Human Resources Consultants

(NOC 1121)

Career Description

Human resources professionals develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations policies, programs and procedures and advise managers and employers on human resources matters.

Duties May Include

Plan, develop, implement and evaluate human resources and labour relations strategies including policies, programs and procedures to address an organization's human resource requirements

Advise managers and employees on the interpretation of human resources policies, compensation and benefit programs and collective agreements

Negotiate collective agreements on behalf of employers or workers, mediate labour disputes and grievances and provide advice on employee and labour relations

Research and prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, salary scales and competency appraisal measures and systems

Plan and administer staffing, total compensation, training and career development, employee assistance, employment equity and affirmative action programs

Manage programs and maintain human resources information and related records systems

Hire and oversee training of staff

Co-ordinate employee performance appraisal programs

Research employee benefit and health and safety practices and recommend changes or modifications to existing policies.

Examples of Titles

Employee Relations Officer
Human Resources Consultant
Union Representative
Wage Analyst

Where They Work

Human resources professionals are employed throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management Bachelor; Honours
Commerce Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Human Resources Management) Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration - Human Resources Diploma; Co-op; Online; Advanced
Business Administration - Human Resources Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Human Resource Management (BComm) Bachelor; Co-op
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University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Administration (Human Resources Management) Bachelor; Co-op
Business Administration (Human Resources Management) Bachelor; Honours
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Modified on April 07, 2022