HR Career Development

Human Resource Career Advancement – Finally Getting Some Respect?

As an HR lady, I often faced a general attitude of disregard from executives. Back in the day when I was managing the people processes of a tristate manufacturing business, I can remember being left out of important decision making meetings by the management team and the owners of the company. The biggest problem was […]

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HR True Story: Walking the Line and Remaining Strong in Your Values

Today, I’d like to share some very intimate and candid insight into what it’s really like to be a human resource professional. For years, I have dedicated a big part of my life to educating and inspiring those who have an interest in the people side of business. While this has been a rewarding experience, […]

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Tips for Easily Earning Your Human Resource HRCI Recertification Credits – HR Career Development

If you’ve earned your HRCI credentials as an Human Resources professional, then you know that it’s important to keep your skills and knowledge fresh by regularly participating in learning activities to maintain your certification. In fact, if you hold a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification, like I do, then you already know you need […]

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Human Resources: Why Won't Your Degree Land You That Plum Job?

In Human Resources, a college degree is an important asset in the workforce, because obtaining a degree shows that you can follow through on your commitments. The coursework you complete for your degree also gives you the knowledge you need to enter graduate-level programs or apply for entry-level jobs in your field. Unfortunately, some graduates […]

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Human Resource Internships – Are They Worth It?

Internships, particularly in the Human Resource field, are underrated. They can be frustrating, yet exhilerating for those coming out of college who are ready to hit the ground running in their dream job. Like school, these opportunities teach you and help you to develop into the key candidate that employers want to hire. Fresh out […]

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Excuse me, but is this a Job or a Career?

With today’s global economic downturn, professionals are finding it harder than ever to find the perfect job, one that will help them take their career to the next level.   The problem with so many professionals is they do not know the difference between working at a job and having a career. Job vs. Career – […]

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