Walden University students interested in human resources can meet other students and professionals who share their interest through the online student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The chapter offers programs, events, and opportunities for Walden students and alumni interested in HR. SHRM is the world's largest HR membership organization and has a variety of ways to inform and support its members to keep them engaged.
HR Magazine gave some tips on how HR professionals can better prepare for the next recession, including:*
Conducting layoffs is never easy; however, for many HR professionals it is an inevitable part of the job. With a master’s in human resource management, you can learn the best way to conduct layoffs and handle the many other challenges of human resources.
*Lytle, T.; "How HR Can Prepare for the Next Recession"; on the internet at www.shrm.org/hr-today/news/hr-magazine/0317/Pages/how-hr-can-prepare-for-the-next-recession.aspx.