Professionals In Human Resources Association

Career Outlook

Employment of human resources managers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2018 to 2028, about as fast the average for all occupations. As new companies form and organizations expand their operations, they will need human resources managers to oversee and administer their programs and to ensure that firms adhere to changing and complex employment laws. Strong competition can be expected for most positions.

Careers Represented

Human resources managers, Administrative services managers, Compensation and benefits managers, Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists.  Check out our Career Center

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Brief Overview

Dedicated to the continuous enhancement of human resources through networking, learning, and advocacy. We serve the human resources industry in Southern California with 17 chapters in the counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura. As the largest affiliate of the Society for Human Resources Management and the nation’s second largest HR association, PIHRA represents more than 4,000 individual members. Visit to learn about member benefits, chapter programs and events.

About California HR Conference

Created and curated by the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA,) the California HR Conference (CAHR) is a hub of human resource content for professionals who either practice or are responsible for HR management in California.

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    Typical Education

    Candidates need a combination of education and several years of related work experience to become a human resources manager. Although a bachelor’s degree is sufficient for most positions, some jobs require a master’s degree. Candidates should have strong interpersonal skills.

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