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Human Resources personnel are the officers working in the Human Resources department of a company who develop and implement policies relating to the working practices of that organisation.
Average salaries are in the region of £28,000.00 to £30,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location / employer
HR personnel are the officers working in the Human Resources department of a company who develop and implement policies relating to the working practices of that organisation.
For someone who works in HR, their main job is to ensure the business employs the right balance of staff in terms of skills and experience, and that training and development opportunities are available to them.
They are also instrumental in overseeing other areas linked to recruitment and working practices including the conditions of employment, contractual terms, pay negotiations and issues relating to equality and diversity.
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and level of responsibility.
HR Personnel typically work 40 hours a week and would be located mainly in an office environment.
All aspects of administration; letter writing, file sorting, authorising agency bookings and invoices, running reports etc. I also carry out the inductions for my region in Wath and Leeds.
I enjoy speaking with different kinds of people every day and knowing that I have the opportunity to help them with a query or offer advice. I like that my job is fast paced and forever changing as there is always something more to learn and/or adapt to role to.
Usually very busy as I and the other HR admin girls work for the biggest region (roughly 900 employees). There is always a new challenge or obstacle we have to overcome with projects surrounding Employment Law etc.
Before starting this role in 2014 – I was full time studying my 2nd year of A-levels (English Lit, Psychology and PE) with plans of studying criminology at university. After deciding this wasn’t for me I attended an interview for an Apprentice HR Administrator with Keepmoat and have since completed my A-levels and Apprenticeship Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration.
I hope to see myself at an advisory level within HR – hopefully with Keepmoat. I want to be more involved in the changes of the business and broaden my knowledge of the HR world surrounding investigations, etc.
I’d advise others that construction is such a vibrant area to work in because there are so many different areas – RLO’s, Site teams, Planner, Admin etc. it’s an industry that is constantly growing! Also there is definitely a place for women in the construction industry; whether this involves a hard hat and rigger boots or not!
There are various entry routes into human resources (HR) work including via apprenticeship placement.
Courses in business studies are particularly useful such as business with languages, human resources management and business management.
Applying to an HR graduate training scheme is another entry possibility.
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According to the latest Construction Skills Network research, the UK construction industry will need an additional 16,690 non-construction professional, technical , IT and other office based staff (which includes HR/Personnel), every year between 2017 - 2021. The majority of this demand will be in the South West followed by a fairly even spread across East Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber, Scotland and Wales.