On this Workforce Wednesday, getting you started in a career in the in-demand field of human resources.

Human resource professionals can be found in nearly all industries. They are the ones that make sure employees have everything they need in their jobs, as well as hiring and terminating staff as necessary.

The exact description of what a human resource professional does varies by each company, but they are an integral part of a workforce.

According to Fred Millen, director of Human Resources for Alyeska Pipeline, human resource professionals can be found in nearly all environments from office settings to out on the field with construction or mining crews.

The pay scale of a human resource professional can vary between each company, going from nearly $30,000 a year up to six-digit figures.

A multitude of Alaskan companies are always seeking human resource employees.