Next Concept HR Association (NCHRA), one of the nation’s largest HR associations, has been advancing organizations through human resources since 1960.
Delivering over 100 programs annually, the association is dedicated to connecting human resources professionals with practice resources, leading California-specific training, legal and legislative developments, quality service providers, and each other — forming career-long networks and partnerships.
Access to certified HR advisors who can provide quick answers and second opinions
Job board, alerts, salary calculator, Career Resource Network tool & Lee Hecht Harrison program
Support for obtaining and maintaining your professional HR certifications
Extensive discounts on 100+ programs and services from credit unions to insurance to pre-employment screening
Five annual hard-copy issues of HR West Magazine plus two content-rich blogs
Legal and Compliance Updates
Legal research tools, employment law updates, industry-specific legal memos & free online courses
Complimentary entrance to live monthly webinars on best practices
Socials, leadership opportunities & high-quality educational programs in your own backyard
Check out more than 100 events offered each year, including HR West, HR TechXpo, Certification Prep Courses, one day conferences, ePrograms, socials, networking, seminars, webinars, regional meetings and more.
Our program offers the best value with pass rates that consistently beat the national average. We offer HRCI certification and SHRM Certification classes. Our programs also offer re-cert credits, when approved.
We know that HR issues often need immediate attention and that your time is extremely limited. To help, NCHRA Members have complimentary access to speak directly to advisors Mon-Fri, 6am-5pm PST and access thousands of online tools.
Reach top HR decision makers in the West. Serving a community of more than 20,000 professionals, NCHRA is one of the nation’s largest human resources associations. We offer a variety of opportunities to reach your target audience.
Gain exposure to a wide audience of HR and business decision makers and position yourself as an expert among your peers. We welcome speaking proposals from professionals with expertise in a wide range of Human Capital Management topics and beyond.
Looking for ways to get involved? We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to enhance your career, build your network and hone your leadership skills. Opportunities include serving on regional boards, serving as an on-site administrator at an event, and more!