Networking Conference - Downtown Columbus, OH


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Your business is booming and you’ve been thinking about growing your team. But, where do you start? Who do you hire? And exactly how? During this full-day workshop, we’ll be covering the most important aspects of hiring your dream team - the right way. You’ve worked so hard to build this business and you’ve poured your heart and soul into it. Together, we’ll discuss how to avoid getting into sticky compliancy-related situations and opening your business up for liability. You’ll also learn how hiring the right team members can lead to happier more productive employees who help drive profitability and growth in your business. And, we’ll do some fun activities throughout the day that will get you thinking about - and working on - your specific growth plan! You’ll walk away with more confidence in growing and leading your team with simplicity and ease.

  • Learn about the various types of workers available for you to hire and the differences you need to know in order to make sure you’re hiring the right worker for your business, the right way.

  • Discover how to strategically plan out your hiring needs so you can grow a happy, thriving team that drives profitability and growth - and start writing your own growth plan during the workshop!

  • Explore best practices for hiring team members who love your business and clients {almost} as much as you do!

  • Gain insight into the employment documents you need to have when hiring employees that will keep you compliant and help you lead your team with confidence.

  • Learn how to properly onboard and train your new team members to ensure they have a great start and get up to speed quickly. And understand what to do when they leave your company in order to protect yourself and your business.


What's Included in this Workshop:

  • Continental breakfast + lunch

  • Full-day workshop with breakout discussions and activities

  • Interactive workbook

  • Small, intimate setting allowing you to interact with speaker and other participants

  • Bonus: 4 Simple Steps for Who to Hire First + How Much to Budget (worksheet)


Ashley Cox, PHR, SHRM-CP, is the HR Partner for Entrepreneurs at sproutHR, where she helps you hire, train, and lead your productive and profitable team. With over a decade of experience in leadership and human resources, she knows a thing or two to help you avoid the hot mess express with employee relations in order to confidently grow and lead your team successfully.

When she's not getting nerdy with all things HR, Ashley and her husband, Mike, enjoy going on adventures, eating delicious food, and hanging out with their spunky rescue dog, Myla Mayhem.