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Creative Plus Business


Thu 17th Oct 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


$55 AUD + BF

$55 AUD + BF

Creative Plus Business


Date and Time

Thu 17th Oct 2019, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Creative Plus Business Group
227 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

Event description

Recruitment and HR are tricky for small businesses. How to find and retain talented and loyal people when you don’t have enough time or resources to do a good job?

PEOPLE : SKILLS is a workshop that discusses how to attract, recruit and retain clever people, and how to understand the different requirements to find the best freelancers, employees and volunteers. 

The workshops will cover:

  • how to create a useful job description;
  • how to interview for fit as well as skills;
  • the best platforms for using freelancers ethically;
  • the legal requirements for volunteers and interns;
  • how to to be the best boss possible, to yourself and your team;
  • where to go for more help and resources.

What do I get? All participants of this workshop also receive:

  • A printed workbook to make the most of the practical exercises;
  • Lifetime access to a dedicated PEOPLE : SKILLS Income dropbox folder full of additional resources and help;
  • Access to a dedicated webpage full of links and resources to help them get ahead in their creative business.

The workshop is relaxed and informal, you can ask all the questions you’ve never been able to ask before, and participants will also be given ample opportunity to network and get to know each other.

You also get free advice! All NSW participants are entitled to 4 x 1 hour CHAT sessions, with a creative industries business advisor, 100% subsidised by Business Connect and therefore at no cost to you (no, there’s no catch!).

Who should enrol? This workshop is ideal for recent graduates, freelancers and creative professional who are seeking new and innovative ways to broaden their financial offerings and improve their business skills.

Who is Presenting? Business advisor and creative industries expert Monica Davidson from the Creative Plus Business Group. Monica is a writer and filmmaker by trade who learned how to run a successful creative business and now shares that knowledge with others. In her workshops Monica discusses her own experiences, and shares examples from the 600-plus people she has mentored through the process of starting and building their creative businesses.

Refund Policy

Refunds are available 1 day prior to the event

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Creative Plus Business is a social enterprise dedicated to educating creative people and arts organisations about business skills. We help through sharing practical knowledge in a fun and irreverent way, and everything we do is designed to help creatives to feel more confident and comfortable about the entrepreneurial aspects of their creative practice. We believe that a bit of naughtiness, tempered with a kind heart and a big dose of professionalism, is the key to helping creative people understand the boring basics of business. We have a website packed full of free resources for creative people working in Australia, including a monthly newsletter, free resources, a regular free webinar and more. For more information, visit the website or email hello@creativeplusbusiness.com. BE CREATIVE. MAKE MONEY. LOVE YOUR WORK.

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