Long Beach - Rethink: Countering Implicit Bias
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Long Beach - Rethink: Countering Implicit Bias

When: Thursday, January 18, 2018
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Where: The Grand Long Beach
4101 Willow Ave
Long Beach, California  90815
United States
Presenter: Nancy Torres
Contact: Janet Vreeland

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PIHRA Long Beach

Rethink: Countering Implicit Bias


In this interactive workshop, participants will gain an understanding of implicit bias and how it affects our thinking and decision making on a daily basis, including in the recruitment processes. Participants will learn how to recognize these natural biases, and gain best practices for hiring, interviewing candidates, hiring for diversity and conducting reference checks.


Program Agenda

11:00am - 11:30am Networking
11:30am - 11:45am Buffet Lunch/Seating
11:45am - 12:00pm PIHRA Business and Introductions of Guests
12:00pm - 1:15pm Speaker Presentation
  1:15pm - 1:30pm Opportunity Drawings and Closing





Nancy Torres, California State University Long Beach

Seasoned HR practitioner, with experience in a variety of industries including finance, distribution, manufacturing and currently education. Nancy has served most often in a HR Generalist role with an emphasis in Employee/Labor Relations. Nancy was recognized as the PIHRA Long Beach HR Excellence District Winner and the Overall PIHRA HR Award of Excellence Recipient for 2014-2015. Nancy holds both SPHR and SHRM-SCP. She was recently named Interim Associate Vice President of Human Resources Management for California State University Long Beach.





This program has been approved for 1.25 Professional Development Credits (PDCs), towards SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP, through the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  This program has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.

The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.


Registration Rates

Category Pre-Registration Onsite
PIHRA Member $30 $40
Guest/Nonmember $45 $55
PIHRA Member In-Transition $25 $35
PIHRA Student Member $25 $35

Online registration closes on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 8:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite.


Cancellation Policy

There will be a 50% administration fee for any cancellation. If you need to cancel, we must receive it in writing (email or fax) 2 business days prior to an event during normal business hours. Refunds will not be given to no-shows. Credits will not be issued for use towards future PIHRA events.


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Contact Us

Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
1515 W 190th St, Ste 530
Gardena, CA 90248
+1(310) 416-1210
Fax +1(310) 416-9055