Resume Keywords for HR

Job-Specific Keywords and Resume Competencies for Human Resources

Most employers require human resources professionals (generalists, practitioners) to have most of these competencies in order to be successful in a senior human resources or executive role. We provide you a ready list of these resume keywords, select those core competencies from the list below that are applicable to your particular background and build them into your resume to win interviews and influence decisions.

  • Benefits and Compensation
  • Collective Agreement
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Employee Assistance and Wellness
  • Employer Value Proposition
  • Executive Development
  • Executive Sponsorship / Influencing
  • Grievance and Arbitration
  • HR Policy Development and Execution
  • Human Resource Administration
  • Human Resource Systems / Technology
  • Industrial Relations 
  • Payroll Administration
 
  • Performance Management
  • Job Analysis / Development
  • Lawsuit Settlement Assistance
  • Merger and Acquisition
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Organizational Development
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Resources Planning / Budgeting
  • Risk Management
  • Settlement Negotiations
  • Succession Planning
  • Talent Development / Retention
  • Training and Development
  • Workers’ Compensation Administration
 

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