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How HR Professionals Play A Role In Risk Management

According to a 2018 study on risk management, 68% of respondents said that business leaders don’t understand how advanced threats can hurt their enterprise. Risk management is an important part of protecting both a company and its employees and Human Resources departments play a large role in this as they help develop risk management plans and monitor going risks. Here are several ways HR professionals help minimize risk in the workplace.

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Do You Need a Specific Degree to Work in Human Resources?

To get a human resources (HR) degree or not — that’s the million-dollar question. If working in HR is what you want to do, there are a few different paths you can choose from to get you there. However, you must first ask yourself what you want to do in HR to figure out which path is right for you. The good news is that you can enter the HR field whether you have a doctorate or just a high school diploma. Although, it’s important to note that your opportunities for management are limited the less college education you have. 

Here are some things to keep in mind when thinking about entering the HR field.

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