Your Career in Human Resources

by Elizabeth Harmon
Posted: February 21, 2016

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If you like meeting and working with new people, then a career in Human Resources may be just for you.

There’s much more to a career in Human Resources than being a people person. You need to be positive, professional, motivated and level headed, especially in tough situations.

Human Resources is a fast growing career field, especially for females, who make up 67.4% of the industry in Australia. Overall, there are currently around 46,000 people employed within Human Resources across the country, with roughly 3,000 more vacancies expected to be filled by 2018.

Whether you work in a general Human Resources role, or specialise in a specific HR area or business sector, you’ll be making a big difference to the success of a business, as well as to individuals who are looking for their dream job.

If you’re looking to pursue a career in HR, take a look at this snapshot to discover more about the industry:

Human Resources infographic

Applying for roles in the Human Resources industry?


Elizabeth Harmon

Elizabeth Harmon

Elizabeth Harmon is an experienced Freelance Social Media Consultant based in the south of England. She works with a growing number of clients all around the world, showing businesses how to use social media more effectively and helping them to get the maximum benefit from it.

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