Key industries back in full swing - HR in Ireland!

Key industries back in full swing - HR in Ireland!


Did you know that one of the key industries back in full swing is the HR Industry in Ireland? Furthermore the number of HR jobs in Waterford being advertised are growing month on month.


Human resources is a core component of every business, attracting and retaining key employees has never been more important and is on the rise across all sectors in Ireland. Human resources specialists are responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing new employees. They may also handle employee relations, payroll, training and development. Human resources managers plan, direct and coordinate the administrative functions of an organisation. According to a recent article by CPL the most in demand HR jobs include: Talent Acquisition, Rewards Specialists, Learning and Development, Organisational Design and Data Analytics.  Click here to see some Waterford HR jobs at the moment.

How to break in and plan for a Career in HR

HR is a professional career that demands integrity, confidentiality and a high level of interpersonal skills. Increasingly, for a successful career in HR, you will also need business management, finance, and accounting training and experience when possible. So either if you are a career changer it is highly possible to add on HR skills should you have a good business foundation or alternatively if starting out in your first career you must be prepared to develop a thorough all round business knowledge and work your way up towards those longer term HR career ambitions.  There are excellent HR courses in Waterford available, in particular the Pitman Training Waterford HR Administrator Diploma provides you with a broad range of skills, including understanding the principles of HR, Payroll and advanced IT skills. It is ideal for those who want to take on an Administrator role within the HR department of an organisation and then possibly take your career into a specialist area such as employment law, payroll or training and development.

Your prospective earnings from a Career in HR

Salaries for non-management positions range from €25-35K per annum and for HR Management roles they average at about €47,676 click here for details. 

Start now and get researching what skills and training you need

The Pitman Training team at our Waterford training centre in the IDA Industrial Park can work with you to help you best choose your career path and offer guidance and advice on how to reach your goals. If the path you are aiming for involves a refresh of a skill-set or brand new training they are on-hand for any advice you may need such as relevant courses, CV or interview skills. Our training programmes are flexible and at times to work around each student so training can easily fit in around current work or family commitments. Students can train part-time, full-time, evenings, weekends and from home.

For information on our range of HR training courses Waterford Pitman Training has to offer in areas such as Secretarial, Office Management courses and Executive PA courses  or information on our Medical Secretary training, Legal secretary, Accounting Technician courses, Bookkeeping and Finance training, Management courses, IT Courses, Programming courses, tech training, graphic design courses and many more contact us today or call us 051 574 136 /FREEPHONE 1800 532 632, email [email protected] or WhatsApp 087 396 0854.




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