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Skills that employers are looking for

HARD SKILLS

  • Administrative skills
  • People and performance management
  • Understanding of HR software

SOFT SKILLS

  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Active listening
  • Interviewing skills

TRAITS

  • Ethical integrity
  • Trustworthiness
  • Approachable
  • Patient

Job Roles

Human Resources Assistant

Average Salary
$49,000

This is the ideal entry level role for someone looking to kickstart their career in HR. With administrative responsibilities and the opportunity to provide HR support in a variety of areas, you can be sure to develop a wide range of skills, setting you up for a successful HR career.

Human Resources Administrator

Average Salary
$63,000

Looking after a variety of HR administrative responsibilities including payroll, recruitment and organisational development, this role is excellent for someone looking to take a step up from an assistant role into the administration side of HR.

PAYROLL SUPERVISOR

Average Salary
$73,000

Stepping into the finance side of HR, professionals in this role are responsible for coordinating, administering and managing payroll and employee wages.

Human Resources Coordinator

Average Salary
$73,000

With a wide variety of responsibilities, working in this role is ideal for someone looking to step up from an assistant role. HR Coordinators usually look after staff orientation and employment processes, as well as data reporting and administrative duties.

human resources manager

Average Salary
$90,000

With management responsibilities, HR Managers oversee the entire HR department and functions of the business. Dependant on the company size, most HR Managers plan, direct and manage the employee management and administrative functions of the entire organisation, whilst also being involved in more strategic business decisions.

human resources generalist

Average Salary
$90,000

This role has a broad range of responsibilities, and usually has works in a variety of functions rather than specialising in one area of HR. These areas include hiring, training, termination, administration and organisational development.

Human Resources Assistant

Average Salary
$49,000

This is the ideal entry level role for someone looking to kickstart their career in HR. With administrative responsibilities and the opportunity to provide HR support in a variety of areas, you can be sure to develop a wide range of skills, setting you up for a successful HR career.

Human Resources Administrator

Average Salary
$63,000

Looking after a variety of HR administrative responsibilities including payroll, recruitment and organisational development, this role is excellent for someone looking to take a step up from an assistant role into the administration side of HR.

PAYROLL SUPERVISOR

Average Salary
$73,000

Stepping into the finance side of HR, professionals in this role are responsible for coordinating, administering and managing payroll and employee wages.

Human Resources Coordinator

Average Salary
$73,000

With a wide variety of responsibilities, working in this role is ideal for someone looking to step up from an assistant role. HR Coordinators usually look after staff orientation and employment processes, as well as data reporting and administrative duties.

human resources manager

Average Salary
$90,000

With management responsibilities, HR Managers oversee the entire HR department and functions of the business. Dependant on the company size, most HR Managers plan, direct and manage the employee management and administrative functions of the entire organisation, whilst also being involved in more strategic business decisions.

human resources generalist

Average Salary
$90,000

This role has a broad range of responsibilities, and usually has works in a variety of functions rather than specialising in one area of HR. These areas include hiring, training, termination, administration and organisational development.

Emerging HR job roles in 2021

As more value is increasingly placed on employee wellness, we will see emerging HR roles such as:

  • Chief Happiness Officer
  • Head of Employee Relations
  • HR Technology Officer
  • HRIS Specialist

80% of HR practitioners surveyed in the AHRI Pulse Report1

Top 5 skills for 2021 HR workforces and post-pandemic recovery1

Change Management

Leadership

Adaptability and Flexibility

Resilience

Communication

Retention of talent remains a challenge – 90% of respondents in a survey2 have been in their role 4 years or less.

HR technology and automation will allow HR professionals to have more strategic responsibilities within organisations in 2021 and beyond.3

1AHRI Pulse Report, 20202 Frazer Jones 20203 Employment Hero, 2020

 

 

 

Industry Insights

Online HR Courses

Certificate IV in Human Resources

(BSB41015)

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This qualification is suitable for those looking to begin an HR career and professionals moving from other roles into an HR role.

Develop skills in report preparation, HR services coordination, performance management, industrial relations, WHS, workplace relations development and more.

Potential Career Outcomes

Human Resources Assistant $49k

Human Resources Coordinator $60k

Payroll Supervisor $73k

 

Diploma of Human Resources Management

(BSB50618)

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This qualification is suitable for current HR professionals or those with HR responsibilities and experience, looking to move into their next role. It is also suitable for current HR managers wanting to formalise their experience or further develop their management skills.

You’ll develop skills in managing recruitment, selection and induction, industrial relations, people and performance management, negotiation and conflict management, change management and more.

Potential Career Outcomes

Human Resources Coordinator $49k

Human Resources Manager $60k

Human Resources Generalist $73k