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Human Resource Advisers provide staffing and personnel administration services in support of an organisation's human resource policies and programs.


  • arrange for advertising of job vacancies, interviewing and testing of applicants, and selection of staff
  • maintains personnel records and associated human resource information systems
  • provides advice and information to management on workplace relations policies and procedures, staff performance and disciplinary matters
  • arrange the induction of staff and provide information on conditions of service, salaries and promotional opportunities
  • receive and record job vacancy information from employers such as details about job description, wages and conditions of employment
  • provide information on current job vacancies in the organisation to employers and job seekers
  • undertakes negotiations on terms and conditions of employment, and examines and resolves disputes and grievances
  • studies and interprets legislation, awards, collective agreements and employment contracts, wage payment systems and dispute settlement procedures
  • develops, plans and formulates enterprise agreements or collective contracts such as productivity-based wage adjustment procedures, workplace relations policies and programs, and procedures for their implementation
  • oversees the formation and conduct of workplace consultative committees and employee participation initiatives.


  • stressful.

To become a Human Resource Adviser

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Building Relationships

  • Performance Management

  • Employee Relations Monitoring

  • Workers' Compensation

  • Stakeholder Management

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