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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 presents: What to Expect in an EBSA Investigation, Health Plans

You’re Invited to our PIHRA South Bay June Breakfast MeetingWhat to Expect in an EBSA Investigation, Health Plans Presented by Tiffany Woo Thursday, June13 | 7:30am-9:45am Ayres Hotel  Join PIHRA South Bay on June 13 for What to Expect in an EBSA Investigation, Health Plans with our presenter Tiffany Woo. The session is designed to help increase awareness […]

What Job Hunters Should Expect in 2019 Job searching in 2019 will be different.

Here’s what you need to know. By Hannah Morgan, ContributorDec. 11, 2018, at 10:02 a.m. Job Hunting Tips for 2019More IF YOU’RE STARTING TO think about looking for a new job, there are new protocols and “rules” to learn before dropping your resume on every online job board. Although the job market is in your favor, employers […]

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. […]

In Case You Were Wondering:

How Does a Power Plant Work? Figure 6 (above): Conceptual Illustration of a Thermal Generation Power Plant 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 […]

Making the most of your interview

Part of the series “Supporting Today’s Workforce” by: Kathy Caprino The do’s and don’ts of job interviewing have been the subject of thousands of articles and posts in recent years. It’s something we read about regularly, with all sorts of tips (often conflicting) about how to prepare well and not to blow your big moment. […]