I recently stumbled upon an article that highlighted the 10 Careers with High Rates of Depression. It made me wonder if anyone had ever considered adding a career in HR to that list.
Workforce readiness means showing up. Not just literally showing up at 8 a.m., but showing up fully engaged in mind and in spirit. And it may be the glue that holds the organization together.
People flat out do not feel comfortable bringing issues to light to HR because they believe their job will be in jeopardy, no one will listen or the story will be turned around on them.
External motivators are great – who doesn’t love a paycheck, or to provide for family, of course – but what internal fire keeps you in your Human Resources career?
Here’s my challenge to the on-line HR community. Be intentional in connecting with your peers. The reason most of the HR community isn’t on-line is that they don’t know we exist. So, connect with each other on purpose.