Pursuing an HR career is not for the faint of heart. Being responsible for making hiring and firing decisions, keeping watch over employee welfare and handling a company’s most sensitive information isn’t for everyone. You feel like you’re up for the challenge, but want to know what exactly will be expected of you. Take a look at the top eight HR skills employers are seeking.
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Let's face it - human resources isn't really the most glamorous looking department within a company. But there are many appealing aspects of the job of which you may not be aware. We combined government data with expert insight from HR professionals to identify some of the top reasons for working in HR.
What does a recruiter do? And more importantly, what do the best recruiters do? Read on to learn what a day in the life of the industry’s best recruiters looks like.
Because an HR professional does so much, it can be hard to envision what working in this field would actually be like. So if you’re considering working in human resources, let us help you paint that picture with more detail.
Learn about the top human resources jobs for each level of your career—entry-level, mid-level and senior-level. Then you can clearly see if this career will take you where you want to go.
After her 50th birthday, Rasmussen College Ocala student Dawna Rhods decided to finish what she started 30 years earlier by earning a college degree. Learn how she achieved that goal and organized a team for a charitable, county-wide 5k race.
This may surprise you, but as a mom, you've cultivated many of the skills you will need to return to the workforce.
If Wausau, Wis., human resources student Ellen Volhard ever needs a new hobby, she may want to consider juggling. Between raising her kids, working full-time, attending school and dealing with everyday life she certainly developed a skill for rapidly shifting her focus.
The HR professional is the caregiver of the business world. HR professionals understand that the relationship between a company and its employees is the heartbeat of a business' success.
Derek Clifton didn't have to return to school. In fact, he already had a degree and a steady job. However, after pursuing a career in music education Clifton found he was ready to make a change.
There will always be difficult people in the workplace for a wide range of reasons. It is important to learn what to do to cope and find the best way to handle them.
These days you are much more realistic about your career path. Keep reading to see how you can achieve personal happiness and financial stability with a career in Human Resources.