HR is an important function within a business regardless of size, industry, or location.

Having someone fully focused on one of your biggest assets (your staff) is invaluable! So, what are the major HR functions and responsibilities?

Major HR Functions

While the activities of your HR staff are wide-reaching, they are all focused on your employees. Your HR ensures that your employees are treated properly, and the employment is mutually beneficial for employee and employer. The five core functions are:

  • Staffing
  • Development
  • Compensation
  • Safety & Health
  • Labor Relations