Modern businesses are immensely complex. Business management and human resources organises the human element of businesses. They recruit employees, set goals and ensure they’re productive. Human Resources will be responsible for people’s wellbeing in the work place. People working in the sector enjoy working with people to get the most out of them. Business Management can mean a lot of stress and demands on your time, but for driven people with the required skills it can offer a path towards advancement.


    sales & marketing, sales & marketing, communication, teamwork, leadership, time management, adaptability, active listening, attention to detail, negotiation, education & training, decision making, data analysis & statistics, persuasion, initiative,

Key Facts

of surveyed companies prioritise attracting or retaining talant
see identifying skills required by the organisation as a key challenge
of surveyed companies saw leadership training as the most important area of training
of surveyed HR organisations plan to increase their spend on HR technology

Labour Market Information

Employment growth was strong for management consultants, business analysts & project managers and there is evidence that employers are finding it difficult to find suitable candidates.

The recovery in the economy has resulted in a stronger demand for HR managers and officers. Although shortages are not expected in the short term, there are signs of increased employment and growing demand for those with sector specific knowledge (e.g. finance).

Demand appears to relate primarily to the IT and financial sectors.

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