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Human Resources and Industrial Relations » Career Opportunities

Studying Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations can lead to a wide range of roles where you will have to manage people, develop strategic business plans and respond to complex problems. However, you will be especially prepared to enter into Human Resource Management roles.

Human Resources and Industrial Relations can lead into the following careers

Management Consultant

Management consultants help organisations to solve issues, create value, maximise growth and improve business performance.
Management Consultant

Human Resources Officer/Human Resources Manager

Human resources officers and human resources managers are responsible for staff and personnel matters in an organisation, including recruitment and selection, health and safety, conditions of employment and staff training.
Human Resources Officer/Human Resources Manager

Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment consultants help match people with jobs. They work with candidates (people looking for work) and clients (employers looking for people to work for them).
Recruitment Consultant

Career Consultant

Career consultants assist individuals and groups with their career decision-making, and may assist with an individual's self-development and job search.
Career Consultant

Trainer

Trainers plan and provide practical training courses for employees of businesses, government or other organisations.
Trainer

Training and Development Manager

Training and development managers examine the needs of organisations and identify the learning and training solutions that will meet those needs and produce measurable results.
Training and Development Manager

Warehouse Manager

A warehouse manager supervises a product storage facility or distribution centre.
Warehouse Manager

Employment Lawyer

Employment lawyers provide strategic advice on New Zealand employment law.
Employment Lawyer

Sawmill Manager

Sawmill managers organise and control the production of timber products in a sawmill.
Sawmill Manager

Project Manager

Project managers manage projects for one or more organisations, usually with the purpose of initiating or improving an aspect of business.
Project Manager

Bank Manager

Bank managers are responsible for the overall development and performance of their branch and staff, ensuring quality service, business growth and profitability targets.
Bank Manager