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Location:
Slough, Berkshire
Salary:
£13.00 per hour

Commuincations & HR Graduate

Parkside

My client is looking for an experienced HR Administrator/Coordinator to join them on an ongoing basis. The ideal candidate will have 1 – 2 years HR experience ideally with an interest within th

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Location:
Slough, Berkshire
Salary:
£13.00 per hour
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Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
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Location:
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

HR Graduate

MOTO HOSPITALITY

An opportunity has arisen to join our busy HR Department based in Toddington. Our Team is responsible for supporting all our site teams across the UK, and we want someone with a 'can do' attitude to come and join us. Main Purpose of Job: To provide admini

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Location:
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£22,000 per annum
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Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Leigh, Greater Manchester

HR Graduate Scheme

ABF UK Grocery

We’re really excited to be running a HR graduate scheme within our grocery businesses. Over 24 months, you’ll get the opportunity to spend 12 months in two different businesses, experiencing HR from both a supply chain/operations and commercial perspectiv

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16 Feb 2019
Location:
Leigh, Greater Manchester
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

HR Graduate

Whitehill Pelham

We are currently looking to source a Graduate who has an interest in entering the world of HR. The world of HR is a busy place, so you must thrive on being part of a busy team and have a high attention to detail. To be successful in this role you will be

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate HR Advisor

Page Personnel Finance

Graduate HR Advisor CIPD Peterborough Client Details Page Personnel are currently supporting a highly prestigious client based in Peterborough with the appointment of a Graduate HR Advisor. Description Working as part of a Regional HR team, this generalis

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Ongoing
Location:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Stone, Buckinghamshire
Salary:
£16,000 per annum

HR Graduate

Brampton Recruitment

An exciting opportunity for an HR Graduate has arisen with a highly successful company. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive organisation and to begin a successful career within a dynamic global business that offer excellent progression.

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Location:
Stone, Buckinghamshire
Salary:
£16,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Stone, Buckinghamshire
Salary:
£16,000 per annum

HR Graduate

Brampton Recruitment

An exciting opportunity for an HR Graduate has arisen with a highly successful company. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive organisation and to begin a successful career within a dynamic global business that offer excellent progression.

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Stone, Buckinghamshire
Salary:
£16,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum

Graduate HR Advisor

Page Personnel Finance

Graduate HR Advisor CIPD Peterborough Client Details Page Personnel are currently supporting a highly prestigious client based in Peterborough with the appointment of a Graduate HR Advisor. Description Working as part of a Regional HR team, this generalis

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£25,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Solihull, West Midlands

Graduate HR Analyst

Secure Trust Bank

We know that our people are our biggest investment and the Secure Trust Banking Group Human Resources Department provide support and expertise across our growing banking group, ensuring effective people strategies are in place to enable our fast growing b

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Location:
Solihull, West Midlands
Job type:
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Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Hatfield, Herefordshire
Salary:
£17,500 per annum

HR Graduate/Entry Level role

Resourcing4HR

Looking for that first step into HR having studied an HR degree or started the CPP /CIPD qualification? This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a small team of two other HR professionals. The successful applicant will develop their career in HR and

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Ongoing
Location:
Hatfield, Herefordshire
Salary:
£17,500 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
London, London
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

Graduate HR Job - £23K - FinTech - Amazing London Office

Anonymous

The business A world leading Fintech company using machine learning to automate currency trading. With offices in London, New York and Singapore this company has exploded onto the fintech scene, founded only 5 years ago they are already the 3rd largest cu

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
London, London
Salary:
£22,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary:
£10.00 - £12.00 per hour

HR Graduate

Hays

HR Graduate - Leading Gaming company - contract Your new company This gaming company are incredibly popular, as the leading brand within the industry my client attracts a very strong talent base and like-minded individuals who are dynamic, motivated and f

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary:
£10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum

HR Graduate

Whitehill Pelham

We are currently looking to source a Graduate who has an interest in entering the world of HR. The world of HR is a busy place, so you must thrive on being part of a busy team and have a high attention to detail. To be successful in this role you will be

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Ongoing
Location:
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary:
£20,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Rossett, Clwyd

Kerry Foods 2019 HR Graduate Programme

Kerry Group

We're Kerry Foods A leading name in the global food industry, and a distinctly individual business. We're home to incredible brands, brilliant people and big ambitions. Our products, many of which are household favourites, are eaten by millions of people

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Rossett, Clwyd
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary:
£10.00 - £12.00 per hour

HR Graduate

Hays

HR Graduate - Leading Gaming company - contract Your new company This gaming company are incredibly popular, as the leading brand within the industry my client attracts a very strong talent base and like-minded individuals who are dynamic, motivated and f

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Ongoing
Location:
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary:
£10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Weybridge, Surrey

Associate HR Manager - Graduate scheme

Procter & Gamble

Do you have a deep understanding of how to develop people and lead organization change to improve business results? Do you have a passion to drive growth with our business leaders? Are you ready to build employee engagement so that they can bring their be

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Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Weybridge, Surrey
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
London,
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

Graduate HR Job - £23K - FinTech - Amazing London Office

Anonymous

The business A world leading Fintech company using machine learning to automate currency trading. With offices in London, New York and Singapore this company has exploded onto the fintech scene, founded only 5 years ago they are already the 3rd largest cu

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Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
London,
Salary:
£22,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Hatfield, Herefordshire
Salary:
£17,500 per annum

HR Graduate/Entry Level role

Resourcing4HR

Looking for that first step into HR having studied an HR degree or started the CPP /CIPD qualification? This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a small team of two other HR professionals. The successful applicant will develop their career in HR and

View Job >
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Hatfield, Herefordshire
Salary:
£17,500 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Leigh, Greater Manchester

HR Graduate Scheme

ABF UK Grocery

We’re really excited to be running a HR graduate scheme within our grocery businesses. Over 24 months, you’ll get the opportunity to spend 12 months in two different businesses, experiencing HR from both a supply chain/operations and commercial perspectiv

View Job >
Expiry date:
Ongoing
Location:
Leigh, Greater Manchester
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£22,000 per annum

HR Graduate

MOTO HOSPITALITY

An opportunity has arisen to join our busy HR Department based in Toddington. Our Team is responsible for supporting all our site teams across the UK, and we want someone with a 'can do' attitude to come and join us. Main Purpose of Job: To provide admini

View Job >
Expiry date:
16 Feb 2019
Location:
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Salary:
£22,000 per annum
Job type:
Graduate job
Contract type:
Contract
Industry:
HR
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Helping you find a career in the HR industry

Human Resources (HR) exists to find, hire, develop and retain the best people for a business, ensuring their wellbeing whilst they’re employed and diplomatically resolving any legal or personal issues that might come up during their employment.

It’s an industry that’s all about people, so its employees need to have the right balance of compassion and emotional intelligence, whilst still being fully aware of the business’s commercial objectives.

Areas within HR include recruitment, learning and development, change management, Workplace Health and Safety (WHS), Industrial Relations (IR), workforce planning and organisational development.

A high level of professionalism is required at all times from those in HR – there is a certain level of responsibility as a role model taken on by those who choose to work in this area.


Skills & interests required for a career in HR
Working with people is an integral part of HR, so you will definitely need skills in communication and teamwork. These skills are essential to effectively manage the personnel needs of both your team and your wider employer. As conflict management may also be central to your HR role, skills in this area are also beneficial.

Graduates looking to move into HR need to be highly organised and responsible, and must enjoy working with people.

Most degrees will equip you with the above, but aside from these distinct skills you will also need a good knowledge of business if you are to get a job in HR. You should also be of good character, in order to represent the business both internally and to outside organisations.

Being successful in HR is largely down to your personality, but many degrees with also equip you with the skills required. Communication, presentation and organisation are all skills that are essential in this field.
- Ability to Work Under Pressure
- Communication
- Presentation Skills
- Teamwork
Graduate schemes & other typical career progression routes in HR
Many large organisations will run graduate schemes with an HR stream. These schemes will last approximately two years and are your best chance of progressing quickly within a team to become an HR Manager. Employers will not usually require a specific degree for an HR role, with any business or humanities-related degree providing you will the soft skills that you’ll need. There are also a number of entry level roles, for which you should apply directly to the company you are interested in. The majority of employers will look for an upper second-class (2:1) undergraduate degree.

Career progression in HR is fairly straightforward, although it will of course vary between larger and smaller organisations. You’re likely to start as an HR administrator, before becoming an HR assistant or HR officer. Moving up in your career, you could eventually become an HR manager or HR director.

Of course, these roles are general and do not account for the specialisms that you will find within HR if you work in a large organisation – roles such as HR recruitment partner, for example, focus on one specific area, and fall within the wide spectrum of senior level positions within the HR department.

In general HR careers progress quickly, with most of those working in this area receiving promotions or moving to higher level roles within other companies after a couple of years - meaning that you can reach seniority whilst only a few years into your career.

Whatever company you’re in, you’ll be expected to take on further training to ensure your skills and “people” knowledge is up to date. Professional qualifications, which you can take whilst working, are run by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). You may be able to persuade your employer to support you in gaining these qualifications. Qualifications in counselling, coaching and mentoring, employee engagement or talent management could give you the opportunity for further career progression.
Tips for getting into the field
It’s important to know exactly what employers are looking for when you’re applying for roles.

Obviously, a personable nature and willingness to see the positive in any given situation are both hugely important.

There are also a large number of general, non-industry-related things that you can do to put yourself in a good position to start applying for jobs. These include:

  • Tailoring your CV for each specific role - making sure you focus on previous experience and relevant skills
  • Applying for internships and/or work experience – this is a no-brainer: as well as ensuring that you’ve experienced the field before you start applying for jobs within it, it’ll show that you’re committed and allow you to start acquiring the practical skills you’ll need in your future job
  • Take on similar roles – for example as an HR assistant or similar, during holidays or whilst you apply for higher-level roles right after graduation
  • See what the top companies in the field require – start by looking for case studies from the big firms, and note what backgrounds and skills their current employees have
  • Use your contacts – university professors, those you met on work experience, people you can approach through social media or LinkedIn – they’re all potentially the stepping stone to your next role, and they might very well be happy to help you
How much can graduates earn in HR?
HR Directors are paid well, with some paid over £100,000 after only a few years in the industry. This pay-off comes with experience, though – your salary within an HR department is likely to start at around £24,000, going up to £30,000 relatively quickly and progressing from there.

Here are the average salaries for some HR roles:

HR administrator – £19,611
HR assistant – £20,147
HR officer – £24,460
HR adviser – £26,808
HR manager – £35,423
HR business partner – £40,389
HR director – £68,281
What qualifications do I need for a career in HR?
Graduates with many different degrees work in HR. You will usually be expected to have a 2:1 (or higher) undergraduate degree. Degrees popular with those working in HR and recruitment include:

  • Humanities

  • History

  • English

  • Management

  • Business

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