Business Management & Human Resources


Modern businesses are immensely complex. Business management and human resources organises the human element of businesses. They recruit employees, set goals and ensure they’re productive. Human Resources will be responsible for people’s wellbeing in the work place. People working in the sector enjoy working with people to get the most out of them. Business Management can mean a lot of stress and demands on your time, but for driven people with the required skills it can offer a path towards advancement.


  • communication
  • active listening
  • data analysis & statistics
  • decision making
  • education & training
  • adaptability
  • initiative
  • leadership
  • negotiation
  • persuasion
  • attention to detail
  • problem solving
  • sales & marketing
  • sales & marketing
  • teamwork
  • time management

Key Facts

About This Sector

Labour Market & Jobs

Employment growth was strong for mgt. consultants, bus. analysts & project managers and there is evidence that employers are finding it difficult to find suitable candidates. Demand appears to relate primarily to the IT and financial sectors.

Employment in professional, scientific and technical activities reached 135,800 in Q4 2018, meaning 6.0% of people employed were working in the sector. Most of this employment was in the legal, accounting, architectural and engineering fields. With scientific activities, research and development, advertising and management consultancy making up the remaining portion.

Current Jobs