How to Become a Human Resource Manager without Prior Experience

Want to work in HR but have no experience to apply for a job?

A lot of people want to work in Human Resources but have no degree or prior experience to back up their goal. This has left many of us feeling stuck and like there is no hope.

If you consider yourself a strong problem solver who is analytical, enjoys working with people plus you communicate well, then a career in Human Resource may be your calling.

If you have no HR degree or prior experience working in HR, and you’re convinced this is the career path for you, not to worry! Basilia to the rescue😇

I’ll share with you what you need to do to increase your chance of getting your dream job. Including the certification you need, useful tips, and a list of job openings so you can start applying for jobs ASAP!

To land a HR Job without prior experience, here’s what you can do

Get the right Certification to familiarise yourself with the industry terminology and develop proof that you can do the job.

Structure your CV differently. (You can highlight the specific things you’ve done related to HR tasks)

Volunteer at a company to gain HR experience. While volunteering, do your best work so when you’re applying for jobs in the future, you can request a reference from the company you volunteered in.

✅ Attend FREE HR trainings in your area to expand your network. Check out upcoming HR trainings in Lagos.

I know you can’t wait to get the right certification and find out HR job openings, so let’s get right to it.

Ready to take the first step towards your dream career?

REGISTER below to learn more about the certification you need, find out how to qualify for a CV Upgrade and check out a list of current job openings so you can start applying for HR jobs in Nigeria ASAP!

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