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Human Resources 101: Workshop & Webinar Series

  • West Business Development Center 345 North Franklin Street Fort Bragg, CA, 95437 United States (map)

Human Resources 101: Workshop & Webinar Series

Event will be rescheduled. TBA

Whether you are a solo practitioner or run a business with employees, this workshop will provide key insights on the importance of Human Resources to your business.  

  • Understand the importance of culture in making decisions about HR policies and practices. 

  • Learn the differences between employees, interns, volunteers and contractors, including the new CA 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 will learn in this workshop:

  • What is Human Resources and your responsibility

  • Understand the difference between employees, interns and contractors

  • Learn what employee benefits are mandatory or voluntary

  • Understand which laws apply to your company size

Webinar Series:

In addition to this workshop you will also receive access to 2 webinars that will go in depth on the following topics.

Webinar 1: October 23, 2019, 12:00-1:00PM - Hiring for Success – The difference between a good and a bad hire

  • Learn how to improve the efficiency of your hiring process

  • Consistently make better hires

  • Reduce turnover by hiring the right person for the job

Webinar 2: November 6, 2019, 12:00-1:00PM - Take a wrecking ball to your annual performance review process!

  • Understand why traditional performance review processes fail

  • Gain knowledge of alternatives to traditional performance reviews

  • Feel confident to implement a new approach to performance management that your managers and employees will embrace

This workshop is taught by:

Human resource specialist Lisa McCormack of Affogato Consulting has worked with various companies in the development of HR programs and is an advisor with West Business Development Center. Understanding the importance of implementing a strong foundation is key to operating a safe and legal environment.  

Connect with her on Facebook at Affogato HR Consulting LLC, @affogatohr or on Linked In at 


October 16, 2019



*Please note we ask all workshop attendees to be in the classroom at their seats ten minutes prior to class. Class will begin promptly at 12:00PM


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


$30 General Admission

$25 Women in Business or Chamber members

$20 West Center Clients


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