What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Las Vegas:
"Who you know is more important then what you know."
Build relationships with everyone in the company and at all levels of the organization. Get a mentor or at least make regular appointments with someone you think highly of and respect. Go out of your way to do anything your asked to do with enthusiasm. Volunteer for new projects and let supervisors know you are looking for new opportunities to grow if they hear of anything. Be available to people. Listen more and talk less. Hold negative comments for private one on one conversations, there is a time and place for everything.
Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Baltimore:
"Working with managers."
Must be very efficient, quick, team player, patients, recruiting expert, work well with numbers, payroll, worker comp. Safety,
Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Honolulu:
"Strengthening human capital is a competitive advantage."
To excel in this position, one must be able to balance the need to take care of the Company and its employees. Maintain an unbiased outlook when determining the correct way to solve a situation. The incumbent must have a strong understanding of diversity and ability to communicate accordingly. One must also have a strong knowledge of employment laws, its interpretation and implementation.
Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Abilene:
Make sure if there are other reps that over see other employees, and you have issues with employee, contact their chain of command!
Human Resources (HR) Specialist in Chicago:
"Recruit, Interview Panel, Benefits, Seminars, Advice."
Do not limit yourself to your favorite specialist areas. Make your performance more of a consultant so you can survive downsizing.