience as a larger company that have have a whole team to manager in the human resources department of their company.
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