Illinois workNet has had some great guest speakers and attendees so far in our Small Business webinar series! We have covered:
We've scheduled the next upcoming sessions, see all below and register for all that interest you!
Small Business Procurement - this webinar has already been announced but it's not too late to register for the session tomorrow, May 27th, at 10 AM!
Small Business Resources - June 2 at 2 PM
Learn about all of the resources available to you as a new or existing small business owner that are free or low cost! Our guest speaker will be Kevin Lust of the Small Business Development Center at Lincoln Land Community College.
Advantage Illinois - June 2 at 3 PM
Guest Speaker Stanley Luboff, Advantage Illinois Program Manager, will be detailing the specifics of the Advantage Illinois program and how your small business can participate in this State Small Business Credit Initiative.
Key Performance Indicators - June 10 at 10 AM
How do you know if your business is doing well? First you establish goals and measure your accomplishment at specified times. But, along the way how do you know if you are on-track to meet or exceed your goals? That is where Key Performance Indicators, or KPI, come into play.
Join guest speaker Sybil Ege, Director of the Small Business Development Center at Elgin Community College, as she discusses the components of KPI and how simple they can be to measure once you have the right pieces in place.
Recruiting and Retention for Salespeople - June 16 at 2 PM
How do you know if you are hiring the best representative to sell your products or services? Once you find that perfect salesperson, what can you do to keep the person on-board?
Join guest speaker Tim Neff of United Career Fairs, as he discusses ideas and opportunities you can implement to make the right hire and keep your best people.