Five New, Annoying Interview Questions You’ll Hear In 2017

Story by: Liz Ryan, Forbes Contributor   I love to hear about employers who are stepping out of the old-fashioned Machine Age mindset to treat their employees and job applicants like valued collaborators. I am glad to hear those stories, but I am never short of correspondence describing the opposite scenario! Too many organizations cling to […]

The Challenger Sale: Selling With Insights

If you work in sales, your boss likely recommended you read the Challenger Sale: Taking Control of the Customer Conversation by Brent Adamson and Matthew Dixon. It’s not just any old book — it’s a relatively recent classic that challenges the emphasis on relationship building in sales, and brings to light, through research, a proven […]

Upcoming Event: PIHRA May 17th, 2017 It’s Happy Hour!

Happy Hour Mixer! One of the greatest benefits of being a PIHRA member is the ability to network with other local Human Resource professionals! Join us Wednesday May 17th from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm for a special happy hour event, hosted by PIHRA South Bay. Meet new friends, business contacts and build lifelong relationships […]

45 Things to Do on Social Media to Find Jobs

by Erin Greenawald If you’re a smart job searcher, you have probably researched everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters, interviews, and all of the other job-searching basics. But you might not be as familiar with the newest technique for searching for jobs: social media. Sure, most people know how to use social […]

Ace-ing an interview, according to a Harvard student

Written by: Aine Cain, Careers Reporter, Business Insider * Published: Friday 3 February 2017 The Harvard University junior received internship offers from companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, McKinsey, Bain, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley. A computer science and physics major, she has received offer letters for roles in software engineering, data science, product management, consulting, […]

Top 10 workplace trends for 2017

The top 10 workplace trends for 2017 have been identified by Dan Schawbel, keynote speaker and NY Times bestselling author and are based on hundreds of conversations with human resource executives and workers, a series of national and global online surveys and secondary research from more than 160 different primary and secondary research sources, including think tanks, […]

CB & Associates Re-Loaded

CB & Associates is excited to announce that our new and refreshed website is live! The updated site includes changes to navigation, with dropdown menus for both mobile and desktop versions. We’ve also improved the structure of our content, so you’ll get more from a quick read. There’s a whole host of smaller but impactful […]