Human Resources (HR) Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Human Resources (HR) Manager?

Human Resources (HR) Manager in New York:
"Challenging."
Pros: No two days are alike. You never know what is going to come up during the day.
Cons: Dealing with employees under stress due to personal &/or professional problems.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Lancaster:
"Making your company a better place, one person at a time."
Pros: The employees of our company are our most important asset. I enjoy working along side them; we learn, share and empower each other. Providing them with clear and consistent information is vital to their success. It builds the strong foundation of excellent employees who provide excellent customer service.
Cons: That I have 2 managers that treat me as beneath them and treat my private office as their own. The pay I'm currently receiving. I'm responsible for a large amount of important and crucial items, this pay seems unfitting for what I'm solely taking care of.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Tampa:
"Great to help."
Pros: The employees and helping them tax information.
Cons: To have to fire someone not a great feeling.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Brea:
"Perks of working as an HR Manager."
Pros: The biggest plus of working in HR is having the opportunity to work with people and being involved with their journey from initial recruitment, hiring, being the initial impression of the company and our culture, getting the opportunity to make them feel welcome to the new environment, assisting employees with whatever issues they have, observing the development of skills and knowledge and how each contribute their talents to the company and also being the last person they meet with during separations.
Cons: Some of my least favorite things about working in HR is having to be part of bearing the bad news to good/productive employee that they are being laid off due to downsizing.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Fort Lauderdale:
Pros:
Cons: My boss can be rude the way he speaks to me.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Tallahassee:
"Be invested in your employees' success and development."
Pros: I like most the flexibility and support of upper management. They allow me and my team to push the edge while providing the support and empowerment to design new approaches to solve problems. In addition they often sponsor personal development opportunities which they know will benefit the group and organization overall.
Cons: What I like least are hurdles to promoting employees. Sometimes it is challenging to demonstrate to people the value they bring to the team and the opportunities they need to take advantage of in order to get the proper exposure.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Salt Lake City:
Pros: Helping people grow.
Cons: Firing, even the bad ones.