HR Jobs Pulse Survey

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​The HR Jobs Pulse Survey examines hiring trends in the HR profession as well as HR professionals’ faith in their own job security and ability to find work e​​lsewhere. It is based on the responses of HR professionals at early career, mid-career, senior and executive levels. Their functions of HR work include, but are not limited to, HR generalists, administrative, benefits, compensation, employee relations, employment/recruitment and human resource information systems.


HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report (Summer 2016)
Hiring remains flat for human resource positions compared with a year ago, but confidence in the
stability of the profession has increased slightly, particularly among those who have just embarked on
their HR careers, according to the Summer 2016 HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report.

HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report (Summer 2015)
Confidence remains high in the stability of the human resource profession, and although job opportunities have been flat since the start of 2015, there is increased faith among HR professionals that they can land new jobs in their field, if necessary, according to the Summer 2015 HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report.  

HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report (December 2014)
Job opportunities in human resources have improved in the past year, and that may explain why the majority of HR professionals say they are confident they could land a new job in their field if needed, according to the newest HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report.

​Results from the January 2014 HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report show that more than one-third of HR professionals will likely seek new jobs in the near future, and many in the profession have concerns about stability in their current position.

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