The Round Rock Public Library and Austin SCORE will be offering a series of free workshops for entrepreneurs and small business owners on Fridays from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 20 through Oct. 25. SCORE is a nonprofit dedicated to helping small businesses and entrepreneurs start, develop and maintain their businesses.
These free timely workshops, presented by recognized experts and practitioners, will cover a variety of issues facing small business owners and entrepreneurs including finances, marketing, and strategic planning.
Join us on Friday, Sept. 20 for HR 101—Hiring and Retention, presented by Cherylann Campbell.
Running a small business requires you to wear a lot of hats.
A seasoned local HR professional, with small business and non-profit experience, presents an overview of key concepts necessary to manage the employee life cycle (from to hire to fire). Participants will leave with an increased awareness of legally protected groups and best practice solutions to address common personnel challenges Practical solutions include how to: write a helpful job description, create meaningful interview questions, conduct background checks, develop an employee handbook checklist, preparing for the first day of employment. Also covered are typical small business mistakes such as using contractors and interns, misclassifying workers, and managing overtime.
This is the right workshop for you if you are considering hiring, are about to hire or you just need some new ideas to deal with persistent “people” issues keeping you from the strategic responsibilities of growing your business.
About the Presenter
Cherylann Campbell brings over twenty five years of experience delivering positive HR results.