Human Resources and Recruitment Officers

(NOC 1223)


  • A university degree or college diploma in a field related to personnel management such as business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology or completion of a professional development program in personnel administration is usually required.
  • Certification as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) may be required.
  • Some experience in a clerical or administrative position related to personnel administration may be required.

  • Progression to specialist and management positions is possible with experience.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Identify current and prospective staffing requirements
Co-ordinate and participate in selection and examination boards to evaluate candidates
Prepare and post notices and advertisements
Notify applicants of results of selection process and prepare job offers
Collect and screen applicants
Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures
Advise job applicants on employment requirements and terms and conditions of employment
Negotiate settlements of appeals and disputes and co-ordinate termination of employment process
Recruit graduates of colleges, universities and other educational institutions
Supervise personnel clerks performing filing, typing and record-keeping duties

Useful Secondary School Subjects


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):
Human Resources Management Studies (Part-time) Certificate; Online
Bachelor of Commerce (Strategic Human Resources Management) (Honours) Bachelor; Honours
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

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

Related Program(s):
Human Resource Management (BComm) Bachelor
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 January 26, 2022