Human Resources for Small Businesses

Thursday, October 1, 2020 The event started -723 days ago

9:00 AM11:00 AM



Across the country, small businesses are grappling with numerous operational and employee management challenges with the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you’ve remained in business during the crisis — or are just now initiating your return-to-work plans — you must balance new federal, state and local legal requirements against your typical business practices.  Join your SBDC and Rocket City HR for a comprehensive discussion about Human Resources for Small Businesses in COVID-19 and Beyond! 

  • Rules for Workplaces During the Pandemic
  • Strategies for Managing a Remote Workforce
  • Recruiting in a COVID Culture
  • Planning for Your Organization’s Future
  • Question & Answer Period

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Presenter Samantha Brinkley:

Samantha Brinkley is the CEO of Rocket City HR Consulting. She earned a B.A. Degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia and an M.A. in Psychology from Chapman University. She currently holds the designation of Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP). Ms. Brinkley served as a Personnel Officer in the United States Air Force where she attained the rank of Captain and earned two Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards. She worked as the Sacramento (California) Police Department’s Personnel Services Division Manager and led the team to earn a Distinguished Unit Citation. In 2011, she founded Rocket City HR, an organization that has helped countless businesses, non-profit organizations, and individuals. Ms. Brinkley is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the North Alabama Society for Human Resource Management (NASHRM). She has served as Board President of the Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship and is currently serving as Secretary for the Women’s Economic Development Council (WEDC) and Vice President of Membership for the Tennessee Valley Toastmasters Club. She is a member of the Village of Promise Advisory Council. She is a proud graduate of the 2018 National Cohort of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program.


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