One of the most sought after jobs seems to be HR. Currently, this is based on informal analysis of candidates and their job preferences. Usually the reasons given for seeking a job in HR is because:

Some of these may be valid personal reasons but none of them are the right reasons for getting into a career in HR.

So, what exactly do modern day HR people need to be successful, you may ask? What you need:

It is important to not look at HR as a "low workload-good pay" career. You should learn and build some finance and strategy capabilities so that as a HR person you can enable the business growth. That will not only help you grow and be appreciated but also enhance the reputation of HR.