YOUR CAREER IN
Human resource specialists manage recruitment, employment contracts, induction and general employee welfare. HR staff in the forest industry often have a large input into employee health and safety, and other training programmes, critical in such a safety conscious industry.
$50,000 – $120,000
Absence from home
A tertiary qualification in human resource management or related field will be valuable.
HR managers need to be well-organised, effective administrators, but also very good at dealing with people at all levels within an organisation. Knowledge of relevant employment and health and safety legislation is essential.
In large companies, the HR manager is often a key member of the corporate management team, so there is definitely potential for ambitious HR personnel to move into other management roles.