Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Human Resources

Human Resources: General Questions Answered

Answers to HR questions
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Are you interested in basic information about human resources including a definition? Career planning, a career outlook and more? HR salaries, jargon, and acronyms are all covered to quickly answer your questions about the field, the jobs, and the services provided by HR.

Here are answers to some of the questions about human resources that are received most frequently in an email, and on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Here's hoping that the responses to these human resources questions will be useful to you, too.

What Does a Human Resources Professional Do?

The following are job descriptions for commonly found positions in Human Resources employment. Take a look and see if you can use these samples to assist you in developing your own job description or those of your staff. They also describe various positions in a career in HR for career seekers interested in what HR staff members do.

HR Questions About Degrees and Credentials

Do I have to go to college and get a degree to work in Human Resources?

Do I have to have some kind of certification to work in Human Resources?

HR Questions About Jobs and Careers

Want a Career in HR?

How to Find Jobs in Human Resources—Fast

Human Resources: Questions About Related Popular Topics

Need to Find a Specific Human Resources Topic?

How can I find out if a particular HR topic is covered in the HR section? The easiest way to determine if your topic is covered is to use the Search Box in the upper right-hand corner of each page. Search on the topic about which you seek information. You can also scroll through the topics listed in the left- hand column of any page.