Breaking into HR Without “Official” Experience

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by Dorie Clark

So you fell into HR by accident and now want to establish yourself in a career? Join the club.

If you’re like many people in the HR profession, human resources is the best job you never knew …

By Troy Hopkins
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The 5 Most Important Rules of Turning Work Relationships Into Real Friendships

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If you’re lucky, you don’t hate your co-workers. In fact, if you’re really lucky, you probably like them a lot, and maybe you even want to turn the relationships into full-on friendships (ah, scandalous!). After all, you see these …

By The Daily Muse
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3 Ways to Be More Productive at Work

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Whether you’re just starting your first internship or you’re already settled into a full-time job, being productive is something that should be at the top of your mind. Why? Because productivity not only makes you a better employee, it also …

By WayUp Guide
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3 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job, But Were Oh-So-Close

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How frustrating is it to get to the final round of an interview process, only to find out that you were the runner-up? While it might make a lot of people say that you should be thrilled you made it …

By The Daily Muse
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5 Situations That’ll Always Feel Awkward When You’re New at Work

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On day one of my first “real” job, I had no idea what to do with myself. Around 3:30 PM, I turned to a co-worker and asked, “So, uh, what time do you usually leave each day?”

When offered the …

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This Is Exactly What to Say to Show off Your Industry Knowledge in an Interview

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You know you need to research the company before your interview. It’ll help you discover any questions you have about working there. Plus, taking time to prepare shows the hiring manager you take this seriously

But there’s more to do …

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The Texas Internship Challenge

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The Texas Internship Challenge is a new statewide campaign to increase and promote internships for students. They have introduced www.TXInternshipChallenge.com, a website where employers are able to post internship positions so that students are able to apply for them. The Texas Internship …

By Nicole Faulstich
Nicole Faulstich Business Development Manager Nicole Faulstich
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AMA Houston Gives Back Scholarship (Penny Todd Scholarship)

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AMA HOUSTON GIVES BACK (AMAHGB) is the philanthropic arm of AMA Houston.

Each year, AMA Houston distributes a minimum of one third of net income in the form of AMAHGB Grants funding marketing efforts of local non-profit organizations. The grant …

By Nicole Faulstich
Nicole Faulstich Business Development Manager Nicole Faulstich
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3 Times You’re Expecting Way Too Much From the Hiring Manager

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I gave my email one last quick read, took a deep breath, and pressed “send” on the resume and cover letter I’d spent hours tailoring, tweaking, and polishing.

You see, I was fresh out of college and eager to …

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3 Application Instructions You Think Are OK to Skip Over (But Totally Aren’t)

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The last time I needed to find a job, I applied for a lot of positions. And for the better part of a month, I had a hard time getting any interviews. It didn’t make sense to me. I found …

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