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In this informative presentation, franchise consultant and business expert Bill Powell of FranNet will answer attendees’ initial questions on business and franchising basics. Highlights include:
· Why consider business ownership? Advantages and disadvantages
· Determining your ideal business model: Build, buy or franchise
· Economic overview and business trends
· Much more than food: Myths of franchise ownership
· Funding options and building equity as an exit strategy
· How the SBDC, SBA and SCORE can help
Advance registration is required. Register by calling 937-496-8631 or register at Dayton.score.org.
Job Seekers often encounter employment opportunities that are short term or temporary, but it can be very hard pursue those opportunities if full-time work is just around the corner. Teresa Wilkerson of Staffmark will discuss the pros and cons of working with staffing agencies and accepting “temp to hire” and contract employment.
Get a competitive edge before an interview by researching the company using library resources. Find company profiles online. Learn about hiring trends and how to answer tricky interview questions with free online resources.
Job seekers should research a potential employer before applying and/ or interviewing. But how much research is enough? What is the most important information and where is it found? The Job Seekers team will highlight library resources, and other methods such as human intel, you should check out before you apply or interview.
LinkedIn is a great professional networking tool for job seekers. Take advantage of this open lab to create or update a LinkedIn profile that showcases skills and experience and highlights interest in new opportunities. Library volunteers and staff will be on hand to help.
The holiday season often includes lots of social events which include people we don’t see very often. That’s why it is a perfect time to share a strong elevator pitch and spread the word that you’re looking for new opportunities. Ann Riegle-Crichton, Business Services Librarian, will shares tips and tricks for creating a WOW elevator pitch. She’ll also share techniques for meeting and greeting the right people who can help you move forward as the year draws to a close.