HR Encyclopedia Contributor

Joan has been a featured speaker on career transition on global platforms, as well as career groups. Written articles on employee engagement, career transition, HR certification and more.

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

Be patient. Try to set up informational interviews from HR professionals on LinkedIn. Most are delighted to help.

Joan C. Smith

Joan has been a featured speaker on career transition on global platforms, as well as career groups. Written articles on employee engagement, career transition, HR certification and more.

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

Be patient. Try to set up informational interviews from HR professionals on LinkedIn. Most are delighted to help.

How to Start Writing Encyclopedia Entries

My name is Stephen Fortuna and I manage our HR Contributor program here at Eddy. We're so excited to have your knowledge and expertise to lean on as we tackle some big projects together! This guide is designed to give you a brief intro to what our partnership will look like. Read on to learn why we’re doing this, how we’ll build together, and what your next steps are.
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