Link's Inspiring women
Human Resource Director
Meet Carmen Carreno, Human Resources Director here at Link Solutions, Inc. Carmen leads a team that helps plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resource (HR) department across the company.
HOW DID YOU GET STARTED IN THE INDUSTRY, AND WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE THIS PATh?
I started my HR career in the IT industry over 15 years as an HR Assistant and processed minor HR tasks which lead me to want to learn. I fell in love with being able to help all team members and giving them an outlet when needed as to why I made it my career path and it has been rewarding.
What advice do you have for women starting their careers?
Learn as much as you can until you find your passion and then focus on that. It takes time so be patient with yourself, ask questions, and be open minded.
What advice do you have for those that may be experiencing a setback?
Setbacks are part of life; it always gives you a lesson or an opportunity to learn something new so embrace and keep pushing forward.
What inspires you?
Mentoring and coaching others while learning more every day. Being able to change lives simply by sharing my knowledge.