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How important are communication skills if I want to work as a Human Resource Manager?

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RE: How important are communication skills if I want to work as a Human Resource Manager?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
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Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
  • Kangra

The communication skills are extremely important for Human Resource Managers. Please read below to understand the importance:

  • They have to prepare multiple reports in their work. If their written communication is poor, that will create a bad impression on the reader.
  • Human Resource Managers role is all about human interaction and dealing with employees. If they are not able to communicate their thoughts to the others, it will create a lot of problems to them.


  • Effective Human Resource Management depends a lot on how well can a person listen and act accordingly. Listening is an important aspect of communication skills and has to be taken seriously.
  • They have to give a number of presentations - in front of the leadership, employees and even in college campuses. If they are not able to mark their impression in these presentations, they won't be able to provide great value to the audience.


  • Human Resource Managers are a connect between leadership and the employees. Any mistake on their part in exchanging the information between these two parties will lead to a chaos in the workplace.
  • They need to keep friendly atmosphere at work place, deal with critical situations with patience and calmness, and assist the employees in almost every issue. All this requires -excellent communication skills.

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RE: How important are communication skills if I want to work as a Human Resource Manager?

Deepti Khandekar
Deepti Khandekar
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MBA-HR| Career Counselor
  • Pune

Dear aspirant,

A human resource manager needs to communicate with employees and management on regular basis. It involves both verbal and written communication I.e. conveying management decisions, organising group activities, performance review etc.Hence, communication skills are highly important. 

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