BOSS-Talks is a live interview with an inspiring entrepreneur AND information on a business tool or process to make you more profitable and efficient. There is plenty of opportunity to ask questions as well as introduce yourself and talk about your business.
May’s Inspiring Entrepreneur Interview with Ruth Glendinning, Founder of the SLOW-Tech Incubator and Thriving Community Solutions
Ruth was the founder of the SLOW -Tech Incubator and has been an advocate for business and job opportunities for all. She has worked all over the country and is well known for her writings on how communities can equalize economics. She is the founder and Chief Ideationist of Thriving Community Solutions and writes a weekly blog, Neighborhood Economics. Hear her journey. Ask questions. There is something there for everyone. If you miss it, ask us for a copy of the interview.
BOSS-Talks Tool: “Hiring an Intern”
Not ready to hire a “real” employee? Need an extra pair of hands for a semester? Maybe an intern is the best choice. Is there an intern in your future? How do you choose one? How do you pay them? How to do deal with the good and bad of hiring a student? Business Success Center CEO Jan Triplett will share her suggestions designed to make this a good option for you and them. She is going to talk about what to consider and where to go to place your request from a school or schools near you. Otherwise, it might be frustrating and intimidating for you both or the best giveback you ever did. She knows this personally since many of her interns went on to start their own businesses — with her blessing and help.
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