I have to answer this interview question: Why do you want a career in human resources? Idk what to say.?

I want to change careers and the work that I have done has nothing to do with HR so I have to be convincing. I know I really want to work in HR, but I'm having trouble articulating the reasons. If you work in HR, why do you like what you do?

Asked By: sweetnsassy - 3/14/2008
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I've been working in human resources for about 7 years and have often questioned how I got here. I did not study HR or Business in school, but accidentally found myself in a very entry level HR position and found that it was something I enjoy and have good skills for. One of the biggest misconceptions about human... More
Answered By: rubygrace98 - 3/14/2008
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i would also like to work in h.r. i am perceptive and read people well as a result from my vast experince of dealing with people in many different situations. i would like to be a company team player, recruiting the people for the jobs as to create a team that will make the company the best machine it can possibly be... More
Answered By: harry goto - 3/14/2008
If I wanted to work in HR... More
Answered By: Tony S - 3/14/2008
How about this: I want a career in HR because I know that people are the most important resource an organization has--when the people part is managed well, other things fall in line. I'm good with people, I like to manage, and I know how resources work to benefit a company. So HR is a natural for me.
Answered By: Susan S - 3/15/2008
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