Ann Arbor Spark Monday released this schedule of events for the rest of October.
Ann Arbor Spark Offers ‘Starting Your Own Business’
Friday, Oct. 18: Ann Arbor Spark will offer its monthly “Starting Your Own Business” event from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at Spark East, 215 W. Michigan Ave. in Ypsilanti. The cost is $25. At this forum you will learn about personality traits that impact entrepreneurialism, creating a marketing plan for your business, legal, accounting, and risk considerations, product development, business plans and financing options. You will have an opportunity to get advice from a variety of business experts and organizations that are available to support new ventures. More at this link.
Ann Arbor Spark Offers HR Training Event
Tuesday, Oct. 29: Ann Arbor Spark will offer “Leading HR When it’s not your Day Job” Oct. 29 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Spark Central, 330 E. Liberty St., Ann Arbor. The cost is $15. Are you responsible for HR in your organization? What if HR is not your subject matter expertise? What if you were a recruiter and are now responsible for all of HR, or a generalist who needs to strengthen your staffing skills? What if you are not available for a HR course at WCC or a master’s at EMU? Each session will include tactics, skills to learn, legal considerations, and resources for next steps. More at this link.
Ann Arbor Spark Offers Career Connections Event
Tuesday, Oct. 29: Ann Arbor Spark will offer its monthly “Hot Shots: Career Connections” event from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Conor O’Neill’s, 318 S. Main St. in Ann Arbor. Free event. Bring your resume, and come and mingle with growing, innovative companies in a fun and relaxed environment! Companies attending include Custom Business Solutions Inc., Poly Informatics, Stout Systems, Technical Engineering Consultants Inc. and more. Check the event Web site through Oct. 29 for more participating employers.