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Spotlight on HR

November 2, 2012 - Hiring then retaining good employees are key strategies to gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Those employees expand your brand, provide outside expertise for growth and increase the depth of talent in the organization. Prioritizing this key area of your business and developing consistent hiring and HR practices will make a difference in the long term. Don't miss our upcoming program on HR issues that can make or break your business!

About the presenter:
Jim Austgen is an accomplished leader in the areas of business improvement, human resources and crisis management. Austgen worked at Motorola as Corporate Vice President and Director of Motorola's Global Employee Solution Centers and now serves as a SCORE counselor and co-chair of SCORE's HR committee. He is a relied-upon advisor to executive leadership teams on issues ranging from crisis management to business restructuring.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 7 pm
Barrington Area Library, Zimmerman Room
Free workshop, registration requested. Click here to sign up.