The work of a personnel manager, sometimes referred to as a human resources manager, can vary depending on the size of the organisation. The work covers recruitment, staff training and development and terms and conditions of employment, including administration of salaries and wages. The personnel manager may also deal with Trade Union Representatives, disputes and redundancies. In small companies he/she may cover the whole range of functions, or in a large organisation specialise in one area.
The hours are usually standard office hours, Monday to Friday, with additional hours being required when pressure of work builds up.
The work is office based working closely with other departments in the company.
To be a personnel manager you should: