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Seeking career guidance: Networking or Human Resources as my Emphasis?

  1. Feb 23, 2012 #1
    Hey Folks,

    I am a new member to this forum. I am really in need of some guidance hope u people can help me out. I have 3 years of experience in IT Infrastructure ( like service desk, monitoring etc) I am unemployed for past 12 months. I am planning to pursue Graduate Management Certificate this summer. I am perplexed either to choose Networking or Human Resources as my Emphasis. Choosing which one would help me in getting better opportunities and shape up my career well.

    Expecting ur valuable inputs!!!!
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  3. Feb 23, 2012 #2


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    Networking and HR are very different fields.

    You used to work in IT - did you like it? Did you like the technical side of it? If so, maybe networking would be a good fit for you.

    On the other hand, people who work in HR have to deal with a wide range of topics, like safety regulations, evaluating what insurance policy would be best for the company, making sure the company follows employment law, etc. It helps to have good people skills, too. Does that sound like a better fit for you?
  4. Feb 24, 2012 #3
    Hey buddy thanks for your insight. I really liked the technical side of my work, still I really wanna know more of career opportunities an HR management would offer so that I could decide between them :)
  5. Feb 24, 2012 #4
    Some other guidance might be this:

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