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The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the SC LowCountry SCORE chapter announce the inaugural session in the Beaufort Chamber’s Second Wednesday Seminar programs for small businesses:

10 Common Wage and Hour Mistakes Small Businesses Make

This one hour program will provide attendees with the basics of wage and hour law by highlighting common mistakes and misconceptions small business owners have about wage and hour law.

About The Speaker

Pat Stanton is a SCORE volunteer mentor and directs the SC LowCountry SCORE chapter’s Education Working Group

He has a B.S. from St. Joseph’s (Pa.) University, a J.D. from University of Virginia School of Law and an M.B.A. from the Executive Program at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

He is a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for more than 20 years. He was one of only five attorneys in New Jersey to be named to the top tier of management lawyers every year by Chamber’s USA’s survey since that survey’s inception to his retirement in 2013, and he was selected as Management Employment Lawyer of the Year in the 2013 Superlawyers survey of New Jersey attorneys.

Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Attendance is free for Chamber members, but you must register.   The fee for non-members is $15.

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The Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the SC LowCountry SCORE Chapter, announces ATTRACTING AND RETAINING GOOD EMPLOYEES, a seminar for small business owners.

This one hour program will provide attendees with an understanding of how to plan for, recruit, and retain good new employees. In the program, attendees will:

  • Work in teams to analyze a typical interview scenario and discuss common mistakes in the process
  • Learn the 18 steps from job opening to hire of the appropriate candidate
  • Learn the 13 common hiring mistakes
  • Learn the 10 most common illegal interview questions
About The Speaker

Linda Klingman is the Founder of HR Coastal, a Bluffton-based consulting firm focused on delivering HR and organizational development outsourcing, consulting, and training to small businesses as well as providing hands-on assistance in recruiting and hiring employees.

Prior to forming HR Coastal, Ms. Klingman amassed 25 years of Human Resources experience in diverse industry sectors, including healthcare, IT, banking, manufacturing, and private communities. Most recently, she worked as the Manager of Human Resources at Moss Creek.

Ms. Klingman has her B.A. and MEd. from the University of Pittsburgh, her MS in Human Resources Management from LaRoche College and was awarded a Senior Professional certification in Human Resources Management by the Human Resources Certification Institute. She currently serves as President of the Lowcountry Human Resources Association.

Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Attendance is free for Chamber members, but you must register.   The fee for non-members is $15.

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Lowcountry SCORE 2017 Non-Profit Seminar Series 

SC Lowcountry SCORE and our partners are pleased to announce our 2017 Non-Profit Seminar Series. Panelists will include experienced non-proft managers, seasoned board members and area professionals in human resource management, revenue generation, establishing and managing strategic alliances, social media and program assessment.

First Session: Thursday, October 19, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

This is a four-part series but, you can attend fewer classes if you choose.

  • Managing Human Resources - Oct 19 , 2017
  • Strategic Alliances - Oct 26, 2017
  • Innovation in Fund Raising - Nov 2, 2017
  • Strategic Program Management - Nov 9, 2017

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