Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

7 Qualities of HR Manager

July 1, 2022

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Run Savuth


What is HRM/HR?

Human Resource Management(HRM/HR) is the practice of recruiting, hiring, deploying, and managing an organization’s employees. HR functions comprise planning & recruiting, training & development, compensation, safety, employee relation, and research.

The person who manages the plan, employee recruitment, and directs the administrative functions of an organization is called the Human Resource Manager.   

7 Qualities of HR Manager

1. Be a great communicator

To become a successful HR manager in a company or organization, you must first be good at interacting with people. You should have clear communication skills to communicate with employees better; for instance, when conflict arises between manager and employees, the HR managers should assist both sides in finding peaceful solutions between two parties.

2. Be good at organizing and multitasking

HR managers handle payroll and benefits for community service projects. The most successful HR managers are organized, able to track deadlines, and manage multiple payrolls. 

3. Negotiation skills

Negotiation circumstances happen when the two-party disagree on a solution, a contract, or the goal of a project. Thus, HR managers should use their negotiation skills to facilitate those two parties to come together and establish an agreement.

4. Conflict management skills

Workplace conflicts occur everywhere, and every unaddressed conflict wastes about eight hours of company time in gossip and other unproductive activities. So, understanding workplace conflicts can help HR managers solve the problems before or after the conflict happen. 

5. Decision-making skills

To give an illustration, during the recruitment process when the HR manager decides whether new employees suit the company or not. 

6. Being an ethical HR leader

This means HR managers must be trustworthy and show integrity in all situations. In addition, they should manage employees' personal information, so that they can feel secure and confidential. 

7. Be good at personality

This should be worthy for HR managers to have a good personality. It means a good personality HR manager should be well-organized, a great negotiator, multi-tasker, a good communicator, enthusiastic, enjoy challenges, can deal with conflict easily, have empathy, and so on.

In short, there are lots of personality traits of HR managers. With many things happening in a day’s work, they need to enjoy those tasks. Although it may seem hard to become an HR manager, it’s also a rewarding role that will enable them to feel valued and able to help others within their role and help a whole company to grow up. 

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