First of all, I would like to suggest to become good HR Generalist one has to be good in all segment of HRM (Human Resource Management) & HRD (Human Resource Development).
Following are the stages of HR Cycle one should learn n depth to be a good hr professional.
Manpower planning, Budgeting, Need Analysis, Recruitment, Induction, Pay-rolling, Statutory Compliance, Competency Mapping, Performance Review, Grievance Handling, Appraisal & Exit Interviews assessment.
Also keep update yourself with current best HR practices for the particular industry you are working in.
And last but not least donít forget to visit CiteHR to get the latest updates.
Wishing you rewarding career ahead.
24th July 2014 From India, Ahmedabad
As suggested by Maulik Dave you should have good knowledge on all modules of HRD. Rightly said as CiteHR gives all very good knowledge ofr all the HR's. You can can have sound knowledge if at all you are exploring a lot in this blog.
25th July 2014 From India, Bangalore
My Friend is facing a problem.She worked in a organisation for one month and left the job without informing the management. Now after 4 months she is getting a notice from that company for absconding. She need to serve the notice period of one month orelse she need to pay her salary back.. What she should do know???
28th July 2014 From India, Chennai
I would like to suggest that please start interacting more with your colleagues in the HR function and understand the kind of work they are doing. Then make a list of the competencies required to do that kind of work.
In addition you may consider doing a short practical course in HR to prepare yourself for HR generalist role.
The best strategy for you would be to request your current employer for a lateral transfer in HR function. Look for a change of employer if your request is not accepted. Functional change in career is relatively easier in the same company. You face difficulties to look for a career transition and a change of employer simultaneously. However, nothing is impossible. You can achieve your dreams if you have an intense desire.
If you decide for look for a job in HR function with a different employer, then doing short practical course in HR will help you to find the job of your choice. A few people have started offering a short courses in HR.
I am a Coach and I do career/ life/ wealth coaching. I am also a trainer and a management consultant running my consultancy under the name of Aspiring People. Aspiring People also provides guidance and support for placement. Aspiring People has launched 45 hours practical HR generalist course. You can attend classes if you are based in NCR. The course can be conducted for you online with a few classes on skype/ phone if you are not based in NCR. For more details you can contact Pooja at or Mob: 08882194410
With Best Wishes,
29th July 2014 From India, New Delhi