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BOLD Speaker Series: Hiring For Small Business

Nonmember Price: Free to Attend Date: Location: Zoom Video Communications Categories: Small Business, Seminars/Webinars, Chamber Events

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Event Details

The Garland Chamber in partnership with Texas Security Bank is proud to be hosting the BOLD Speaker Series 2.0. The Business Speaker Series will be a monthly, continuing education forum for business owners. The series is designed to enhance knowledge in critical business disciplines - especially for the independent business owner.

January Topic: Hiring for Small Business
Speakers: Monica Narvaez, MKim Legal, & Meredith Spurrier, Express Employment Professionals

Date: Jan. 25, 2022
Time: Checkin - 7:45 a.m., Program - 8 - 9 a.m.
Location: Zoom Video Communications


About the Topic

Join us for a discussion as to how the rapidly-changing legal and regulatory landscape is affecting hiring trends and employee retention, and how employers can prepare and adapt.  We will discuss how the Pandemic has re-shaped the workplace covering such topics as:  vaccines, OSHA compliance, remote work, sick leave policies, shifting job priorities, trade secret litigation, recruitment, and retention, etc.



About the Speakers

Monica Narvaez, MKim Legal


Monica Narvaez enjoys advising businesses from all industries on labor and employment matters.  She leverages her experience and knowledge as a certified human resource professional to help businesses navigate the most complex employment situations in the hopes of avoiding litigation, but also strengthening the relationship between management and employees.  However, she also litigates disputes before the TWC, EEOC, DOL, state and federal courts, and other state and federal regulatory bodies.  She also served as a Human Resources Policy Attorney for the State of Ohio where she wrote laws, rules and policies pertaining to the personnel processes and functions for close to 100,000 employees.  She enjoys working with businesses from all industries and with offices nationally and internationally. 


Meredith Spurrier, Express Employment Professionals

Meredith leads a team of Specialized Recruiters for Industrial, Skilled Trades, Office Services, and Professional positions.  In addition, she handles the client relationships for small to large businesses across multiple industries in Garland and the surrounding area.  She acts in a consultative role providing analysis of employment trends, workforce development, and retention strategies to clients to ensure they have the most up to date human resource tools and information at their fingertips.

For the 16 years prior to joining Express Employment Professionals, Meredith handled workforce development, strategy, and set up of large operation centers across the globe for several large residential finance institutions, as well as was a leader in risk analysis and compliance for a global investment bank.