Kiran Kumar

I am currently working as a Human Resource Manager. If I want to diversify my career, what will be the right options for me?

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RE: I am currently working as a Human Resource Manager. If I want to diversify my career, what will be the right options for me?

Deepak Rana
Deepak Rana
Verified Career Expert
Author: Sky Beyond the Clouds
  • Kangra

There are quite a number of things that you can do in order to diversify your career if you are working as a Human Resource Manager. Below I have mentioned the important ones:

1. In case you have not got your MBA, you can go for one. This is rarely the case that people get in to this position without an MBA degree but in case you are one of them you can go for MBA, as the degree will not only provide you the knowledge and skills to survive and excel in this competitive world but also an opportunity to interact with the diversified set of people and expand your network base. The human interaction is also an effective method to enhance your learning. Therefore a B School platform is the right place for you to diversify your skill sets.

2. You can shift your organization from time to time. Suppose that you are working in a software firm for quite some time, you can consider working in an entirely different field so that you learn things beyond software and interact with people apart from the software professionals. The value of diversity is extremely important in case of a human resource manager and the diversity comes from experiencing diverse working environments. In case you are not keen to change the organization, you can still shift the department within the same organization.

3. There are wide number of opportunities inside the human resource department. As a human resource manager you can not only work with the people and solve their problems but also get chance to train them and involve yourself in a variety of fun exercises. These exercises give you the chance to learn beyond your day to day activities and therefore you can utilize them to maximize your learning.

4. You should interact with as many people as possible. That is extremely important for you as a human resource manager. The larger is your network, the stronger your profile is. Do not restrict your networking in office premises but also beyond it.

RE: I am currently working as a Human Resource Manager. If I want to diversify my career, what will be the right options for me?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
Verified Career Expert
Founder And Director At Canvas Career
  • Nasik

Hello Kiran,
Welcome to
Thanks for approaching us and writing us your query.

Its good to hear that you have been working as an Human Resource Manager.
Kiran i have some questions for you to reflect-
1.What you mean by to diversify your career . do you mean to change the current organisation or want to change the field?
2.If you are wishing to change the field from Human Resource to other field why you wish to change it?
3.If you are wishing to change the organisation why you want to change the current organisation?

Its not very clear what exactly you wish to ask but i am answering your career query by assuming that you hold a degree in Human Resource and wish to change the organisation.

As you have been holding a Work experience you can definitely have a wide range of job opportunites to switch to any other organisation as per your choice.You can register with the various job portals and can get into a good organisation may be in India or Foreign.

If you have completed your MBA (HR)/MPM you can apply to various management institutes to teach subject Human Resource as an visiting faculty.

While if you wish to study further you can apply to the Diploma course in Labour Law, or you can also go for the PhD programm in Human Resource after Post Graduation either in India or Foreign. If you have an interest in Psychology than you can also apply for Motivation Psychology or Industrial Psychology courses like diploma or certificate.
Please write us back with your appropriate career query so that we can guide you in right way.

I hope you find this information relevant to your career query.

Feel free to get in touch again,

wish you Good Luck.

Thank you

Warm Regards,
Prathamesh K.

RE: I am currently working as a Human Resource Manager. If I want to diversify my career, what will be the right options for me?

Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Founder & CEO: Discovering Careers India
  • pune

Dear Aspirant,

You may think for learning Law (LLB) and get into Labour Laws.

Or you may also try to diversify into Learning & Development.

Best wishes

RE: I am currently working as a Human Resource Manager. If I want to diversify my career, what will be the right options for me?

Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD
Verified Career Expert
Consulting Psychologist
  • Delhi

Dear Aspirant,

Thanks for writing to!

Human Resource Management involves dealing with people and their concerns pertaining to the organization that they work for. As per your query, it isn't clear as to what you mean by diversify.

However, the scope for a professional who has worked in HR Management is wide. You can take up Teaching as a profession with clearing NET/ SET exams and teach in college or University. There are few private coaching institutes too hire HR professionals for teaching Management course.

  1. You can also be a free lancer teacher where Colleges/ Universities/Coaching Institutions hire you for a limited period.

  2. You can start your own consultancy firm and provide outsourcing services to MNC's with most apt candidates for their jobs.

  3. You can be Freelancer/ full time Trainer in any organization where you provide them need based training, help in performance appraisals.

  4. You can also learn Psychometric tests course specifically used in industries right from Recruitment to Motivation, Performance Testing etc of the employees and help to strengthen the Organization.

Please write us back for any further information.
All the Best for your Bright career!

Thanks& Regards,
Apurva Kumar Pandya, PhD

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