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Friday, March 6, 2020 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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280 Trumbull St
Hartford, CT 06103

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Tracy Allen 
Greater Hartford SCORE 

HR Basics for Entrepreneurs 



Do you need to hire employees to level up your business and don't know where to start?
Don't want to make costly mistakes?
 Then, this workshop is for you!


Learn the HR Basics needed to start hiring new employees as your business grows and expands.

You will Learn:

  •  HR Strategic Planning: Preparing, Sourcing and Recruiting How-To’s, Selection, Onboarding and Assimilation
  • Employee Engagement and Retention: Defining, Assessing Engagement, Evaluating Employee Engagement And Retention
  • Learning and Development: Adult Learning, Training and Developing Employees
  • Comp and Benefits: Total Reward Strategy, Benefits
  • Labor Relations: Employee Handbooks Basics, Managing Challenging Employees and Situations, Workplace Retaliation, Disciplining Employees
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: As part of Brand, Incorporating Values and Rules, Code of Conduct, CSR Strategy
  • Regulations: High Level Overview of HR Legislative and Regulatory Employment Laws, Record Management and Retention

FREE Parking at the 150 High St. lot available for this workshop.

Meet Our Presenter: Kathy Hearn


Kathy Hearn is a highly effective Human Resources professional. Experience with establishing strategic priorities and aligning business objectives with employees and management. Proficient in HR policy and practices, research, sourcing, succession planning, competitive intelligence, networking and social media. With experience in corporate training and consulting and technological recruiting, adept in cultivating strong relationships with internal and external business partners and leading intelligence efforts for talent management and acquisition. Though human resources are my passion, a solid work ethic, opportunities to cultivate additional experience in contracts, facilities management, and finance administration. Areas of expertise include: Talent Acquisition, Benefits Management, Safety & Compliance, Onboarding, Training & Development, Employee Relations, Employee Engagement, Social Media, Performance Management, Career Development, Compensation and Policy.

Contact Info:

Location: Ellington, CT

Tel: 860-690-4049

E-mail: Website:

Please remember:

1. Monitor your emails for any updates to the date/location/time.

2. Our workshops are PAPERLESS, so you will receive an email the day before the workshop linking you to any handouts. You should print it out or load it onto a laptop, tablet, or phone for viewing.

Please Note:

1. You must register online for all workshops. No walk-ins will be allowed for any paid workshops because we do not have the ability to take payment on the spot.

2. There will be absolutely no refunds for workshops.

3. Please arrive with enough time to get settled as every workshop will start promptly.

4. Parking - Validated parking available at 150 High St. parking lot only. 

5. Virtual Workshops are a two-step process. Please make sure that you check your email and follow the instructions so you can get the log in credential for the Zoom workshop session. Also, make sure you download the app on your phone or computer prior to the start of the workshop.


Free Business Counseling:

To get free one-on-one business counseling or learn about other SCORE free and paid workshops, please visit our website.

SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association.