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The Role of HR and its Career Development

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Human resource personnel are the vital position in an organization as they perform the role of a virtual bridge between the employees and the management. If they are efficient, and are doing their job efficiently, they can contribute greatly to an organization. And if they are dormant or dysfunctional, the organization can suffer greatly. Human resource professionals perform a wide variety of tasks and have varying degrees of responsibility depending on the industry in which they work the size of their employer, and many other factors.

Job Profile of a HR Professional

An HR executive is responsible for performing various roles such as supervision of recruitment, training and development, employee welfare, payroll, and finally and most importantly, increasing the energy level of the employees and boosting the employee morale. HR is also responsible for increasing the productivity of the employees over a long period of time.

This role deals with the various processes involved in recruitment, which translates into getting new manpower for the company. The HR recruitment executive will have to screen eligible candidates in the job portals, and then make calls to them and subsequently shortlist them for an interview. This position is target based and highly based on the business you can generate. Apart from the basic salary an HR recruitment executive is also entitled to commissions based on his performance. They will be getting about 5% to 15% commission for every recruitment he initiates when he starts performing consistently.



The candidates should have a Masters in MBA, specializing in HR. If a graduate then he should have at least 2 years of relevant work experience.

Skill Sets

Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, basic computer knowledge, and should have a good pleasing personality.


Candidates who have done some training in an HR-related field are greatly appreciated.

Prior Experience

Bachelor's degree holder candidates need to have at least 2 years of experience.
Employment outlook

Career Prospects

Recruitment is coming up in a big way so is the career prospect of the HR recruiters. These days an HR recruiter either recruits for their own company or on the behalf of other companies. Both ways, it is one of the most rewarding career prospects in the current market and the promotion opportunities in this field are very high too. This role is demanding and target based so the candidate should be very alert and vigilant all the time.


The compensation offered for this avenue of HR is $ 25K to $ 30K.

Concluding Paragraph

This is one of the most rewarding sectors to work in. Since the position of the HR recruitment executive is target based, this also promises to provide great opportunities to make huge commissions and incentives. All it needs is a little bit of dedication and hard work. There is immense opportunity to grow and develop your talents, skill sets and ultimately, your career.

Once you are familiarized with the complexities associated with this line of work and the basic nature of day-to-day work, you will have a lot that you can contribute for the betterment of yourself as well as the company. If your performance is outstanding you can be promoted in a short time span with immense growth opportunities. The path of career development in this field is very refined and defined. It involves a lot of hard work combined with a knack of being in the right place at the right time.

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