What's it like to be a Human Resources Director?
Human Resource Directors oversee the HR department’s day-to-day operations, from recruitment, training programs, payroll, benefits, and performance appraisals. Additionally, they ensure that the company complies with local laws and DOLE guidelines. They typically work in an office environment, working closely with HR managers and senior leadership.
Tasks and duties
- Developing HR processes with regard to recruitment, compensation, and benefits.
- Planning training programs.
- Designing performance appraisal systems.
- Ensuring adherence and compliance with local labor laws.
- Overseeing all HR activities and initiatives.
- Leading in the execution of HR strategies.
How to become a Human Resources Director
To become a Human Resources Director, you need a combination of qualifications and experience.
Graduate with a bachelor degree in HR Management, Business Administration, Behavioral Science, or Psychology.
Seek 5 to 10 years of experience in an HR Management role.
Get familiarized with the Labor Code of the Philippines.
Attain SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management-Certified Professional) or SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management-Senior Certified Professional) certification.
After gaining experience as an HR Director, consider progressing to a role such as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) or VP of Human Resources.