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There are many ways to explore careers in human resources. You can talk to HR managers and other professionals about their work. Ask your school counselor to arrange an interview. Read human resources blogs to get an idea of the challenges and rewards of working in the profession. Keep up on news about labor issues, employment laws, the minimum wage, and so on. The Society for Human Resource Management offers a good list at http://blog.shrm.org/. Volunteer to serve as manager of your school’s business club or other student organizations to experience what it’s like to work closely with and manage others. Read books about the field such as Human Resources Kit for Dummies, by Max Messmer.

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