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 ...