HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Erin Maloney

Erin Maloney

Erin is a Human Resources, Compliance, and Safety Manager for a woven rug manufacturer. She enjoys working with people, and employee relations is one of her specialties. Gardening is a major interest, both flowers and vegetables in the summer and her large number of house plants that she tends in the cooler weather months.

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

Everyone starting out in HR gets nervous about those "that's a new one on me" type issues. Take your time to consider your response; it is okay to say "Let me get back to you on that".