5 Traits of Successful Human Resource Professionals

Happy Human Resource Professional Day

The Top Five Traits of Successful Human Resource Professionals

Human Resource Professionals are individuals who display key characteristics and possess very specific skills to be successful in a profession that can be both challenging and demanding.

Below are the top five traits of successful Human Resource Professionals:

“Human Resources is about building partnerships with people and assisting in and watching them grow as professionals. Ultimately, we strive to be a trusted person who can provide the necessary tools for success.”

Jennifer Preuss
Senior Human Resource Generalist
Pie Consulting & Engineering

1. Clear, Concise Communication Skills

Successful Human Resource Professionals use their words effectively to communicate with an employer, employee, etc.

2. Continued Growth & Development

Human Resource Professionals provide training to employees and management. They enjoy watching others grow both professionally and personally.

3. Trustworthy & Ethical

Human Resource Professionals are trusted with confidential employee information. It is their job to set ethical standards and promote them in the workplace.

4. Strong Conflict Management Skills

It may not be easy or fun to deal with conflict, but Human Resource Professionals have a knack for gathering all the information, identifying the problem, and coming up with possible solutions.

5. Value Human Capital

Those in the HR world know how important the people are. They sustain human capital growth to add value to the organization and equip their employees with the necessary tools to be successful.


Pie Consulting & Engineering is a leading global provider of building and forensic science services who provides a comprehensive and diverse range of engineering, rehabilitative design, consulting, enclosure commissioning (BECx), construction management, and field performance testing services. As a new subsidiary of Lerch Bates, Inc. (www.lerchbates.com), Pie services its development, design, construction, insurance/claims, and legal professional clients globally from our headquarters in Colorado and multiple regional offices strategically positioned throughout the nation. To learn more, visit www.pieglobal.com.