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Did College Prepare You for your Current Position?
Posted on 10.31.2014
Yes. I was highly involved in leadership in my sorority. I counseled my sisters, enforced policies and ran meetings – all important to an HR career. As a government major I did a ton of reading, research, and writing. This has helped tremendously in my work life with my writing and analytic skills. I learned … Continue reading
Did College Prepare You for Your Current Job?
Posted on 10.20.2014
Yes -but only partially. Theory is learned in college where many of my management classes dealt with organizational behavior and laws. Working, however, is where I get to put theory into practice which becomes experience. Each experience has allowed me to add tools in my toolkit. Whatever dealt, I have a tool to use. I … Continue reading
Did college prepare you for your current position?
Posted on 10.16.2014
Yes! Several classes helped me become an HR professional (like Foundations of HR Development and Global Divisions in a Work Place). Just taking college classes taught me the value of time management, the importance of meeting deadlines, how to work in a team setting, and that determination allows you to reach your goals. And, of … Continue reading
Did College Prepare you for your Current Position?
Posted on 10.08.2014
Yes! My junior year I enjoyed a marketing class taught by a former VP of Marketing for RJ Reynolds. He knew both theory and practice and used many anecdotal stories from his real world business experiences. It has helped me think outside the HR box in many different scenarios. —Mark, HR Director No! My college … Continue reading