Hr directors urged to gain experience at the coalface

June 2009
People Management;6/4/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p8
The article reports on a survey conducted by executive search firm Oxygen among human resources (HR) directors on what they consider as the most important experiences needed to become an HR director. Majority of respondents believe that there is no substitute for coalface HR experience among those who want to become a top HR director. According to HR directors, the best way to gain such experience is by working in a generalist role in a business unit.


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