What HR Skills Are HR Employers Looking For In A Junior Position? | FAQs

2 minutes   |  TALENT MANAGEMENT

Are you aspiring to step into a career in the HR industry but want to make sure you’re equipped for those interviews? What HR skills are HR employers looking for in a junior position?

According to John Wilter, Head Tutor for the University of Cape Town Human Resource Management online short course, employers want to find somebody who understands and can be responsible for some of the administrative burden that Human Resource Management oversees, and that demonstrates potential in the HR skills set.

Find out more about some of the key skills employers are looking for when hiring someone to fill a junior role in this short video.

Transcription

Regarding an HR junior position, what employees are looking for: somebody who understands our labour laws intimately, and can comply with all the legislation in terms of reports and submissions that need to be done monthly, quarterly, annually. So, we’re looking at somebody who understands and can take away all of the administrative burden that Human Resource Management has, and that is a competence well worth developing.