Human resources and recruitment officers identify and advertise job vacancies, recruit candidates, and help select and reassign employees. In forest products companies, human resources officers are involved in activities in areas like working practices, recruitment, pay, employment conditions, negotiating with external suppliers, and ensuring equality and diversity are in balance at the workplace.
To become a human resources professional, you will need to earn a university degree or college diploma in a field related to personnel management like business administration, industrial relations, commerce or psychology. Another option is to complete a professional development program in personnel administration. Some of the more successful people in this field are Certified Human Resources Professionals (CHRPs).