Tag: Newbie

Creating Value When You’re the Newbie

I’ve recently been on the college recruitment circuit for my company, speaking with hundreds of students at several universities, many of whom are seeking internships or their first “real job” once they’ve earned their degree and are ready to conquer the world.  And it surprises me that while these students have impressive interpersonal skills, great academic credentials and applicable part-time and summer jobs…many lack…

How to Mentor Your HR Newbie

Do you remember your very first HR job? Your title may have been intern or assistant or coordinator. Whatever it was, your most important skill back then was your excitement and eagerness to learn and contribute.