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Yates County Chamber of Commerce announces second growth series seminar

The Yates County Chamber’s Growth Series program helps local businesses and organizations on hot topics they deal with on a day-to-day basis. Taking place at different locations around the county, the seminar’s feature expert speakers to present on each topic.

“Hiring for the Busy Season & Retaining Your Employees” is scheduled for Wednesday, April 13th from 3-5pm at the Dundee Library Community Room. Joe Davis, Employment & Training Programs Supervisor from the Yates County Workforce Development office will be the presenting speaker. The following topics will be discussed:

Hiring for the Busy Season:

  • What the historically low unemployment rate really means about job seekers.
  • How to reach targeted populations for seasonal jobs
  • Virtual career fairs, High School career fairs, using Handshake, social media, flyers, etc. 

Employee Retention:

  • Why people are deciding not to work/why should they work for you?
  • Emotional Intelligence and the bigger picture.
  • Competitive wages vs. convenience vs. flexibility

Registration is required for the event by visiting or calling the Chamber at 315-536-3111. Registration for Chamber Members is $20 and non-chamber members is $30. Refreshments will be provided.

The next Growth Series will be on June 30th, 12-2pm at Lakeside Country Club, titled “Engaging & Telling Your Non-Profit Organization’s Story”. Growth Series is made possible by the generous sponsorships of Lyons National Bank and Keuka College.