The demand for HRM professionals is among the highest for management occupations, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Human resources now has a seat at the executive table. Professionals are increasingly expected to be a strategic partner in developing and meeting business strategies. The nature of work is changing…and will continue to do so. HR professionals require new skills in managing global teams, understanding people analytics, and keeping current with the latest trends in talent management. Human resources is, at its core, about the organization by helping people. Human resource professionals play a critical role in developing employees to meet their potential.