10 Things Learned in HR: Great post from Dan McCarthy

by Michael Haberman on May 28, 2008 · 0 comments


Dan McCarthy, who writes the blog Great Leadership posted 10 Things I Learned Working in HR. This is a must read for everyone in HR and especially for everyone who wants to be in HR. I particularly liked points 3, 5, 7, and 9. And students will really appreciate point 5.

I had one of my partners remark yesterday that he would wake up at night if he had to remember everything I have to remember. The remembering is not what keeps me awake it is the thought that I must know so much more than I do and there is no way I can possibly do it.

But Dan’s post will make you feel more appreciated and proud, yet exhausted and depressed at the same time. Thanks Dan! (And yes, I have felt like Lucy at times. Or the hamster.)
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Dan McCarthy May 28, 2008 at 9:11 pm

Michael-

Thanks for the kind words. And as one of those HR pros I reference in learning #10, please take a bow yourself.

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Andres May 28, 2008 at 11:14 pm

I can completely relate to the sentiment of being overwhelmed by all there is to learn. Reminds me of a quote by Eric Hoffer.

“In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists”.

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