SEMINAR: An Employers Forum – New Strategies – New Directions

SEMINAR: An Employers Forum – New Strategies – New Directions Six Topics for Your Business WHEN: Mar 29, 2011 LOCATION: Chamber Conference Room, 446 Main St., Worcester TIME: 7:30 am registration, 8 – 10 am program COST: $25 Members, $35 Non-Members “Social Networking Sites: A Double-Edged Sword for Employers.” Among the topics to be discussed …

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Brown Bag Networking Group

Brown Bag Networking Group Reuben Hoar Library, 41 Shattuack Street Littleton, MA – Couper Room Thursday, March 24TH. Open networking 2-2:30 PM and Presentation 2:30-4:00 PM Networking with LinkedIn Make your LinkedIn account produce results. Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for building business relationships, job hunting, and generating leads. This workshop will explain how …

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What do you think the success rate is for a senior professional in getting in front of a hiring manager?

What do you think the success rate is for a senior professional in getting in front of a hiring manager? 75%, 50%?  Less than 5% of senior professionals get in front of the hiring managers without a developed resume.  Notice I did not say written, but developed resume. Given the current market conditions, it is …

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How to Find a Job Using LinkedIn

This course is designed to give you a better understanding of how to use LinkedIn for your job search.  Recruiters and Hiring Managers put their emphasis on recruiting candidates on-line.  For many, this process can be daunting! In this class we will explore: How to look for a job on-line, proven strategies/techniques for responding to …

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Eliminating Waste in the Recruitment Process

Communications

Companies will develop strategic plans; invest in product development, marketing, sales and technology to ensure they are strongly positioned in the market to beat their competition. Most companies don’t apply the same prudence when hiring the workforce that will drive these requisites to success. Recruiters and staffing managers can achieve significant savings by taking a …

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What’s in Your Personnel File?

Did you know that on 8/30/10, Governor Patrick signed a new economic development bill that contains an amendment to Massachusetts personnel records law? The new law (Chapter 240 of the Acts of 2010, section 148) implements a dramatic change in the employers’ legal obligations regarding personnel records. The amendment requires employers to notify employees within …

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WRITING AN EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Hiring employees means creating rules for them to follow. How to write an employee handbook that can help you run a better company — and protect you in court. When you’re launching a new business, writing an employee handbook probably isn’t the first thing about. But once you start hiring, and have enough employees to …

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Staffing Your Small Business

Running any small business always comes with its fair share of challenges–be it marketing, managing or tracking revenue, but one problem that few think about is staffing. Staffing a small business is not something that can be done on the spur of the moment. Choosing the right staff means considering your business needs–immediate and future. …

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