- Employee relations
- Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS)
- Labor relations
- Selection and placement
- Occupational safety
- Equal employment opportunity
- Diversity issues
- Policy development
- Financial institutions
- Hotel, restaurant, and retail chains
- Manufacturing firms
- Hospitals and healthcare organizations
- Educational institutions
- Employment and staffing agencies
- Professional employment organizations (PEOs)
- Other medium and large size organizations
- Nonprofit organizations
- Labor unions
- Federal government agencies including Department of Labor, Employment Security Commission, Bureau of Labor
- Local and state government agencies
Information & Strategies
- Develop strong computer skills, especially with spreadsheets and databases.
- Obtain internships in human resources.
- Develop presentation skills and conflict resolution abilities through coursework and activities.
- Cultivate strong analytical skills.
- Be willing to start in an entry-level human resources or benefits assistant position.
- Learn about Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and compliance.
- Earn a graduate degree to reach the highest levels of human resource management.
- Learn government application procedures. Complete a federal government internship program.