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What are the Pros & Cons of being a Human Resource Manager?

What are the Pros & Cons of being a Human Resource Manager? I am about to start school for Human Resource Management but I first need to find out the pros & cons of it and what in detail is involved with the job( I know usually hiring, firing, training and benefits) but what else?

Asked By: dari98dae99 - 10/2/2009
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It pays well, but is one of the most stressful jobs. You have to turn down applicants, fire people and often deal with labor unions. Think about a different field. This one has a very high burn-out rate. Good luck.
Answered By: ownpool - 10/2/2009
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I am not in HR but I do know, as an employee, that I've had to go to HR when I feel that I was treated poorly. So one thing to add to your list is playing mediator between coworkers or between employees and management. I admire anyone who is in that position; it takes alot of patience and skill to look at things... More
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Answered By: Tink - 10/2/2009
 
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