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Careers in human resources

Help organizational projects succeed by better incorporating human resources factors. Give advice and help implement better HR practices in companies. Learn about career options in human resources management.

Examples of positions

Positions and related tasks vary according to the area of expertise and the university level achieved.


  • Advisor – Organizational Development
  • Advisor – Training and Development
  • Advisor – Change Management, Organizational Development and Quality of Life in the Workplace
  • HR Business Partner


  • Headhunter
  • Advisor – Talent Acquisition
  • Advisor – Recruitment
  • Coordinator – University Recruitment


  • Labour Relations Arbitrator
  • Conciliator
  • Union Advisor
  • Mediator
  • Negotiator
  • Labour Relations Specialist


  • Senior Analyst - Benefits and Compensation
  • Advisor – Compensation and HRIS
  • Senior Advisor – Pension Plan
  • Senior Advisor – Employee Benefit Plans


  • Senior Analyst – Disability and Wellness Management
  • Advisor – Workplace Attendance Management
  • Advisor – Occupational Prevention, Health and Safety
  • HRM Advisor – Occupational Quality of Life, Health and Safety

Positions available with a bachelor’s (BBA) (in French only)


Complementary Specializations

These professionals sometimes have other expertise.

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Study programs

HEC Montréal offers a wide variety of programs in human resources from the graduate to post-graduate levels: bachelor’s, certificates, short programs, specialized graduate diplomas, master’s and doctorates.

Continuing Education

HEC Montréal’s Executive Education offers numerous short training programs in human resources management.


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