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Human Resources 101

October 16, 2019 @ 12:00 PM 2:00 PM PDT

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TOPIC: Human Resources 101
INSTRUCTOR: Lisa McCormack
WHERE: West Business Development Center, 345 North Franklin Street, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
COST: $20 West Center clients; $25 Coast Women in Business and Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce members; $30 general admission


Whether you’re a solo practitioner or run a business with employees, this workshop will provide key insights on the importance of human resources (HR) to your business. Understand the importance of culture in making decisions about HR policies and practices. Learn the differences among employees, interns, volunteers, and contractors including the new state of California contractor test.

Gain an understanding of what are mandatory and voluntary benefits. Understand how you can grow your company while complying with the myriad of state and federal regulations that apply to your organization.

What you’ll learn in this workshop:

  • What’s HR and your responsibility
  • Understand the difference among employees, interns, and contractors
  • Learn what employee benefits are mandatory vs. voluntary
  • Understand which laws apply to your company, according to size

Webinar Series

In addition to this workshop, you’ll receive access to 2 webinars that dive deeper into the following topics:

Don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube channel to see past webinars and inspiring videos.


Lisa McCormack

HR specialist Lisa McCormack of Affogato Consulting has worked with various companies in the development of HR programs. She’s also an advisor with the West Business Development Center. Lisa understands the importance of implementing a strong foundation and that it’s key to operating a safe and legal environment.


West Business Development Center – 345 N Franklin St. Fort Bragg, CA 95437


  • $20 West Center clients
  • $25 Coast Women in Business and Mendocino Coast Chamber of Commerce members
  • $30 general admission

Disclaimer: In the event that the West Center must cancel a workshop for any reason, all registered participants will be notified and 100% of the fee refunded.


We ask all workshop attendees to be in the classroom and in their seats 10 minutes prior to the class start time.

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October 16, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT
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West Business Development Center – Fort Bragg, CA

345 North Franklin Street
Fort Bragg, CA 95437 United States
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