So you fell into HR by accident and now want to establish yourself in a career? Join the club.
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Human resources is one of the fastest growing professions in the country, and with good reason. HR is the profession that sources and secures an organization’s most precious asset and competitive advantage—its talent.
Congrats – You’ve been promoted! Oftentimes, when you accept a new role at your current company, you will find yourself caught between your old duties and your new duties. As in any new role, there is likely a defined transition period - typically between 2-3 weeks. But what happens when your old team comes to you on day 2 of your new role and asks you to take care of something for them? It’s important to understand when and how to say no to your old team.
Many Fast-Growing Jobs Don't Require Four-Year Degrees
More than ever before, we as young professionals have to drive our careers. I think more than ever before, we as young professionals have a desire to drive our careers. I look at it this way - if I’m not proactively working through the process of my next role, or of that next experience to be gained, then who is? Now, as optimists, we all hope our employers are looking out for us as well – but we owe it to ourselves to work with our managers and mentors to get the best out of our careers!
There are several important factors to consider when preparing for a job in another country. While language and cultural training are usually first on the checklist, HR and their expatriate employees must consider several other factors before the big move.
This post continues our overarching discussion of the importance of restaurant careers and the opportunities available within the industry. Today the focus will be on the mobility of those employed within the field. Here are a couple key statistics from the infographic below:
9 in 10 restaurant workers 35 or older have moved to higher-paying jobs in the industry after their first job.
Even newbies enjoy the restaurant industry’s upward mobility: 71% of employees 18-24 land a more lucrative gig in the business after their first job.
Nearly every Monday for three years, Paul Guthery III caught a 7 a.m. flight from Raleigh, N.C., to Chicago, arriving at his Northbrook, Ill., office between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
By 2 p.m. on Friday, the U.S. director of information technology at Potash Corp. was headed out the door for a 4 p.m. flight home to spend the weekend with his wife and grade-school-age son.
The title to this blog post is a bit of a ruse. There is no ‘perfect résumé’. Perfect is in the eye of the beholder, and you never know who’s going to be reviewing your résumé – recruiters, hiring managers, founders, admins, etc. Aiming for a ‘perfect résumé’ is a lost cause.
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Get experience in a wide range of areas. Ask for what you want. Broaden your knowledge base of all HR specialties. Network and nurture relationships with your connections, and if you don’t know the answers, don’t be afraid to ask for help.
Grace Hopper was one of the first computer scientists. Born in 1906, she developed the first compiler, the concept of machine independent programming language, was a US Navy Rear admiral, and left a legacy for women in STEM fields. In 1947, she found a moth in the tubes of a UNIVAC computer, and coined the term “bug.”