How to find the perfect HR consultant
We all know that the HR landscape is changing fast.
With the rise of artificial intelligence, companies are looking to hire more data scientists and analysts.
And while there are plenty of candidates to choose from, they may be facing the same hurdles.
We’ve compiled some advice on how to find a perfect HR specialist.
Read moreHow to find an HR consultant in SingaporeWhen choosing a HR consultant, one of the first things to consider is their experience and experience with HR, according to the Singapore HR consulting firm, Lulu.
They recommend that the ideal candidate has at least a bachelor’s degree, a Master’s or PhD in human resource management, and experience working in a company that is located in Singapore.
“The key is experience, so that you have the knowledge and skills to handle HR,” says Lulu HR consultant Ayesha.
“It doesn’t matter if you are from India or Australia, if you have an MBA or a PhD in HR you can work with them.”
“The ideal candidate is someone who has been in HR for at least five years, and has experience in a variety of roles,” says Ayesra.
If you’re looking for a new HR specialist, it’s a good idea to look for someone with a broad range of skills.
“We’re looking at people who have a diverse range of experience, from marketing, to customer service, to sales and finance,” says Mr Jang, of Lulu’s HR consulting.
Read moreHow do I find the best HR consultant for my company?
Before you begin, look for a HR specialist who has at most a bachelor degree and a master’s in human resources management.
“If you are looking for someone who is in the finance or sales or finance and marketing departments, then you might want to look at someone who knows a lot about finance, or who knows about HR,” advises Mr Jeng.
“Otherwise, you might find someone who can handle finance and sales, and you will be able to work with a lot of HR professionals in a short amount of time,” he adds.
“In addition, you should have experience in HR in your background.”
The best HR consultants are generally responsible for a range of different roles, including project managers, HR staff, HR salespeople, and HR support staff, according the Singapore Human Resource Consulting Association.
“The ideal HR consultant is someone with experience in both finance and HR, who has also been involved in the business,” says the association’s HR consultant Kyoungmin Kim.
The perfect HR person is someone that has been involved with the business for at the very least five to 10 years, so they can handle HR staff and finance, according Mr Kim.
“They will be more knowledgeable and experienced in the specific areas,” he says.
“A good HR consultant should have the experience in all the areas they are going to work in.”
Lulu’s Hire Singapore website also offers some advice.
“Some HR consultants have a specific area of expertise, like marketing, or you might also want to check out HR, or HR, and Business Development, or business forms management,” says Ms Ayesa.
“Those are the areas where you can find a good HR specialist.”
Find the right HR consultant at your firmHow to get the best and the best of both worldsAt this stage, it may be best to hire someone from outside the HR consulting industry.
“Most HR consultants can be found through other career paths.
For example, a business or finance consultant might have an interest in social media and digital marketing, while an HR specialist might work in finance and have a more in-depth knowledge of HR management,” explains Mr Jung.
“So, if your company has a diverse workforce and you have a diversity of experience in your areas of expertise and where you are going, then hiring someone from the outside can help you find a suitable HR consultant.”
Read moreIf you’re interested in working with a HR professional, however, you may want to choose a consultant from within the HR industry.
These types of people are typically not as experienced in HR as the HR consultants listed above, but they can offer more experience in their area of focus, and the firm might be able offer better compensation.”HR professionals tend to be more experienced than consultants in their field, but if you look for people who are very well-rounded, they can help out,” says Haeju Kim, of Singapore’s HR consultancy Lulu, who advises prospective HR consultants on how best to approach a prospective HR professional.
“This will make the HR professional more effective at helping you find the right person for your HR needs.”
How to choose the best employer for HR professionalsIn Singapore, HR professionals work for a variety, including companies that are registered in the Small and Medium Enterprise Association (SME), as well as some private companies.
“Employers in Singapore are usually more experienced in their fields than other companies,” says Kyoungmook Kim, Lumi’s