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How Do I Find a Career in Human Resources?

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Glenda from Midwestern State University asked: “I have a Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management and a Masters degree in HR Management. However, I am having a challenging time finding a career in the field of Human Resources where I can use my education. What steps can I take to pursue an HR Position?” Thanks for your question, Glenda – Finding a career in Human Resources can be uniquely challenging. As an HR Graduate myself, I have first-hand knowledge of the barriers that can prevent someone from being hired into a role in this field. When I was searching for … / Read more »

Will changing careers be a bad decision?

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Jenny from the University of West Florida asked: I will finish a Master’s in Industrial/Organizational Psychology in August 2015, but I am looking for a career change into massage therapy or cosmetology. I have done projects and internships, and some of my job experience is related to human resources, but I have lost interest in the field. I would like a more creative field, somewhat less stressful, and less administration/paperwork-oriented. I want to be able to help people feel better about themselves. I am scared.  Is changing career paths in this way a bad decision? Hi Jenny – I can’t tell you … / Read more »

A Career in Human Resources and Why It Might Be Right for You

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If you’ve ever been at a job interview for a company of any size, chances are you met with the human resources or labor employment relations manager whose job it is to ensure the business hires the ideal candidate for the advertised role. On the surface it may seem like a career in human resources is all about the effective management of people, but it’s actually much more involved. HR is a competitive field that directly influences the success of commercial enterprises and not-for profit organizations. As a professional working in the industry, you’ll find a wealth of career advancement … / Read more »

How to Choose a Specialization for Your Business Career

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An article by UK-based contributor Sam Gatt Business degrees are a popular choice. They’re versatile and can open up many different opportunities for you after graduation, whether in business or another field. But some people might discover that Business degrees are a bit too versatile, and they don’t know what to specialize in once they’ve gained their degree. There are many different specializations to choose from. These include project management, e-commerce, human resources and many more. So how do you narrow it down and choose an area that’s right for you? First, you should ask yourself some questions about the sort … / Read more »