Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article I graduated with a psychology degree andmoved into retail. I now work as a customer services manager, but would like tomove to a personnel role. I don’t know where to start. I’ve checked with my ownorganisation and there are no vacancies.MargaretMalpas, joint managing director, Malpas Flexible Learning, writes:Youmay have heard that there is a shortage of HR people but this really applies tohigh flying strategic thinkers. Unfortunately there is an over- supply at theground floor level. Expect to take a pay cut, lose your manager status andspend at least two years studying to prove you are serious!VicDaniels, director, Carr Lyons, writes: Displayyour commitment by looking at undertaking some CIPD recognised courses. Youwill need to contact them and obtain some advice. get access to the specializedHR press and read through to search for entry level positions. Register withappropriate recruitment consultancies.AllisonSheard, consultant, Chiumento Consulting Group, writes:Talkto your own personnel department to find out more about the personnel function,in order to be sure that it really does interest you. If it does, then networkwith anyone that you know who works in, or has contacts within, the function.By doing so you will be demonstrating your interest in changing career andthese contacts can be an excellent way of getting to unadvertised vacancies. Starting from scratchOn 21 Aug 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.
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