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How to Hire Your First Employee

Thu 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Topic: Managing Employees

Is it time to start delegating so you can focus on growing your business? Are you ready to hire someone but unsure of the “back office” changes to your business? Your first hire, no matter the job description, is a key employee of your business. WBEC-East has gathered a panel of experts to help you understand the legal, financial, and administrative requirements for employers. We’ll talk independent contractor vs. employee. We’ll talk about employment taxes, insurance, benefits, and best practices for recruiting a key employee. We'll also share a helpful checklist so you have a road map of your next steps. You’ll leave ready to take the big leap from being a solopreneur to being an employer. At this workshop, you will: •Hear from legal, tax, and HR experts •Learn about your legal obligations as an employer •Receive a checklist with helpful links and clear explanations •Find out about resources in our area to help you navigate the process of becoming an employer

Speaker(s): Richard Furlong, IRS; Andrea Kirshenbaum, Post & Schell, P.C.; Zina Steward, Luving Hands; Dr. Meg Shope-Koppel, Philadelphia Works

Fee: $ 10.00

This fee holds your place in the class and is non-refundable. Limited financial assistance is available for those who qualify; complete a financial aid application before registering for a course.

Phone: 215-790-9232


Women's Business Enterprise Center (WBEC-East)
WBEC-East Conference Room, 1124
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 1124 Philadelphia, PA, 19107