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Why an HR Degree Will Never Go To Waste

29 September 2016 By Vanessa

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One of Pioneer Pacific College’s (PPC) most sought after degrees is their Human Resources Management — Bachelor of Science Degree (HRM-BS) because of the job security and comfortable income a career in human resources can provide. This degree prepares a student for managing the operations of people within a company. Due to the high demand and need for talent management across all businesses, in both private and public sectors, your HR Management degree can help you add value to nearly any business!

The program at Pioneer Pacific College consists of training to practice strong communication skills, develop personnel policies, and implement procedures that make a company more unified and efficient. Students will learn to analyze, synthesize, and evaluate complex business situations. The best part is that PPC’s HRM-BS degree can be completed in just 3 years!

A HR Management degree can lead to many great and diverse opportunities within companies and industries of all sizes. Why? Nearly all business operations rely on a Human, as compared to 4 years or more at a traditional university. The median pay for a human resource manager in 2015 was $50.21 per hour or a median salary of $104,440 per year.

Resource Manager oversee the people, policies, and Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) within an organization. The responsibilities within any particular HR position may differ slightly, but will include responsibilities such as:

● Maximizing employee performance
● Implementing an employer’s strategic objectives
● Recruiting and hiring new team members
● Training and development for employees in new positions
● Regulating employee compensation and benefits
● Coordination of safety programs
● Act as a resource for policies, employee concerns, and disputes
● Industrial relations

If this type of work appeals to you, consider the areas in which human resource employment is estimated to grow between 2014 and 2024. Areas for human resource growth in Oregon include Central Oregon, Clackamas, East Cascades, Portland Metro, and Portland Tri-County. Across the country, position availability for human resource managers is projected to grow by 9%, a higher rate than average.

Take the first step in your new career today! Schedule a tour or request further information from a Pioneer Pacific Admissions Officer at 866-772-4636.

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