Career in Human Resources

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  1. vostro

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    In 1996 I completed a Management of Human Resources B.A. degree and then got sidetracked and for the next 15 worked a series of customer service jobs, primarily in the Hospitality industry. I am 50 now and my question is, to any HR professionals out there (or anyone who can offer some insight): is it too late for me to get into the HR field as a Specialist, starting out of course as an Assistant? Would any HR department be interested in hiring me and training me, etc.? I do not have any HR experience to offer anyone but I feel I have a lot of direct knowledge of HR issues from the employee perspective, and a great deal of life-experience to offer. Please be honest. Thanks much.
     
  2. Jerlene

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    You could definitely still get a career in human resources. Most of them are older anyway. haha But I don't see why age would be an issue for an employer. The fact that you have your degree in the field will definitely help you and so will the customer service experience.
     

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