Commensurate with this rising demand will likely be rising salaries – as of now, the median income for an HR generalist is $106,910. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Now is the time to be an HR professional – as the C-Suite is realizing just how critical the function is to viability of the organization, according to Namely’s HR Careers Report 2018.

“For those considering a career in human resources, job prospects have never been better,” the authors write. “After a year of high-profile HR nightmares at companies like Uber and Thinx, the field’s importance has never been more apparent.”

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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