This first of its kind book addresses the very special tactics, strategies, and modes of behavior the human resource management function demands of those who want to succeed in a field that faces a work environment ruled by rapidly-changing technology, increased domestic and global competition, and an ever-changing work force. Not a book you merely read, it is a handbook that you will use at every step in your career. Paul Kaponya takes you on the unique human resources career track, with a thorough, no-nonsense look at your success gradient as a human resource professional--the personal action steps, methods, and performance propellants that enhance the achievement every human resource professional wants. This is a comprehensive and practical career advancement guide offering new ideas, tactics, and strategies for handling developing changes; for overcoming managerial inertia; for making choices that enhance your career; for concentrating your personal efforts on new activities that will strengthen employer-employee relationships; for improving your organization's competitive position domestically and globally; for integrating your human resources activity with the total infrastructure; for helping you to face and handle the To-Get-Along-Go-Along syndrome; and for addressing opportunities for upgrading your personal performance. This comprehensive practical career guide is for everyone from the seasoned human resource verterans who wish to check the status of their careers to the college student interested in the career aspect of this challenging field.