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Wake Up Wednesdays: A free speaker series for Hampshire County Businesses

Posted on Wednesday August 6th 2014

coffee to goWake up, smell the coffee and help your business grow!

This fall GCC’s Office of Workforce Development, the Franklin Hampshire Career Center and Harmon Personnel Services partner to deliver a free series of professional-development workshops for Hampshire County businesses. Topics range from human resources to unemployment laws to employee innovation. All workshops are held Wednesday mornings from 7:30-9:30am at the Franklin-Hampshire Career Center, 178 Industrial Drive in Northampton.

Seating is limited so please sign up early! Coffee and light refreshments provided. For more information call (413) 586-6506 or email bizteam@fhcareers.org.

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Wednesday, September 10
The Idea-Driven Organization: Unlocking the Power in Bottom-Up Ideas
Dr. Alan G. Robinson, Isenberg School of Management, UMass-Amherst
Learn how the best managers and organizations encourage, collect and implement large numbers of employee ideas. Create an idea-drive organization by harnessing the power of your employees and tapping this power effectively.

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Wednesday, September 24
Unemployment Insurance Laws for Business
Thomas Landers, Hearing Administrator for the Central/West Region
Prepare to laugh out loud as you learn the cost of low engagement, the ROI for increasing levels of employee engagement and some strategies on increasing engagement within your organization in this fun and informative workshop!

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Wednesday, October 8
Employee Engagement and the Funny Side of HR
Ross Gibson, The Richards Group
Prepare to laugh out loud as you learn the cost of low engagement, the ROI for increasing levels of employee engagement and some strategies on increasing engagement within your organization in this fun and informative workshop!

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Wednesday, October 22
Workforce Training Fund Programs (WFTP)
Johanna Hall, Workforce Training Fund Program
Offset the cost of training your employees with a WFTP grant. Unsure about venturing into the “grant wilderness” alone? Learn how to apply for up to $250,000 to help enhance your current and newly hired workers’ skills.

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Wake Up Wednesdays – Fall 2014

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