June 30th, 2014
The Most In-Demand HR Careers in 2014
Which HR Positions are In High Demand?
It’s no surprise that the demand for quality human resources professionals is rising. According to SHRM’s HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report, 70 percent of survey respondents said that their organization was hiring for HR Generalist positions, and more than 62 percent of companies with 25,000-plus employees said they were actively seeking help in their human resources departments. In addition to HR generalists, respondents also said that employment/recruitment and administrative were two functions that were in-demand in their own HR departments.
At Ajilon, we’ve also seen the need for talented HR professionals in a variety of positions in 2014. In addition to SHRM’s survey findings above, other high-demand positions include human resources director, HRIS analyst and compensation analyst. Those looking for HR careers are in luck, as candidates ultimately have the upper hand in a job market with such high needs. The most talented professionals – even those that appear to be comfortable at their current positions – can be easily poached if their career wants, needs and aspirations aren’t met by current employers.
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With HR Careers, Salary Must Meet Growing Demand
Did you know that dissatisfaction with salaries is one of the biggest drivers of employee turnover in today’s workforce? When it comes to your HR department, it’s important to retain top industry talent. Not only do the right cultural fit and non-monetary incentive programs matter to employees, but proper compensation and salary do as well. Without proper compensation, top HR professionals may leave your organization in the dust for a greener pasture elsewhere. To avoid that, we’ve put together this infographic that touts today’s most in-demand HR careers in the industry along with the proper salary range for these positions. As always, if you have questions about hiring your own HR team, or exploring different HR careers and opportunities, Ajilon is here to help.