O'Reilly logo

The HR Toolkit: An Indispensable Resource for Being a Credible Activist by Denise Romano

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 19RESOURCES AND MISCELLANEOUS TIPS

RECOGNIZE THAT HR CAN OFTEN BE EMOTIONAL WORK

Recognizing that HR can often be emotional work and requires a certain amount of self-care and clear boundaries is important. Following are three things to keep in mind that will help you maintain perspective:

• Be careful about mixing work with friendships.

• Always practice clear boundaries with work friends.

• Learn from your mistakes.

You are probably going to make mistakes. Try to only make small mistakes, like typos or forgetting to send an attachment with an e-mail. Depending on the culture of your company and your own personal ability to acknowledge your own mistakes, you will have different feelings about how to address the mistakes you make. One ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required