Countless chief executives say the secret to their companies' success is people. Without qualified and properly trained employees who are satisfied with their employment experience, few companies can thrive for long. Working in human resource management is all about the people side of business success.

A major in human resource management prepares you for positions in almost every business, government agency, and civic enterprise. Regardless of the title, the career involves a common activity—leading employees and coworkers toward common goals, worker empowerment, and creating quality production and services.

A short list of job titles include:

  • human resources administrator or manager
  • staffing manager
  • branch manager
  • human resources analyst
  • organizational performance manager
  • personnel administrator or director
  • training manager
  • recruiter
  • compensation analyst
  • employee relations manager