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The Human Resource Professional's Career Guide Building a Position of Strength

by Jeanne Palmer, Martha I. Finney

The Human Resource Professional's Career Guide Building a Position of Strength Synopsis

Written by Jeanne Palmer, one of the superstars of HR recruiting and consulting, The Human Resource Professional's Career Guide is the first ever comprehensive look at the choices, challenges, and rewards of building a life's work in HR. Whether you are new to the field or you are wondering how to best leverage the value of all your experiences to make the next big career leap, this book gives you all the information you need to know to make smart career decisions. Based on Jeanne Palmer's 30 years in HR, this book tells you how to * Acquire the essential qualifications and experience that executive recruiters and search committees look for Make the right choices today that will help spell success tomorrow Rise above past career missteps * Ace senior-level job interviews * Prepare yourself today for a future of opportunities you can't even imagine * Be ready when your dream opportunity comes along

The Human Resource Professional's Career Guide Building a Position of Strength Press Reviews

?The Human Resource Professional?s Career Guide is like What Color is Your Parachute? for HR.? --David Yakonich, project manager, Human Resource Competency Study, University of Michigan Business School ?Take charge of your career! This book provides clear and immediately actionable tools on how to go after your goals in HR. A must read for every career-oriented HR professional!? --Libby Sartain, Chief People Yahoo, Yahoo!, coauthor, HR From the Heart ?Miss reading this insightful and pivotal book and you will be missing out on a great job, defining your career your way, recovering brilliantly from any misstep, and being known as an A Player.? --Sharon Winston, regional senior vice president, Lee Hecht Harrison ?The interviews are very powerful, because they represent very diverse views of successful folks who all got to the top in very different ways. They capture the types of conversations and life lesson insights that you usually only get with a good friend after a great diner and a glass of wine or two. ? --MacGregor Burns, senior vice president, HR, Citi Cards ?Aspiring professionals will find this book helpful as a resource for guidance, advice, and insights into shaping a successful HR career.? --Tiane Mitchell Gordon, director of diversity and inclusion, America Online, Inc. ?This book provides a unique focus on the human resources function, providing information and inspiration for those seeking guidance.? --Cathy Sandeen, vice provost and dean, University of California Santa Cruz Extension ?Jeanne Palmer and Martha Finney offer us some excellent advice3/4perceptive, practical and professional!? --Kenneth C. Moore, director of human resources and corporate ombudsman, KeySpan Corporation, and coauthor, The CEO and the Monk: One Company?s Journey to Profit and Purpose

Book Information

ISBN: 9780787973315
Publication date: 21st June 2004
Author: Jeanne Palmer, Martha I. Finney
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S. an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 264 pages
Categories: Business & management,

About Jeanne Palmer, Martha I. Finney

Jeanne Palmer is president of The Palmer Advantage, Inc., which provides consulting and search services exclusively for HR. A lifelong HR professional, she has worked with major corporations including Cisco Systems, Genentech, National Semiconductor, Oracle, Palm, Polycom, the San Francisco Symphony, Veritas Software, and World Savings. Martha I. Finney is a journalist specializing in HR and career management. Her column on HR career advice appears in HR Innovator magazine. She is also the coauthor of HR From the Heart: Inspiring Stories and Strategies for Building the People Side of Great Business.

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