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Moving from Solopreneur to an Employer – How to recruit the right fit (St. AB POP UP)

Wednesday, November 7 | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Pop-Up St. Albert (Chamber of Commerce)

Bring your Lunch and Learn!

Moving from a solopreneur to an employer takes a lot of planning and consideration. Hiring the right employee is critical and small businesses do not have the luxury of making a mistake during the hiring process. This session will explore the steps required when hiring your first (or next) employee.

o Role identification – Determining the role requirements and expectations Compensation, benefits and location
o The Recruitment Process – Marketing, Interview process, Assessment tools
o Onboarding – How to make the employee feel welcome, Training and performance management

Attendees will understand the steps required when making the decision to hire their first (or next) employee.

Attendees will learn:

o How to identify the competencies, expectations and duties required within a role
o Advice on where to find compensation benchmarking
o An overview of the recruitment process and resources available
o Tips for onboarding


About your Facilitator:

Chantelle Svensen-Lewis brings extensive experience from the post-secondary industry where she spent
over ten years in the development and advancement field. Chantelle’s experience in coaching,
marketing, fundraising, and account management allows her to provide a multi-faceted approach to her
client’s human resource needs. She understands the importance of providing exemplary customized
customer service and hiring for the right fit. Chantelle has taught in the JR Shaw School of Business as a
management sessional instructor and holds a Master of Business Administration.v

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