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Using Your Resources: The Importance of a Human Resources Manager

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Adult Education, Business Management, Human Resources, Lifestyle

By Esperanza Poquiz Edited by Jul DeGeus

Human Resources (HR) Managers play an important part in creating a work environment for employees. After all, your work atmosphere has a large effect on your performance. An HR Manager ensures that employees are treated fairly and fulfill the requirements of their roles.

One of the duties of an HR manager is to motivate their employees and place them into positions that best suit them. HR Managers also help companies develop training modules to better equip their staff members for the changing demands of business. Additionally, they can oversee the company workforce is on track to meet their business objectives on time. Below are a few more tasks it takes to be an HR Manager:

  • Organize administrative events
  • Monitor to determine the needs of staff
  • Establish performance issues and set goals to correct them
  • Take care of human resource issues, including sexual harassment, equal opportunities and discrimination
  • Supervise employee relations, unions, collective bargaining, payroll, benefits and compensation
  • Resolve disputes and administer disciplinary actions
  • Assist departments with hiring processes

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics job outlook, employment of Human Resources Managers is projected to grow faster than the average of all occupations, with 9% from the years of 2014 – 2024. With organizations expanding and new companies developing, HR Managers will be needed to oversee and administer their programs. (1)

                Requirements to become an HR Manager are typically a bachelor’s degree and some work experience. If this has sparked your interest in becoming an HR Manager, a great place to start is by looking into our business programs offered at Centura College.

About Centura College

Centura College has been part of an organization dedicated to helping men and women develop careers since 1969. By training working adults in healthcare, technology, business, legal studies and trades, they connect communities with some of the fastest growing career fields in today’s marketplace. The school offers professional facilities, knowledgeable instructors, day or evening classes, job placement assistance and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). To learn more, visit www.CenturaCollege.edu or like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/centura.edu.


  1. “Summary.”U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, n.d. Web. 11 May 2017.

5 Business Management Bloggers You Need to Follow

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Business Management

 5 Business Management Bloggers You Need to Follow

Business Management Bloggers | Centura College

5 Business Management Blogs You Need to Follow!

There’s no shortage of Business Management Bloggers sharing content online these days. Quality content, on the other hand, can be a little harder to find. To help you sift through the clutter, we’ve identified a handful of business management bloggers that help business minds stay sharp, focused and full of new ideas.

Of course, if know of any others, feel free to share them and leave a link in the comments section! All comments are moderated, so please only leave quality links to quality sites that add value to this blog and discussion! …Read More Here

What’s the Current Job Market Look Like for Business Management Professionals?

Posted by on May 21, 2014 in Business Management

What’s the Current Job Market Look Like for Business Management Professionals?

Business Management Professionals | Centura College

Earn a Business Management Degree and Increase Your Career Options!

In tough times and tough economies, having employment options is crucial to ensuring job security. The best way to ensure that you have plenty of options is to make sure you have the educational and training credentials that are in demand.  If you do not have those credentials, then maybe it’s time to upgrade your educational qualifications and earn an associate or bachelor’s degree in business management.  Completing a business management program and earning a college degree can open many possible career paths that are not currently available to you. …Read More Here

Think You’re Cut Out for a Business Management Degree? Take This Quiz

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Business Management

The Business Management Degree Quiz

Business Management Degree Quiz | Centura College

Is a Degree in Business Management Right for You?

Deciding which degree to seek from an accredited college can be a momentous decision. Money, time and energy will be expended while earning credits toward a degree completion program. While many attractive degree choices abound, some possible careers seem to beckon a student more than others because of natural aptitude, acquired skill sets or personality strengths. A Business Management Degree may effectively suit those aptitudes, skill sets and innate personality qualifications. The best way to find out if Business Management will be a good fit is for the student to check out the program requirements, examine the career choices available after successfully completing the degree and take stock to see if genuine interest in the field exists. …Read More Here

10 Facebook Pages to Follow About Business Management

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Business Management

10 Facebook pages you should follow about Business Management

Top 10 Facebook Pages to follow about Business Management | Centura College

Top 10 Facebook Pages about Business Management

For students pursuing a business management degree, it might sometimes feel like the homework never ends. Social media diversions can deliver the break they need. Browsing Facebook and chattering with old high school friends isn’t necessarily productive, though. Here is a list of 10 Facebook pages that will help students take a break from studies without suffering the guilt of spending hours surfing aimlessly and being unproductive. …Read More Here

Business Degree Program Newport News Graduates

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Business Management

Future Business Leaders of Hampton Roads – Business Degree Program Graduates from Centura College Newport News

Business Degree Program Centura College

Centura College Business Degree Students Write an Actual Business Plan

The graduating students in the Business Degree Program at Centura College, Newport News campus write a professional business plan as their capstone course. It represents 18 months of business instruction and finalizes their academic training. Business plans have a 6-part development process and 5 sections which include a written statement that describes the nature of the business, the target market, the advantages the business will have in relation to competition, and the resources and qualifications of the owners. …Read More Here