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Top 10 Reasons To Choose Hr

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A humorous look at the "reasons" to choose HR for your profession - nods to Dave Letterman

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Top 10 Reasons To Choose Hr

  1. 1. Top 10 Reasons to Choose HR as Your Profession
  2. 2. #10 <ul><li>It’s good to be in a position to see which excuses work and which don’t – in case you ever need one. </li></ul>
  3. 3. #9 <ul><li>The degree is cheaper than medical school, and you will get to hear intricate details about every ailment, surgery, and oozing orifice each employee has. </li></ul>
  4. 4. #8 <ul><li>No one really understands WHAT you do ... </li></ul><ul><li>but they expect you to do it very well. </li></ul>
  5. 5. #7 <ul><li>You know ... with great certainty ... </li></ul><ul><li>that you have NEVER, EVER “heard it all.” </li></ul>
  6. 6. #6 <ul><li>Running the company picnic. </li></ul>
  7. 7. #5 <ul><li>Getting to address such business-related problems as B.O. and tattoos. </li></ul>
  8. 8. #4 <ul><li>You get the straddle the fence between management and the employees while trying to convince both that you’re not “on the other side”. </li></ul>
  9. 9. #3 <ul><li>Persuading the company’s attorney </li></ul><ul><li>of anything. </li></ul>
  10. 10. #2 <ul><li>It’s endlessly </li></ul><ul><li>entertaining. </li></ul>
  11. 11. And #1 Reason to Choose HR <ul><li>Because “I like to </li></ul><ul><li>work with </li></ul><ul><li>people.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. So, really, what does HR do? <ul><li>Recruitment, selection, on-boarding </li></ul><ul><li>Training & development </li></ul><ul><li>Compensation & benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Employee services </li></ul><ul><li>Employee & community </li></ul><ul><li>relations </li></ul><ul><li>Recordkeeping </li></ul><ul><li>Health & safety </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic planning </li></ul>
  13. 13. What skills do HRM professionals need? <ul><li>E-HRM & HR information systems </li></ul><ul><li>Overcoming resistance to change </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Legal Compliance </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiations </li></ul>Administrative Expert : Change Agent:
  14. 14. What skills do HRM professionals need? <ul><li>Developing teams </li></ul><ul><li>Employee relations </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict resolution </li></ul><ul><li>Data-based decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul>Strategic Partner : Employee Advocate:

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