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Bucks County to Host September 13 Workshop: “Finding & Hiring Employees”

August 22, 2012

Bucks County to Host September 13 Workshop:  “Finding & Hiring Employees”

Are you a manager or business owner who is ready to hire and expand your company? Let us help you by providing the resources you need to successfully find and bring talent to your organization.

On Thursday, September 13, 2012, the County of Bucks Business Development Department, in conjunction with the Bucks County Commissioners and the Central Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, continues the Fulton Bank 2012 Financial Series with “Finding & Hiring Employees.” The workshop will be held at the Central Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, 252 West Swamp Road, Bailiwick Office Campus, Suite 23, Doylestown, PA  18901.  Networking and registration begin at 8:15 a.m. The program starts promptly at 8:30 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 a.m.

The workshop is designed for business owners and non-profit agencies that are either new to staffing or want to ensure their organization is in compliance and is using best practices to find and hire employees.  Professionals who provide financial, legal, and consulting services to businesses are also encouraged to attend.

Topics to be detailed by our panel will include:

  • Using CareerLink for the talent search;

  • Employment law issues to consider during the interviewing and hiring process;

  • Personnel policies and the employee handbook;

  • Employee training programs; and

  • Payroll and tax compliance;

Scheduled members of the panel are:

  • Elizabeth Walsh, Executive Director, Bucks County Workforce Investment Board

  • Carolyn Plump, Esq., Professor, La Salle University

  • Therese Williams, MA, Partner, Pinnacle Group

  • Emily Evans, Director of Workforce Development, Bucks County Community College

  • Brian Tierney, Director, Streamline Payroll LLC

Pre-registration is requested due to limited seating; the program is free. To register for the workshop, please contact the County of Bucks Business Development Administrator, Sonia Smith, at 215-345-3839 or at srsmith@co.bucks.pa.us.

The County of Bucks Business Development department provides business start-up assistance and helps companies sustain, expand, or enter the Bucks County market.  Its free services include resource provision, workshop education, and networking opportunities. For more information about the county’s Business Development programs and offerings, please visit the official County of Bucks website, www.buckscounty.org.