HR Basics for New Small Business Owners
Please join the WNG Entrepreneur Roundtable when we meet with Edgar Ndjatou, Founder/Principal of Officium, who will discuss with us "HR Basics for New Small Business Owners."
If you are considering starting your own business or have already done so, this session will help you understand how to scale by growing your team. During his presentation, Edgar will provide information on HR basics that one should know before adding staff. Topics covered will include the practical realities of hiring hiring employees, the DC metro area landscape for HR compliance, and tips on deciding whether someone should be an independent contractor or an employee.
REGISTER HERE: https://washingtonnetworkgroup.com/calendar/hr-basics-for-new-small-business-owners/
About Our Speaker:
Originally from Cameroon and raised in New York City, Edgar Ndjatou (ja-too) is passionate about creating workplaces that value fair treatment, trust, and open communications. Edgar also embraces change and the opportunity it brings, which helps him connect with individuals dealing with difficult career obstacles. Before founding Officium, Edgar practiced employment law for nine years, including co-managing his own law firm. As an employment lawyer, Edgar represented employees, in the federal, nonprofit, and private sectors, in all phases of administrative proceedings and lawsuits involving claims under federal, state, and local employment laws. For employers, Edgar provided advice and counsel to minimize litigation risk by ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws. Edgar’s clients included charter schools, tutoring companies, construction firms, restaurants, IT companies, and other business owners. Edgar has developed a wide knowledge base to assist a client in making competent human resources decisions or to guide a client in enhancing their personal brand. Edgar’s experiences have given him a perspective on how addressing a client’s needs involves using holistic, creative, and reasoned approaches. You can find Edgar on LinkedIn.
About the WNG Entrepreneur Roundtable:
The WNG Entrepreneur Roundtable supports entrepreneurs who are building new organizations and businesses. We do this by convening networking opportunities and content-driven programs that address issues of interest to entrepreneurs of every stripe. Additionally, the Entrepreneur Roundtable works collaboratively with other WNG Roundtables and Special Interest Groups, and serves as the WNG's liaison to other entrepreneur-focused organizations.
4:00 PM - Pre-Session Networking
4:15 PM - Program Begins
5:45 PM - Program Ends & Post-Session Networking
6:15 PM - Adjourn
Attire is business casual.