17 of the biggest differences between managers and leaders

by: Natalie Walters, for Business Insider The words “leader” and “manager” are often used interchangeably, but they mean two completely different things.  For instance, a manager tells their employees what to do, while a leader encourages them. A manager accepts the status quo, while a leader challenges it.  Resourceful Manager, a website that offers information, training, and tools to supervisors trying […]

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2019 California HR Conference Announcing the 2019 California HR Conference! August 25-28, 2019 | Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Join 2,700 HR professionals at California’s largest HR conference where you’ll be inspired by real stories, learn from experts who understand the nuances you face day-to-day, build meaningful relationships over unique experiences, and be equipped […]

36 things you should never say to your boss

by: Jacquelyn Smith, Marissa Perino and Rachel Gillett for Business Insider While honest communication is crucial between you and your boss, some things are better left unsaid.We talked to several workplace experts to see what they consider problematic phrases.In addition to some of the obvious answers (such as profanity and insults), some other phrases include “Can I be […]

The 32 smartest questions to ask at the end of every job interview

Jacquelyn Smith and Marissa Perino Jul. 25, 2019, 1:24 PM At the end of nearly every interview, the interviewer will ask, “Do you have any questions for me?”We asked several high-ranking executives to give their suggestions for how interviewees should respond.It is crucial that applicants have questions prepared to take advantage of the opportunity. When the interviewer asks, […]

Emotional IQ

Join PIHRA South Bay in Hawthorne on July 11 for Emotional IQ featuring guest speaker Mike Lee!  Redefining the Future of Work and Human Resources Gone are the days when HR exclusively focused on gathering employment applications, dealing with compliance, and interviewing candidates. At this moment in time the HR is being called to fundamentally overhaul the […]

PIHRA South Bay – Networking After Work

Wednesday, May 15 | 5:30pm – 8:00pm | Blue Water Grill One of the greatest benefits of being a PIHRA member is the ability to network with other local Human Resource professionals! Get your connection on at Networking After Work. Join us Wednesday, May 15 from 5:30pm – 8:00pm for a special happy hour event, hosted by PIHRA […]

The Elephant In The Room or Secret Interview Tip #107: Address It Directly & Honestly

Whether you’re interviewing for a job or an internship, you will inevitably have something about your education, background, or experiences that isn’t quite what your potential employer has in mind. This however isn’t personal and doesn’t necessarily mean you’re not qualified. In fact, it’s highly unlikely that any candidate is going to be perfect for a job. […]

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How Does a Power Plant Work? Figure 6 (above): Conceptual Illustration of a Thermal Generation Power Plant https://cbrecruiters.catsone.com/careers/?portal= Electricity is a secondary power source harvested from the mechanical work that is exerted from a turbine to a coupled, rotary magnet that spins around copper coils within a generator.The majority of turbine generators used are thermally […]