Raise your hand if you grew up dreaming of a career in HR. No one? Of course not.
The dirty little secret of HR is that most of us didn’t have a master plan to end up managing people functions and maximizing human capital ROI inside the modern workplace. We grew up with bigger dreams, which is cool because no one grows up dreaming of being a director of account management, financial analyst or marketing manager, either.
Those dreams all stink when you’re 16.
Instead, our teenage selves dreamed of being movie stars, recording artists or professional athletes. The freaks among