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Karra Lord

Karra Lord

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Karra's work combines: Business, Entrepreneurship, and Helping People

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Day In The Life

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Assisting potential candidates with navigating the application process and matching them with their next career.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

    John Hardin High School

  • Bachelor's Degree

    Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

    Western Governors University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Human Resources Specialists:

Bachelor's Degree: Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    05/2008-06/2011 Worked my first job as a Part Time Office Assistant at 18 making $7.25. I also started community college and went on and off but ended up failing out shortly after. My favorite job.

  • 2.

    06/2011-06/2012 Worked at Walgreens because I needed more money. I made $8/hour but finally got full time. I learned patience, how to handle conflicts, and when to be quiet and listen for a change.

  • 3.

    07/2012-07/2014 Worked my first "grown up" job in a Call Center as an Order Management Representative. I learned multi-tasking, honed my customer service skills, and developed a phone voice.

  • 4.

    05/2015 Finally completed my Associate of Science. I had dreams of working in a science field because I wanted a degree that I could actually use. Plus, I wanted to be Bill Nye.

  • 5.

    05/2015-08/2016 Moved to a new city, attempted college again to get my Bachelors but failed out my first semester. Worked miscellaneous short term call center/retail jobs. Got Engaged.

  • 6.

    08/2016-09/2017 Moved back home and moved in with my in-laws. Worked front desk for local vet clinics as well as housekeeping for a Senior Community. Got married!

  • 7.

    09/2017-Current Moved to Indy, got hired by my company as a temp for a short term project. Was hired directly after 3 months and discovered my passion for HR/Recruiting and working with my community.

  • 8.

    05/2018-Current Pursuing a Bachelors in Human Resource Management.

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Myself:

    You don't have enough experience. You won't get there without a degree.

  • How I responded:

    Give yourself room to grow. Think about what you want to do and put yourself in positions where the skills you learn can translate into the career you want. Always think about the future while you enjoy the learning and development process.

Experiences and challenges that shaped me

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