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PIHRA Young Professionals exists to engage, equip and encourage young professionals who are actively working in or are interested in Human Resources.   

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Build your personal brand!

Saturday, June 30  .  9:30am - 4:00pm  .  Pepperdine West LA Campus

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Come Brunch & Learn with PIHRA YP!

Build Your Personal Brand 

Come spend the day with PIHRA YP!

Don’t know what the next step in your career is? Build your resume and acquire tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn network to create new opportunities. 

Key Concepts and Benefits

  • Learn strategies to market yourself to employers
  • Get tips on how to take your career to the next level.
  • Learn how to attract identify and pursue new opportunities
  • Network with current HR and business professionals 

Join us and take your career to the next level. Lunch will be provided.

Program Agenda

9:30am - 10:00am - Check in and Network
10:00am - 12:00pm - Morning Session
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch/Networking Opportunity
1:00pm - 3:00pm - Afternoon Session 
3:00pm - 4:00pm - Networking Opportunity


Michele Lando

Michele Lando is a certified professional resume writer, personal branding expert, and founder of writestylesonline.com. She has a passion for helping others present the best version of themselves, both on paper and in person, and works to polish individuals' application package and personal style. Aiming to help create a perfect personal branding package, Michele presents tips to enhance your resume, professional appearance, and boost your confidence as you further develop your career.

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Event Location

Pepperdine University - WLA Campus
6100 Center Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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The PIHRA YP Program is designed to invest in the future leaders of the HR profession, most importantly, giving them the opportunity to build a network within their own community, and with more seasoned HR professionals. PIHRA YP provides the visibility and the tools necessary to help empower young HR professionals to become successful change agents.


Past Events.

Check out what we've been up to in the greater Los Angeles area.


Lunch & Learn at the Races 
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Santa Anita Race Park

We learned about leadership styles and how to best position ourselves as leaders in 2018, and enjoyed our time at the Santa Anita Race Park.


Jingle & Mingle 
Wenesday, December 13, 2017 at Orchid Bar | Kitchen in Downtown LA 
We networked and celebrated the end of 2017 together!  

Magic & Mentorship: Unveiling the Tricks of the HR Trade
Monday, August 28, 2017 at the California HR Conference in Long Beach
The night featured an amazing magic show, followed by an inspiring time of speed mentoring with top HR professionals, networking, food and drinks! 


Keep Separation from Brewing: Baby Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, and Millenials 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 in Huntington Beach

How to grow as a YP leader and work better together! 


Transitioning from College to Professional Life
Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Montebello

PIHRA Young Professionals explored the transition from college to professional life!  


Taking Your Career to the Next Level: Developing yourself, your brand, and your business skills

Thursday, March 23, 2017 in Redondo Beach

PIHRA Young Professionals met on Thursday, March 23 at the beautiful beachfront Bluewater Grill in Redondo Beach! We heard from renowned speaker and HR Coach, Pamela Green, as she guided and encouraged YPs to reach our career goals.


YP Serve & Celebrate! 
Saturday, December 3, 2016 in Orange County

The YPs gave back this holiday season and helped to bring joy to children in Orange County by volunteering with Orange County Toys for Tots. We celebrated our service with a mixer following the volunteer event.

Harnessing the Power of Differences: Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges
PIHRA YP at the California HR Conference

Monday, August 29, 2016 at The Pike at Rainbow Harbor, Long Beach

In August we joined the conversation with other young professionals about diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The panel was led by top diversity leaders and members of the PIHRAYP Leadership Committee and hosted in conjunction with the California HR Conference


Mentoring 101: Why, What and How of Being and Having a Mentor
Thursday, June 30, 2016 in Downtown LA

In June we learned about the art of mentoring - how to create, develop, and build on the mentoring relationship all while enjoying appetizers and drinks brewed at Mumford Brewing Company in Downtown LA.   

Saturday, March 5, 2016 in Santa Anita

The PIHRA Young Professionals gathered on Saturday, March 5 at the Santa Anita Race Track for Getting Ahead of the Pack: YP Day at the Races.

Southern California’s finest HR Mentor Professionals discussed how they got “ahead of the pack”. The day was filled with chances to network with mentors and fellow YPs, and of course - enjoy the races!


@ Hyatt The Pike Long Beach, 12/10/201
We mixed and mingled, learned from our incredible panel of HR experts, donated gifts to the Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital in Long Beach, all while showing off our best holiday sweaters!

PIHRA Young Professionals at the California HR Conference:
Mixing, Mingling & Mentoring

@ Anaheim Marriott, 8/31/2015 
The PIHRA YP Speed Mentoring event at CAHR15 was an incredible opportunity to quick-connect with senior HR professionals while learning about bourbon and bacon. Can you say chocolate-covered bacon? The event was a smash hit, complete with Thor selfies and an impromptu dance party. Young professionals walked away with new knowledge to apply to their career, and the mentors had a blast sharing their wisdom. We hope to see you all at our next event!

PIHRA Young Professionals Urban Art Night Out 
@ KGB Studios, 6/25/2015

PIHRA’s Young Professionals (YPs) launch event on June 25 was a tremendous success. We exceeded our expectations with over 90 young professionals and guests, including members of our wonderful PIHRA Board and PIHRA Location leaders. It was wonderful to watch everyone introducing themselves without hesitation, laughing, asking questions and sharing information and stories. 

“I had fun meeting all types of people tonight. As a young HR professional, it’s hard to find a space to connect with people…. this is the type of space that I need to connect with people and ask questions.”

Bupendra Ram

Young Professional, PIHRA Member


Contact Us

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