Video: Dr Athreya's advice to young HR professionals

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Dr Athreya's advice to young HR professionals

The first thing they need to do is learn about the business – know your customers, competition, pricing level, customer requirements, margin pressure etc. Understand and analyse that
Very often the HR is seen as a spokesperson of the employees and not as a management partner. It should play both roles. Secondly, become a member of the total management team instead of staying outside as an advisor. Be the people’s person within the management team and talk the HR language there. With the people, you should talk the business language. Also, continuously update yourself. Seek some additional line-managerial role. Bright HR people should aspire to transcend beyond the HR function to become senior managers and even chief executives
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