I caught a tweet the other day from a student who suggested that even though she had a big HR exam the next day, she wasn’t stressed because HR was “common sense.” I fumed on this a bit. Then I realized I myself have made a career out of HR and never once took a HR course in school. I started as a CPA…a profession not well-known as an HR . . .
I came across a Tweet one day that said “2 years ago I met a HR manager…really smart. After 2 years, smart turned stupid!” Aside from being quite pithy – and I’m a fan of pithy – I started to wonder whether there is something to this notion that being part of an HR department can quite literally suck the smarts out of you. I’m not sure if . . .
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