November 2012 EPWA Meeting: Employment Principles & Sticky Situations

  • Tuesday, November 13, 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Vineland Center

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Meeting Chairwoman: Breeze Ettl

Employment Principles & Sticky Situations

Speaker:
Judee Hopwood, President
Williamson Employment Services


Tuesday, November 13

5:30p.m. Networking
6:00p.m. Dinner & Meeting

Speaker Topic
Judee Hopwood will present a funny and insightful look at the pitfalls and possible remedies that arise when employment situations become “sticky.”  As President of a staffing firm, she has seen it all.  Employment principles are constantly evolving and are often at odds with what you feel is right or fair.  How do you make the right decision for both yourself and your company?  How can you apply the lessons learned when dealing with difficult employment situations to issues that arise with clients and customers?  Perspectives from both the employer and employee will be explored with plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Speaker Biography
Judee Hopwood is President and Owner of Williamson Employment Services, Inc., a Certified Women's Business Enterprise. Williamson Employment Services is a family-owned full service staffing agency, which celebrated their 20th anniversary this year.  Judee received her MBA from Western Michigan University in 2004. She is dedicated to promoting the local community and currently serves on the Women's Business Center Advisory Board and the Executive and Professional Women's Association Board. She is an active member of the American Staffing Association, the Southwestern Michigan Economic Growth Alliance, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council, the Berrien Community Foundation, the Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce, and is a Cornerstone Alliance Steward of Michigan's Great Southwest.

Location Vineland Center
1155 Vineland Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085

Directions
(From St. Joseph) WASHINGTON AVE, south, turn left onto VINELAND RD - go 0.3 mi. The Vineland Center will be on your left.

Meal Cost:  $22 Members, $32 Trial Members/Guests

Buffet Menu Oven-baked chicken, tortellini Alfredo, tossed salad, California blend vegetables, baby redskins, rolls & butter, punch, coffee & water.  You may bring your own adult beverage.  Cash bar not available.

Questions?  Reach Jo Ann Bertrand by email at epwami@yahoo.com.

If paying by mail, please remember that you still need to make your reservation on the EPWA website.

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Jo Ann Bertrand
902 Eagle Point Drive
St. Joseph, MI 49085
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