Smart Strategies for Recruiting and Retaining Employees

On Demand
Until Sep 30
Online
Topic: Managing Employees

As we prepare for the busy summer season, perhaps the greatest challenge facing local small business owners today is hiring and retaining employees.

Join the Clatsop SBDC and a panel of local business leaders from Fort George Brewery, Beach Books and Columbia Hospitality to learn proven best practices for how to recruit, develop and retain employees.

We’ll explore innovative ideas for advertising job openings, building an employee-centered culture, and becoming a better boss – all with the end goal of creating a team and culture that helps your business reach its true potential.

Clatsop Community College SBDC workshops are not eligible for continuing education credits and we will not be able to issue any certificates of completion or provide similar statements or documentation.

Speaker(s): Jessica Newhall, Associate Director, Clatsop SBDC Jessica is dedicated to helping clients overcome barriers and devise solutions for long-term success. With a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Colorado and over 20 years of business experience, she is uniquely suited to advising business owners. Her coaching approach to helping entrepreneurs successfully navigate the complexity of business ownership is drawn from her own business experience overseeing the strategic, financial, and day-to-day operations. Karen Emmerling, Owner, Beach Books Karen grew up in Portland and has degrees from the University of Oregon and Portland State University. In prior lives she worked in advertising and broadcasting, and with her husband at Gearhart Ironwerks. She opened Beach Books in November of 2005. Zack O'Connor, Senior Vice President at Fort George Brewery Zack focuses primarily on people, culture, communication, and pub operations. He holds degrees in English Literature and Languages from the University of Idaho (go Vandals). Zack has more than 15 years in people and enterprise management and restaurant operations, and holds a PHR certification in Human Resources. Originally from rural southern Idaho, Zack has lived with his wife in Oregon since 2010 and likes good food, good music, good dogs, and good beer. Tamara Roberts, Business Partner, People & Culture, Columbia Hospitality Columbia Hospitality's portfolio includes The Cannon Beach Collection, Stephanie Inn, Surfsand Resort, Wayfarer and Public Coast Brewing Co.


Fee: No Cost

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