You've done your research, created a network, and beefed up your resume. Now it's time to hit the job market. The list below shows some organizations that often recruit IU graduates from human resources and training majors. This list also shows some organizations where recent human resources and training graduates have gone to work. Remember that an education in these majors can prepare you for a number of careers.
Human Resources and Training
- University of Pittsburg Medical Center - Summer Associate positions
- The Distillery Co. - Human Resources positions
- LIVESTRONG - Human Resources positions
- Student Workforce - Business Manager positions
- Batesville Casket Co. - Summer Internship positions
- Dyson - Summer Internship positions
- Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance - Internship positions
- BBC Worldwide Americas - Human Resources positions
- BCBG MAXAZRIA Group - Human Resources and Recruitment positions
- ComPsych - FMLA Specialist position
- BNSF Railway Company - Human Resources positions
- Green Key Resources - Recruiter positions
- Discovery Communications - Recruitment positions
- Walgreens - Consultant positions
- Brooksource and Technical Youth - Recruiter positions
- Gilchrist & Soames - Human Resources positions
- Randstad Technologies - Recruiter positions
- eXplore Brown County - Human Resources positions
- Emerson Human Capital Consulting - Staff Consultant positions
Job Search Sites
These sites post jobs that relate directly to human resources and training. Remember to use these sites in addition to your network of people to maximize your chance of finding good opportunities. Many of the professional associations listed in the Meet People tab will post industry-specific jobs. Look for a page titled "careers," “jobs,“ "employment," or "opportunities."
Keywords for Job Search
As you use the web to search for more opportunities, get creative with the search terms you use. Try the list below to maximize your results.
Organization & Company Research Resources
When you're preparing for a job interview, it pays to do your research. Use the resources here to learn about an organization's history, business, and culture. Once you have a good understanding of what the company's about, formulate a list of questions to ask during your interview. This will show your interviewer that you're genuinely interested in the job and give you a deeper understanding of what to expect if you're hired.
Common Interview Questions
Interviews can vary from one industry to another. Remember, interviewers are trying to assess your experience and your fit for a specific position, so depending on the position, your questions will vary greatly. This is a small sample of questions designed to help you understand the kind of field-specific questions you might be asked.
- How would you deal with an unhappy or frustrated employee?
- How can a supervisor establish effective communication with staff?
- How would you handle an employee’s affirmative action complaint?
- Aside from formal training, what other means may be used for developing employees?
- How would you prepare for a meeting with an employee that required you to discuss corrective action with the employee?
- What do you think the employee’s responsibilities are to the company?
- Human resources policies and hiring regulations are constantly changing. Make sure you stay knowledgeable.
- Take advantage of professional development opportunities and stay active in a professional organization to keep at the top of your game.