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In this episode, we get an HR association leader's take on the needs and experiences of HR pros. Hear too, about what a return to the office means for the HR department's workload.
The guest in #306 is Rafael Rivera, CEO at the Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) - an affiliate of SHRM with 5000+ members.
Rafael is responsible for the strategic operation and success of PIHRA, as well as the annual California HR Conference. He leads a dedicated team of staff at headquarters and over 200 volunteer leaders across Southern California.
- You recently wrapped up the PIHRA 2021 California HR Conference - tell us about it
- What have you heard from PIHRA members as to some of the biggest challenges for HR pros and leaders since Q1 of 2020?
- What does the easing of restrictions mean for HR? What will their workload look like for the rest of 2021?
- What unique challenges and opportunities are HR pros facing as they try to ease employees back to the workplace?
More About Rafael Rivera
Since 2010, Rafael has worked to influence greatness in human resources by engaging, elevating, and serving the Southern California HR community, which impacts the lives of more than 2 million employees. He is a tireless advocate for HR professionals leading as strategic partners in all organizations.
Prior to joining PIHRA, he was the top administrative and executive officer at the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. For over 20 years, Rafael demonstrated continuous progression leading nonprofit and for-profit organizations in marketing and events roles.