HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Ashley Whitelock

Ashley Whitelock

Ashley Whitelock graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Sociology. After deciding to pursue a career in HR, she received her certification as an Associate Professional in Human Resources. In 2021, she started working as an HR Generalist for CIT Electronics.

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

First off, congratulations on wanting to pursue a career in HR. That’s the first step. The world needs more people who are willing to advocate for employees, aid leaders, and adhere to important laws and policies. If you’re wondering where to start, get your aPHR certification. It’s the perfect certification for those just starting out and will tell you everything you need to know about the basics of HR. Then it’s all about finding a company who will take a chance on you and you’re on your way.

HR Encyclopedia articles written by Ashley Whitelock:

Employee Spiritual Wellness

Spirituality in the workplace can be a tricky subject, and one that you may not know how to navigate as an HR professional. We’re here to give you some information on how you can specifically consider spirituality as you create an environment of wellness for your employees.

Job Dissatisfaction

Employees are gaining more autonomy in the work world today. They are identifying exactly what they are looking for in a workplace and looking for a job that meets those needs. Employers need to consider job satisfaction in order to increase retention rates and produce happy and fulfilled employees.

Employee Physical Health

Your first thought may be that it’s up to the employee to maintain their own physical health. Why should the employer get involved? However, you may not have considered the many advantages that promoting physical health brings to your company. Read on to find out what those benefits are.

Unlimited PTO

One of the more controversial employee benefits is unlimited PTO. Some companies swear by it while others don’t see how it’s possible. Read on to make the best decision for your company and mitigate possible risks.