How to Hire Your First Employee Workshop
With Jason Chagnon at Hannah Grimes Center
Part of the Hannah Grimes Monthly Business Workshop Series

KEENE, NH – On February 22, 2010 from 10 to 11:30am Jason Chagnon of Masiello Employment Services will offer a How to Hire Your First Employee Workshop at the Hannah Grimes Center in Keene, NH.

Topics include:

  • Assessing Your Hiring Needs – Know when it’s time to hire.
  • Recruiting and Sourcing – Find a great employee.
  • Screening and Interviewing – Make smart hiring decisions.
  • Navigating Employment Law – What you need to know.

Group size is limited, ensuring more individual attention and engaging conversation with other entrepreneurs.  To register, visit or call 603-352-5063.   There is no charge for this workshop.

Jason Chagnon is Chief Operating Officer at Masiello Employment Services.  Masiello Employment has been in business since 1986 and has hired thousands of employees for area businesses. Jason is also owner of The Boneless Rib, a free on-line restaurant guide and job board for the Monadnock Region.

Since 1997, Hannah Grimes has successfully developed a grass-roots model that focuses on supporting creative entrepreneurs as a means to a thriving local economy.  Hannah Grimes provides a comprehensive set of programs and projects that support and create infrastructure for small producers, farmers, craftspeople and consumers to create a vibrant community woven together by commerce and culture.

Hannah Grimes is known for its innovative and entrepreneurial programs including:

  • Hannah Grimes Marketplace, serving 275 members with an opportunity to learn skills that help them enter and succeed in the marketplace and a place to sell their product, network and take advantage of a variety of group benefits.
  • Educational Programs including workshops, one-on-one technical assistance and a successful 12-month entrepreneurship class.
  • Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship, a successful business incubator that rents space and provides support and networking opportunities to small businesses.
  • Community Partnerships that build community infrastructure by linking individuals with one another and with community resources.  These projects include the Localvore Project that connects people with local farmers; an Angel Investor network to connect entrepreneurs who need angel financing to investors interested in local wealth-building opportunities; a Friends & Neighbors program that connects local business owners to producers of local products; and the Pinnacle Mountain Broadband Committee committed to connecting homes and businesses in our rural areas with high-speed internet solutions.

For more information about Hannah Grimes, visit or call 603-352-5063.

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