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Human Resources and Training

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.

Potential Employers

  • 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

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."

  • Generalist
  • Specialist
  • Recruiting
  • Training
  • EEO
  • Personnel
  • Mediate
  • Relations
  • Policies
  • Regulations
  • Interview
  • Motivate
  • Compliance
  • Appraisals
  • Counsel

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.

IUB Library's Collection of Company Research Links

  • 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?

Insider Tips

  • 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.

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