Spring graduations have been put up on social media over the last few weeks and we still have many to go. It's exciting to see people completing the college journey and finally earning their degree, no matter what degree or what age. Sadly, many college graduates finish the same way they started college, confused. You Have a Degree in (Human Resources) HR...Now What? Getting … [Read more...] about New to HR? I Have My Degree…Now What?
You've found the perfect job, except for one little minor detail. It's in another city or state and the commute would be horrendous every day. Location is very important to the job search, sometimes you can't just think of you. Families, school, even simple things like doctors offices can all be hard to leave. How can you get your brand new company to work with you? Just … [Read more...] about New to HR? Location, Location, Location
Being in your first official business role can be extremely exciting. You're fresh out of school and have been waiting on the moment you'll get that "You're Hired!" callback. You start at your new company and they hand over a company laptop and phone for you to use, with a set of rules and regulations to go with it. Company property isn't your property, that is always the … [Read more...] about New to HR? Understanding Company Property
Negotiation is something you need to be skilled at in order to get the right offer. No matter what job you're interested in, the art of negotiation will be a valuable asset to your career. Money is always a touchy topic. But with so many conversations going on now about money and equal pay, it is important to understand where you stand - and they - stand. Recently, for a … [Read more...] about New to HR? Learning The Art of Negotiation
At one point or another, every HR professional has received the dread court order. If you're new to HR, you might have hit the ground running, being the HR go-to for your organization, or you might have a boss that will help you through the process. In either case, responding to your first court order can be intimidating. Court documents are not something you can afford to … [Read more...] about You’ve Been Subpoened to Court: Now What?