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Brent Watson enjoys problem solving, analyzing data, team building, and becoming an HR Guru. His work experience comes from the employee experience, recruiting, and training arenas. After attending a local HR conference, Brent knew that he had found his people and the problems he wanted to solve for in the business world.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

I have found networking to be key in developing my career, HR related or not. Networking can be compared to building bridges – It will help you overcome any obstacle you face, whether that be finding a job, identifying your niche, taking the next step in your career, or becoming a more well-rounded professional.

Brent Watson

Brent Watson enjoys problem solving, analyzing data, team building, and becoming an HR Guru. His work experience comes from the employee experience, recruiting, and training arenas. After attending a local HR conference, Brent knew that he had found his people and the problems he wanted to solve for in the business world.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

I have found networking to be key in developing my career, HR related or not. Networking can be compared to building bridges – It will help you overcome any obstacle you face, whether that be finding a job, identifying your niche, taking the next step in your career, or becoming a more well-rounded professional.

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