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    Get Inspired to Break Into HR

    Get Inspired to Break Into HR
    Good news: There is more than one path into the field of HR, as evidenced by these stories shared by Monster users. Follow their examples, and you may soon be the one sharing your success story with others. h4. Aimee's Journey from Social Work to Retail HR After a successful, draining, and not to mention underpaid, career in social work, I ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Get into HR with 3 Steps to Success

    Get into HR with 3 Steps to Success
    Like many people trying to get into HR, Andrea Battle spent months applying for listed positions without success. Battle had decided to make the move from university administration to HR, so she initially focused on rewriting her resume to target her newly chosen field. However, she had little success when she applied for HR vacancies. "I knew I could convey my ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    STEP 4: Consider an HR Education

    STEP 4: Consider an HR Education
    Which HR degree is right for me? HR draws from a number of disciplines, and many successful HR professionals have degrees in psychology, sociology, business, education, and other social sciences. It is worthwhile, however, if you are considering a long-term career in human resources, to explore HR-specific degree programs. Click below for a roundup of the kinds of HR degrees you ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    High-Performance Organizations View Interns as Long-term Investments

    An often cited rationale for hiring interns is the prospect of having someone around to handle the grunt work no one else wants to do. But these days, many companies have more strategic goals in mind for their internship programs. The latest study from the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) - the world's fastest growing and largest corporate network focused on ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Use HRPeople to Improve Your Job Search

    Use HRPeople to Improve Your Job Search
    HRPeople's job search capabilities offer a lot more value to those searching for HR jobs than might be noticed at a first glance. We can help you find exactly the jobs you are looking for - this article will help you get the most out of your search for HR jobs. Seven Secrets: Power Job Searching Awaits We can help you ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    How You Broke Into HR: Stories From Real People

    How You Broke Into HR:  Stories From Real People
    It seems like the number one question asked on the Human Resources message board is, "How can I break into HR?" These Monster users followed their dreams. So for all of you who have hit the wall in your job search and are ready to give up, these stories are for you. Richard's Path to Recruiting I began a career in ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    What Happened to Honest Communication?

    What Happened to Honest Communication?
    We need to talk. Can there be any more gut-tightening phrase in our language? Just ask anyone who's married. Or in any sort of relationship, personal or professional. Any employee summoned to his supervisor's office with that phrase probably shows up simply because there's no handy exit between his desk and the manager's office door. Why do we put off honest ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Examining Employee Turnover

    Examining Employee Turnover
    The new talk on the street is that the number of people quitting their jobs exceeds the number of layoffs. I wonder if this is the first signs of the double and triple digit turnover that’s been predicted as the economy starts to improve. Any talk about employees quitting always prompts a conversation about the different kinds of turnover. Bad turnover is the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Does Leadership Coaching Work?

    Does Leadership Coaching Work?
    Tell me about leadership coaching." A simple request and a post is inspired. Leadership coaching is one of the best professional decisions I made for myself. I started working with a leadership coach while a member of an executive team strategically preparing for company growth. I continued the coaching relationship after changing employers and focused on my leadership. For me, coaching ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Simplify Everything in HR

    Simplify Everything in HR
    My buddy Chris Ferdinandi and I chat throughout the day about what's going in HR, social media and the world. Now I don't know about anybody else but I work from home. So I've got a crew of co-workers, colleagues and friends that I keep in touch with throughout the week. Chris is on that list for sure. We always talk ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Top Paying Industries for HR

    Top Paying Industries for HR
    Looking to get into HR and want a career that really delivers? Already an HR professional and want to take your career to the next level? HRPeople has done the research for you — Here’s our list of the top-paying HR industries. Find yours today! *Compensation and Benefits Managers* *Industry* *Employment* *Hourly mean wage* *Annual mean wage* Rail Transportation 140 $59.08 ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +35
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    Top Employment Industries

    Top Employment Industries
    *Compensation and Benefits Managers* *Industry* *Employment* *Hourly mean wage* *Annual mean wage* Management of Companies and Enterprises 5,960 $45.06 $93,730 Local Government (OES designation) 2,380 $34.46 $71,680 Depository Credit Intermediation 1,750 $40.33 $83,880 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 1,350 $38.55 $80,190 Insurance Carriers 1,350 $43.69 $90,870 *Training and Development Managers* *Industry* *Employment* *Hourly mean wage* *Annual mean wage* Management of ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    10 Worst HR Practices

    10 Worst HR Practices
    I've been in business for 13 years and have seen my share of mistakes made by business owners - many that certainly could have been avoided if they'd had a great human resources specialist to guide them. Here is my top 10 list of worst mistakes business owners make, along with advice on how to avoid following suit. 1. Failure to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Top Paying Metros

    Top Paying Metros
    *Compensation and Benefits Managers* *Industry* *Employment* *Hourly mean wage* *Annual mean wage* Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 500 $53.70 $111,690 Edison, NJ Metropolitan Division 270 $53.30 $110,860 New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 2,370 $53.16 $110,570 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 480 $52.89 $110,000 Wilmington, DE-MD-NJ Metropolitan Division 230 $52.81 $109,840 *Training and Development Managers* *Industry* *Employment* *Hourly mean wage* *Annual mean wage* ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    HR Managers vs. Other Managers

    HR Managers vs. Other Managers
    *Industry* *Employment* *Hourly mean wage* *Annual mean wage* All Management 5,892,900 $38.93 $91,930 Operations Managers 1,663,280 $47.73 $99,280 Advertising Managers 38,130 $40.93 $85,140 Marketing Managers 159,950 $51.74 $107,610 Sales Managers 307,960 $49.39 $102,730 PR Managers 44,010 $44.35 $92,250 HR Managers *excluding comp and training 55,280 $45.63 $94,910 Engineering Managers 183,960 $52.90 $110,030 Property and Real Estate Managers 156,880 $25.14 $52,290 ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Is Human Resources Fatally Flawed?

    Is Human Resources Fatally Flawed?
    Don’t think about it. Just answer me quickly: Is HR fatally flawed? How many of you answered yes? When I first started writing this in April, I said yes too. Yes, this has been on my mind since April, sitting in my draft folder waiting for me to answer the question. And I can tell you, if I waited until I ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    An Important Message from the Editor of HRPeople

    An Important Message from the Editor of HRPeople
    In today's uncertain economic times, you - like many others - are probably focusing on saving more and spending less. You may be anxious about your job security, salary and employment opportunities. Over the years, I've found the best way to combat stress is to put together a plan and stick to it. Here at HRPeople we are 100% focused on ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Sign Up for HRPeople's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for HRPeople's Weekly Newsletter
    Would you like to hear from us? Every week, HRPeople sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. Sign up for our newsletter today. To receive the newsletter: 1) In your profile, there are tabs at the top to set your site preferences. Here, you can go into your Account Settings. 2) Scroll down to ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    The Keys to Future HR Success

    The Keys to Future HR Success
    Maybe you're proud of the sheer productivity of your HR department. Your ratio of HR pros to employees is lower than the industry average, most transactional HR activities are delivered via self-service, and you have a finely tuned shared-services center. Generally speaking, your HR function is a lean, mean efficiency machine. Good for you. There's just one problem. By itself, it's ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Temp in HR

    Temp in HR
    You've been trying to break into HR for a while now, so a friend suggests you contact a temporary placement agency about an opportunity in an HR department. At first, this sounds like a great idea, but now you're having second thoughts. Will this move help or hurt your career? Before you decide, consider the advantages and disadvantages of temporary work ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +7

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

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