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Should i get into Human Resources?

I've been floating around for a few years since the end of high-school, working at different jobs. Currently i'm waitressing. I like the restaurant industry, but I'd like to get out of working weekends and holidays. So i've been throwing around the idea of working in human Resources and possibly going to school for it next September. Does anyone have any insight into the world of Human Resources. Do you enjoy it? Are you well paid? Any info or tips would help my decision.

Asked By: Amy Chillson - 11/7/2008
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I'm in HR. Personally if you enjoy the restaurant industry and are only looking to leave is because of the weekend and holiday thing I'd say you probably won't like it much. I worked for Old Navy as a visual coordinator until I was laid off early in the summer and then accepted a job in a corporate office in the HR... More
Answered By: kateiskate - 11/7/2008
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I work in Human Resources in an administrative role. It is the first area to be cut in a recession, so we have gone through waves of layoffs at the big company that I work at. We used to have fifty people in HR now we only have about 30 doing exactly the same amount of work. What were the other twenty doing before... More
Answered By: questioner - 11/7/2008
 
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