There’s a bigger, broader aspect to human resources then just being the gatekeeper to your employment at a company. As one of the first people you are introduced to at a company during the hiring process, HR executives are usually responsible for looking over your resume and conducting an introductory interview.
But the HR department holds more power and responsibility than that. Behind the scenes, HR is filling a role that’s key to running the business in many different areas of the company. Here are some of the roles that HR plays that you might not be aware of.