To get to the top, you might have to lose your job

02/15/2010 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Workforce

Making unpopular decisions is an occupational hazard of working in human resources, so the brightest HR professionals should be prepared for the day when their sage advice costs them their jobs, Martha Finney writes. HR employees shouldn't sugarcoat bad news to please chief executives, but they should be prepared for the worst should that boss shoot the messenger. Finney advises building a financial cushion, understanding your own values and always having alternative plans ready to buffer less popular ones.

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