Workshop #1: Managing People (Employment Processes)

When it comes down to hiring new employee’s as a start-up founder or a small business owner it proves to be quite a challenge. Understanding what you’re looking for can simplify the recruitment process, in making sure you find the right employee who is able to impact productivity, employment relationship, work culture and a positive impact on the work environment.

This workshop will cover;

  • Identify the need for the position

  • What to consider when preparing the position description

  • Creating some effective recruitment selection criteria

  • Finding the right fit for the position

  • Onboarding new employee(s)

  • Understanding casual, part-time and full time

  • Payroll management

*Participants will be asked to develop task list during workshop. 

About Peter Ridsdale

Peter Ridsdale is the Entrepreneur in Residences at Western BACE. With over 20+ years of consulting to a wide variety of private enterprises and public organisations he has developed a broad ranging skill set in all areas of strategic planning, budgeting, operations management, systems re-engineering, communications, personnel management, finance and administration and property asset management.

For the large portion of the past 20+ years, Peter has been extensively involved in assisting SME start-ups through training programs, workshops and mentoring both in regional Victoria and Melbourne.


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