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CEN TRAINING | Hiring and Developing Talent | Redwood City, 6/19
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June 9, 2018 | -


Hiring and Developing Talent


Discounts available for Santa Clara County nonprofits. (Details Below)




The process of hiring new employees often takes a significant investment of time and energy. It can be tempting to cut corners… but in the long run, hiring the wrong employee is not only disruptive to your team, it also ends up being even more time consuming and expensive. On the other hand, hiring the right employee - and setting them up for success - can help propel your mission forward.  In this workshop, you will learn tips to assess and define your organization’s needs and values before you begin the hiring process, gain insight to develop strong job descriptions that will attract the right talent, and examine the interview process and how you can embed case studies to better evaluate candidates. You will also walk away with a framework to help new hires excel in their new roles, starting from day one.

Intended Audience: Nonprofit staff managers, Executive Directors [This workshop is best for individuals that are relatively new to the hiring process or are looking for a general refresh.] 


  • Explore how you can use your mission and values to determine your hiring goals
  • Gain a template for creating stronger job descriptions
  • Learn how to develop questions to identify the behaviors and competencies you want in your next employee
  • Create a plan for success with a proper orientation and expectation setting


When: June 19, 2018  9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Where: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, CA 94065 (Harbor Room)

Cost: CEN Members - $75, Non-members - $150

Instructor: Jennifer Simmons


*Discounts Available


For Santa Clara County Nonprofits:

Applied Materials Foundation Discount: CEN Members - $20 | Non-members - $40

Starting in September 2016, thanks to the generosity of the Applied Materials Foundation, all Santa Clara County nonprofits (staff & board) can take advantage of deep discounts to any of CEN's new nonprofit professional development workshops. Please APPLY HERE and receive a discount code on your registration.


For CEN Members:

Up to an additional 50% in scholarships is available to CEN members. Click HERE to check your organization's membership status and APPLY TO: CHRISTINE@CEN.ORG.

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