So You Want to Work in Human Resources

Your Ultimate Field Guide to an HR Career


What you’ll learn

  • Learn an overview of the Human Resources function.
  • An in depth explanation of each HR discipline.
  • The skills and competencies needed to succeed within each discipline.
  • How the disciplines interrelate to provide effective HR consultation to the business.
  • How different HR careers can be found in non-traditional ways.
  • A few examples of successful HR people who came from other disciplines.
  • My advice, recommendations and strategies for how to “get into” HR.

Course Content

  • Introduction.
  • Strategic HR vs Tactical HR.
  • HR Career Planning.

So You Want to Work in Human Resources


  • Have a basic level understanding of business and a desire to learn about how HR works.


If you are interested in working in the fascinating and lucrative department of Human Resources, than this is the course for you!

In this class I cover what HR is, how it’s changed, and a deep dive into each of the major disciplines, the competencies and skills needed, as well as what career paths could look like.

I also talk about the ways people can get into HR, as well as analyzing and my recommendations on how to take advantage of critical opportunity points.

Who this course is for:
  • HR students
  • People who work in HR but want to move disciplines
  • Business people who are interested in working within HR
  • Entry level employees who are curious about the HR function
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