Career options in human resource management (HRM) are being considered as a smart job field in the modern world. However, its popularity and field in Bangladesh can be said to be completely new. In line with the modern world, the demand for this profession is increasing day by day in Bangladesh.
In order to make proper use of the performance of the employees of the organization, emphasis is being laid on the ‘Human Resource Management department in the private as well as government organizations. Because the success of an organization largely depends on the human resource management of that organization.
The concept of “human resources” is quite modern, even in the early part of the last century the employees of any organization were not seen as “resources”. They were just workers, their first and foremost job was to obey the orders of high-ranking officials. Gradually, as companies expanded at home and abroad, they realized that it was their employees who were responsible for maintaining this expansion. The manpower of an organization is its biggest asset.
It was from this realization that the concept of “human resource development” was introduced. The companies opened a branch called “Personnel Administration” to manage and care for their human resources, which later became known as the “Human Resource Department (HRD)”. Employees in companies in the modern world can easily share new ideas with their superiors and the company also provides various training and other facilities for the development of these creative people.
HRD started its journey in Bangladesh 15/20 years ago with the help of various multinational companies. Many Bangladeshi nationals are currently working as HRD Heads of these companies. In order to survive in competition with multinational companies, domestic companies are also rapidly launching human resource development branches, which has created attractive employment opportunities.
Type of work
Regardless of the business scope of the organization, the type of work of the employees in the human resource management department is almost the same. The officers of this department play an important role in any organization. The main task of human resource management work is to preserve the manpower of their respective organizations and their detailed information and to present appropriate information to the top officials of the organization.
As a result, those working in the human resource management department are considered important and even respected by the authorities and officers, and employees of the organization. Therefore, the demand for the youth of Bangladesh to work in this field is increasing day by day. From departmental recruitment, transfer, promotion, training, development of the organization, determination of the scope of work of the employees to the institutional benefits of the employees which they get from the organization such as – annual leave, provident fund, retirement allowance, salary, bonus, etc. Officers.
The work of this department is to evaluate the work of the employees and reward the skilled workers for creating motivation for their work as well as giving proper advice to those who are neglected in the workplace.
Those who want to enter this profession must have some basic qualifications. Educational Qualifications Must be a minimum graduation pass. Although degree holders in business education and HRM are predominant, those who have passed from other departments can come into this profession. In addition to the candidate’s educational qualifications, leadership qualities, patience, good manners, problem-solving skills, and ideas about the country’s labor law are given utmost importance.
A Human Resource Development Officer must have good communication skills and the ability to understand the psychological state of others. A career of a Human Resource Development Officer has to be acceptable and trustworthy to everyone. The staff of this department has to have proper knowledge about the culture of their organization and manage human resources accordingly.
Initial pay structure:
As an entry-level officer in the human resource management department, your salary may be a minimum of Rs 15,000, along with other benefits. The next promotion will depend on your work skills and experience.
What kind of organization can work in?
Before entering the human resource management profession, one should have a good idea about the organizations that have this department. Generally, large domestic and multinational companies have the full scope of this department. The department has a wide range of operations, especially in garment factories, banks, media houses, pharmaceutical companies, publishing houses, NGOs, telecommunications, and industrial establishments.
Although there is no human resource development department in the government institutions till now, the work related to human resource development is being done in various departments like ‘Training’ / ‘Statistics’ / ‘Planning’. The policies of these departments are formulated by the Ministry of Public Administration and approved by the government.
Education and training:
HRM is taught in BBA, MBA courses in various public and private universities in Bangladesh. In addition, PGDHRM (Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management) degree can be obtained from various institutions. Currently, many employers take this degree very seriously. Some of the organizations that offer this training are:
- Bangladesh Institute of Management, Sobhanbagh, Mirpur, Dhaka
- Bangladesh Institute of Human Resource Management, Farmgate, Dhaka
- Institute of Personal Management, Farmgate,
This training lasts for six to nine months. The educational qualification for admission in these is a minimum graduation pass.
Human resource management is a very lucrative profession, and it is relatively easy to prepare for it. However, before starting a job in any organization, it is vital to know well about the organization. Your timely decision will open the door to modern jobs in a well-established organization.