What is Your HR Super Power? Here Are the Top Seven In Most Demand by Today’s Business Leaders.

by Alan Collins

I can’t wait for this weekend!

Disney and Marvel superhero fans — like me — from all over the world will swarm into theaters for the long-awaited blockbuster movie, Avengers: End Game.

A record-breaking opening weekend is expected for the three-hour intergalactic, super heroic battle that’s certain to pack the seats and is expected to gross $2 billion.

Yep, $2 billion dollars.

But what fascinates me most are the UNIQUE SUPER POWERS these heroes will be using on the big screen.

Iron Man will be using his super powers through his powered armor suit.

Spider Man and Black Panther’s super-powered acrobatics will certainly fascinate movie goers.

And Captain Marvel’s super powers of flight, strength and space travel makes her the most powerful of all.

Exciting stuff.

Now I know what you’re thinking.  What does all this have to do with HR?

In a word – everything.

This phrase — “super power” — is increasingly being used at HR conferences and in career management circles.

I’m hearing it tossed around a lot as people refer to their skills, talents and competencies as their super power.

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Get Your Copy of “She Stole My HR Promotion” Plus Three FREE Bonuses Today — Expires on Monday, April 22!

by Alan Collins

Here’s the deal. 

For the last 10 months, I’ve teamed up with Allison Quinn, a fantastic novelist, to produce our very first HR novel.

We’ve been working quietly, under the radar, on this milestone fictional tale specifically geared for HR professionals – that has an important message at the end about advancing your career in HR.

It’s been an exhausting process.

But the book is finally done.

I notified my subscribers about it a few days ago, and now we’re going public and letting the world know about it…


But first, let me give you the scoop on the book.

It has been developed to be an “HR career game changer”

And, I will say without hesitation that — while the topic is not new — there is nothing else like it for HR professionals!

This full title of this book is:

An Unforgettable Story About
Not Getting Promoted In Human Resources
For Advancing Your HR Career Faster And
Easier Than You Thought Possible!

And that’s exactly what it is all about.  Check it out HERE.


I want to send you not one, not two…but THREE VERY SPECIAL BONUS GIFTS…if you decide to purchase SHE STOLE MY HR PROMOTION! before Monday, April 22 by midnight.

Here they are…

Let’s break these down one by one…

FREE Bonus Gift #1:

This is a 35-page downloadable special report (in PDF form) and is a transcription of a podcast I conducted with Darrell James, who serves as both President of James & Jordan, an executive search firm in Houston and Founder of the Influential Recruiter podcast.  

If you’re an internal recruiter in a corporate environment or have recruiting as a one of your HR generalist responsibilities, you’ll want to get your hand on this phenomenal report.

In it, you’ll discover ways to capitalize and leverage your recruiting and talent acquisition expertise – both inside and outside of your current organization.

Free Bonus Gift #2:
25 Ideas For Becoming The Best Version
of Yourself in Human Resources
— In The Next 12 Months.”

This is the 2019 Edition.

Priceless, powerful 20-page eBook.

Frankly, if you’re a Success in HR subscriber, you probably already have a copy of this already.  But just in case you don’t…here it is another copy you can pass on to one of your HR colleagues, I’m sure they’ll appreciate it.

But that’s not all.

Finally, I’m going to toss this one more item…

FREE Bonus Gift #3:

The FIVE Most Powerful Strategies
For Landing Your Next HR Job Fast
…After You’ve Been Fired, Downsized
Or Brutally Laid Off! 

This is another quick-read, no fluff 28-page downloadable e-book (in PDF form).

And it’s geared for anyone in HR who finds themselves in HR suddenly without a job — and doesn’t know what to do next in order to land their next job fast!

I would encourage you to get your hands on all of these free bonuses now.

They are easily valued at $15-$20 apiece, but, right now, all three of these are yours AT NO CHARGE as my SPECIAL BONUSES to you if you purchase my new book “SHE STOLE MY HR PROMOTION!” before Monday, April 22 before midnight CST.

And that’s the bad news.

You only have a few more days to take advantage of this ONE-TIME OFFER.

It won’t last forever. At Monday, April 22 at midnight CST, I will be pulling these special bonuses off the market (except Bonus #2) and they it will NO LONGER BE AVAILABLE at NO CHARGE. (So please do not contact me after this date requesting these bonuses.  I will tell you “NO” (politely) and tell you that they are no longer available as freebies.

So, if you would like to have my new novel, “SHE STOLE MY HR PROMOTION!” and these THREE BONUSES, all you need to do is to follow these two simple steps:


Send an e-mail to me at alan@SuccessInHR.com with a copy of your purchase receipt from Amazon for buying “SHE STOLE MY HR PROMOTION!” (Amazon will e-mail you a  receipt once you’ve ordered the book.  Just e-mail that receipt to me).

Put “My HR Promotion Special Gift” in the subject line of your e-mail to me.  (If you don’t include that in the subject line, I’ll probably wind up deleting your e-mail. Sorry.).


That’s all you need to do. Just follow these 2 simple steps.

And within 24 hours, I will then e-mail back to you the confidential link where you can download your two powerful e-book BONUSES.

Again, I’m providing these two BONUS e-books as GIFTS for being an “early-bird” purchaser of my new book “SHE STOLE MY HR PROMOTION!”

However, NOT everyone will not get in on this SPECIAL GIFT.  After Monday, April 22 at midnight CST, these bonus gifts will disappear forever as freebies. (Please don’t contact me afterwards and ask for them, I’ll (politely) decline your request).

Again, if you need more information on the SHE STOLE MY HR PROMOTION! book, check it out and order it by GOING HERE.

Here’s the summary of this very long post…

(1) Go HERE to order the book.

(2) Then follow Step 1 & 2 described above to get your THREE BONUSES.

(3) Do all this before Monday, April 22 at midnight CST.

That’s it!

I hope you will take advantage of this offer.



ALAN L. COLLINS is Founder of Success in HR and helps human resources pros around the globe accelerate their career success.  He is the author of ten books including the Amazon best sellers Unwritten HR Rules, HR Interview Secrets and The New HR Leader’s First 100 Days.  He was formerly vice president of HR at PepsiCo where he led talent and human resources initiatives for the Quaker Oats, Gatorade and Tropicana businesses.

ALLISON P. QUINN is a novelist and fiction writer of entertaining stories about finding success and meaning in the workplace.  All of her stories are quick reads which help professionals in today’s organizations succeed.  She specializes in infusing her stories with workplace romance, mystery and intrigue to carry the reader on a journey of discovery towards realizing that ONE, single golden nugget of wisdom she has waiting at the end.

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“I’ve Been Promoted to HR Director. Now I’m Managing Former Peers & Friends Who Are Pushing Back. What’s Your Advice?”

Hi Alan,

I was recently promoted to HR Director. 

I’m now leading a team of HR managers, many of whom were my peers prior to being promoted.

Regularly, as peers, we’d go out for drinks, happy hours and game nights. I’m trying to establish myself as the new leader of this HR team, but often find myself getting pushback, not taken seriously or even being ignored in some cases.

I would love to maintain our relationships, as we share lots of similar interests outside of work. But is this even possible? This is my first time managing people. 

I have no idea how to approach this.


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16 HR Jobs in 25 Years — 50 Golden Lessons, Both Painful & Inspiring.

by Alan Collins

I thought I’d take the opportunity here to share 50 GOLDEN LESSONS I’ve learned from 25 years in the HR trenches.  About two lessons per year.

These are truths I’ve gained from lots of personal screw-ups, some successes, three companies, 16 HR jobs and other HR professionals that I’ve worked with who either guide me or inspire me.

Yes, some of these you may have seen already, because I share them often.

BUT…hopefully, there are a few new items here you might find helpful in managing your own career in HR — without going through all the pain and agony. 

While they are in no particular order, I try never to ignore #50.


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How To Rock as a Panelist at HR Seminars, Conferences & Workshops

By Alan Collins

“You guys rocked!”

That was the feedback an HR VP gave to us as we concluded our panel discussion at a recent HRMAC (Human Resources Management Association of Chicago) event in the Windy City.

It was great to hear this comment and to be selected as one of the panelists along with Rich Floersch, former CHRO at McDonalds and Carolyn Tilden, president of CataQuest Leadership Consulting.

Our topic was managing change as a senior HR leader.   We played off each other well and had an absolute blast!

This experience reminded me of the value that anyone in HR can gain by participating as a panelist at seminars, conferences and workshops.

Being a panelist is underrated, yet it’s one of the best ways of advancing your career.  It can allow you to expand your network and make connections that can later turn into job opportunities or consulting gigs.

In fact, if you’re not comfortable giving solo presentations, then being on a multi-person panel is ideal because you don’t have to be the number one center of attention.

But you benefit just as much.

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Why Networking in HR Doesn’t Work Anymore (And What You Should Do Instead)…

By Alan Collins

Let me make a confession.

Networking is a pain.

And if you’re like me, you’re probably horrible at it.

So, I don’t do it anymore.

But that doesn’t stop me from reaching out to meet new people who can help me advance my career and interests in HR.

Hey, wait a second, you might say….isn’t that networking?

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Why Your Current HR Day Job Should NOT Be Your Only Source of Income…

By Alan Collins

Did you know:

That actors like Angela Jolie, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and George Clooney appear in movies

…AND earn extra income directing their own films, making commercials and from monthly residual checks from their previous shows.

That athletes like LeBron James, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova earn their livelihood playing the sport they love

…AND also profit from endorsing merchandise from energy drinks to beauty products.

That singers like Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Paul McCartney write their own songs

…AND rake in more cash from the royalties earned by their older ones.

None of this is probably new news to you.

But the more important question is what all these celebrities have in common.

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