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Travis is an HR Professional who has been educated on up-to-date best practices in HR through his Masters of HR degree. He has coupled this with business acumen helping him to speak not only to HR professionals, but to business leaders in a way that bring value to both. His Passions in HR include performance management and coaching, training, compensation and benefits, and HR Strategy. He is excited to share things he has learned along the way and is hopeful that it is helpful to any of the readers.

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

Some words of advice that I would share with someone new in HR is to be proactive in your development and learning. Cross train with others in and out of your department, do networking lunches and calls with people inside and outside of HR, and volunteer for assignments outside of your comfort zone.

Travis Nilsson

Travis is an HR Professional who has been educated on up-to-date best practices in HR through his Masters of HR degree. He has coupled this with business acumen helping him to speak not only to HR professionals, but to business leaders in a way that bring value to both. His Passions in HR include performance management and coaching, training, compensation and benefits, and HR Strategy. He is excited to share things he has learned along the way and is hopeful that it is helpful to any of the readers.

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

Some words of advice that I would share with someone new in HR is to be proactive in your development and learning. Cross train with others in and out of your department, do networking lunches and calls with people inside and outside of HR, and volunteer for assignments outside of your comfort zone.

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