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Breakfast: Hiring for Startups and Other Small Businesses

  • 13 Sep 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • BMO Room, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd., Halifax NS, B3J 1E9


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Hiring for Startups and Other Small Businesses

Presented in partnership with

This workshop is custom-built for startups looking to hire their first employee or small business owners looking to grow their team. It will focus on how to use existing relationships to find talent while leveraging your strengths to become an employer of choice. Overall, this session will demonstrate how to hire talent in a competitive market without blowing your budget.

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Identify various employment types and their benefits
  • Build a talent search strategy that fits your budget
  • Recognize hiring best practices 

Each participant will also gain access to uptreeHR's signature Hiring Toolkit after the session. Each kit includes: 

  • Comprehensive overview of federal and provincial wage subsidies programs
  • Tips Sheet - the do's and don'ts of hiring
  • Telephone Pre-screen Template
  • Interview Guide Template
  • Reference Check Template
  • Candidate Evaluation Template 
  • Employment Legislation by Province

The facilitator: 

Sarah Mullins is a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) with over 20 years' experience finding, hiring and managing employees. She is the founder of uptreeHR, a Halifax-based human resource consulting firm that helps startups and small businesses manage their people and optimize their performance. For further information visit uptreehr.ca

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