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Occupational Skills Award


The Human Resource Management Occupational Skills Award is designed to increase the ability to succeed in an emerging and evolving work environment. The curriculum assists students’ understanding of the scope of human resources management and the requirements for success. Completion of this award in Human Resource Management enhances the opportunity for entry employment as well as advancement in a career. Potential areas of employment include management assistants and specialists in compensation, recruitment, benefits, training and development, staffing, strategic HR management, risk management, labor relations, and others. Examples of job titles include management assistants and specialists in recruitment; recruitment and retention specialist; staffing specialist; trainer; employee development specialist; leadership development specialist; organizational development (OD) specialist; compensation and administrative services specialist; benefits analyst; compensation specialist; performance management specialist; employee advocate; and labor relations specialist; safety officer; risk management specialist; and OSHA specialist. This award is designed to lead to the more advanced awards of Certificate of Achievement and AS degree in Human Resources through completion of the stackable awards of Business Education Core and Business Education Foundations certificates.

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