Every organization has a need for a human resources professional, right? That may be one reason why it's ranked as one of the 10 best jobs for 2012, according to CareerCast, which analyzed 200 jobs from best to worst.

Human resources manager was listed as the third-best job, behind software engineer (No. 1) and actuary (No. 2).

"Companies big and small need someone who is skilled in HR," Pat Kuhl, VP of Human Resources for a Maryland health care system tells CareerCast, a job search and employment resources website. "We are relied upon to make sure the needs of the employee are in sync with the company's goals and in support of the organization's mission. It's not always an easy job, but it is very rewarding."

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