PIHRA Monthly Meeting – January 2018!

ABOUT PIHRA | MEETINGS & EVENTS | MEMBERSHIP RESOURCES | PIHRA SOUTH BAY Thursday, January 11 7:30am – 9:45am The Success of Succession Planning:Achieving Strategic Goals Through Leadership Forecasting Leaders lead their organization into an ever changing world. They create the vision, they provide the energy, and the guidance to keep their organization relevant in the market place. They do all […]

Most Companies Still Use Pre-Industrial Revolution Hiring Processes

By Lou Adler* I make the contention that if you can’t measure quality of hire, you can’t improve it. As far as I’m concerned that’s the reason quality of hire hasn’t improved in the past 100 years. In fact, I contend that hiring processes at most companies are based on pre-industrial revolution processes. That’s about 175 years […]

Top Ways To Improve Your Leadership Skills

by Margaret Buj Whether you consciously aware of it or not, on some level you are continually leading yourself and others – you don’t necessarily have to have a large team reporting to you to be considered a leader and to need effective leadership skills. In one leadership study, qualities such as assertiveness, adaptability, intelligence […]

PIHRA South Bay Holiday Mixer!

                ABOUT PIHRA | MEETINGS & EVENTS | MEMBERSHIP RESOURCES | PIHRA SOUTH BAY        Where:                                        Il Fornaio Restaurant – 1800 Rosecrans Ave. Manhattan Beach, CA 90266   When:        Wednesday, December 6 5:30 […]

3 Business Leaders Share the Most Important Soft Skills They Look for in a New Hire

by: Maxwell Huppert October 18, 2017 It’s hard to imagine Google having hiring problems, but in the early 2000’s the then CEO Eric Schmidt realized they had an issue—they weren’t hiring people that would lead the company to success. Google was hiring “glue people,” said Eric in a recent Masters of Scale podcast. These are people people who […]

7 Things to Never Say In a Job Interview

by Kristina Rudic It’s terrifying to know that the person you’re speaking to is weighing your every word—and could hold the power to change your future. This is why interviews can be so stressful, and why sometimes it can be hard not to blurt out the first thing that comes to mind. No matter how long you […]

The Advantages of Managing Yourself

The business environment is challenging, with demands placed on you each and every day, presenting themselves in myriad forms. Whether it’s negotiating with clients, trying to meet hectic deadlines, managing the work-life balance, or handling conflict with colleagues, there will always be something that will test your patience and your resolve. Most importantly, though, there […]

PIHRA – Monthly Meeting

ABOUT PIHRA | MEETINGS & EVENTS | MEMBERSHIP RESOURCES | PIHRA SOUTH BAY South Bay Employment Law Preview: A Look to 2018 Thursday, November 9 7:30am – 10:30am Don’t miss this event to gain new strategies to help you avoid common pitfalls and prevent new problems. Favorite speaker Laura Petroff will discuss employment law developments, new […]

Questions To Ask and Also Avoid During a Phone Interview

By Matt Zajechowski The hiring process can often take eternity for hiring managers. Phone interviews allow for basic candidate screening as well as easily ruling out bad fits for your company.  A phone interview is the time to figure out whether or not the candidate fully understands the role of the job and the requirements that come with […]

5 employee benefit trends we will be talking about by 2022

by: Jennifer Weinstein 1. Programs to reduce loneliness. A recent Harvard Business Review articlehighlights that “Loneliness and weak social connections are associated with a reduction in lifespan similar to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes a day and even greater than that associated with obesity.” With the rise of open work spaces designed to promote in-the-moment collaboration, […]