HR Consulting firm CPEhr, and Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization, hosted a Job Shadow Day for 30 high-students from Downtown Business Magnets High School. The day included HR topics such as labor law, interviewing techniques and more.
Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) July 24, 2008 -- Los Angeles HR Consulting firm CPEhr, and Junior Achievement, a non-profit organization, hosted a Job Shadow Day for 30 high-students from Downtown Business Magnets High School.
Students participated in a workshop that included presentations on labor law, successful interviewing techniques, career, passion & money, and professionalism. The topics were facilitated by CPEhr employee volunteers. During the workshop, students learned how to identify both successful and unsuccessful interview candidates by role -playing job interviews.
CPEhr and Junior Achievement jointly hosted the job shadowing day in an effort to prepare students for their first job. The event introduced the students of Downtown Magnets High-School to a human resources firm that provides direction to its clients in tasks like developing a safety program, administering performance appraisals, processing payroll and providing training and development.
“Job shadowing was not only a way for us to prepare students for their first job, but to positively influence their success in high-school,” said Monique Stennis, Marketing Specialist at CPEhr. “As stated by the Society of Human Resources Management, participation in school-to-work programs can improve students’ attendance, grades and graduation rates. Working with Junior Achievement allowed CPEhr to have a positive impact on the students of Downtown Business Magnets High-school.”
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