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Advance Your Education: HRPeople Degree Center

It can be difficult to find factual and well-written information about the different educational paths which lead to careers in human resources. What degree is right for the job you want? Which degrees generate real opportunities for job seekers, and which fail to make the cut? HRPeople has created a comparative degree guide to help you choose your path. We'll assist ... Full Story

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    10 Steps to Becoming an HR Professional

    10 Steps to Becoming an HR Professional
    Considering HR? Your timing is great. Human resources is transforming itself. Once widely viewed as mere tacticians, paper pushers, or in-office enforcers, today’s HR professionals are increasingly seen as integral to their companies’ business success. This growing strategic role means HR now has a place at the table where real business decisions are made, and that offers unprecedented opportunities for those ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +27
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    STEP 2: Is HR Right For You?

    STEP 2: Is HR Right For You?
    Before you dive into the field of Human Resources, it's important to consider whether this is the right industry for you. Don't take HR lightly, it's tough work! Not only do you have to stay up-to-date on the latest HR trends and news updates, but it's also vital that you stay educated and properly certified throughout your professional career. Find out ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +1
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    STEP 1: Learn about HR

    STEP 1: Learn about HR
    What is Human Resources? Human Resources is a rapidly evolving function in today’s business environment. HR departments, formerly known as Personnel, dealt largely with the administrative function of an organization, such as handling employee benefits questions or recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new staff in accordance with policies established by top management. Today’s human resources workers manage these tasks, but, increasingly, they ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +4
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    HR Career Path

    HR Career Path
    Climbing the HR ladder takes a combination of education, experience, and skill. The good news: HR spans so many disciplines that it is not uncommon for successful HR professionals to have widely varied backgrounds, either their first time in or if they depart and return to the field. Similarly, HR pros can follow a variety of career paths, depending on corporate ...
    Published about 11 years ago | Rated: +10