Human Resources (HR) Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Longview:
"There are no "standard" answers."
HR is a nebulous thing. While you have the concrete, black & white well-defined policies and procedures, you are applying those concrete things to multi-faceted human beings with individual perspectives, desires, motivations, and opinions. The solution that worked so incredibly for Joe may not work for John, and you've got to be comfortable and ENERGIZED by that.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Philippines:
"Learn more about the job you are applying for."
Be more of a people person. Technical aspects can be learned but people skills must be innate in you.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Memphis:
"Get your Master's degree early."
A Masters degree opens doors.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Memphis:
"Get a Master's degree early."
Get your Master's degree early as it will open more opportunities to climb the career ladder.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Fort Lupton:
"Being bilingual is a big plus for this job."
Get to know the employees well.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Brighton:
"Being bilingual is a big plus in this job."
Get to know the employees well.

Human Resources (HR) Manager in Ronkonkoma:
"Human Resource Manager - responsibility & no authority."
People will always disappoint you. Only accept the responsibility of being the Human Resource Manager if the company also provides you with the authority to do your job correctly, otherwise you position is a 'joke' of the organization.