HR can be a great professional background for…well, anything.
Those of you who’ve read my articles know I spent the last 4 years of my life as a recruiter–the last two of those internally for the Estée Lauder Companies, making me one of the gears in the giant machine that is a corporate HR department. You’d think in Talent Acquisition I wouldn’t have been subjected to the more HR-y parts of Global Human Resources, including hours of admin, work on the back end, organizing other peoples’ lives, and most notably, managing emotions and conflicts.
WRONG! Any of you