How To Break Into the Field of HR

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Anita in Raleigh, North Carolina

111 months ago

I am working on a Master's degree in HRM, but don't have any real experience. I reside in Raleigh, NC. I'm womdering if anyone had a difficult time getting a job in the field when they first finished school?

I have an accounting background, but want to switch careers now. I'm curious to know how to get started in the field. Thanks

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Lisa in Lawrenceville, Georgia

101 months ago

I would also like an answer to this question, as I am in the same situation, but have limited HR experience.

My degree is in Accounting with Masters in Bus Management. Now looking to switch careers.

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talentedyounghrprofessional in Spring Grove, Illinois

98 months ago

My advice to both of you would be to try to contact your local temp agencies and try to get placed into a temp-to-hire position. Experience is crucial in Human Resources, and it becomes even more important with the job market tightening up as much as it has.

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