Spring Business Academy to Feature Social Networking

To Friend or not to Friend? How do I use social networking? Do I even want to? How do I keep up with it? How do I control it, so it doesn't control me? What's the next big thing?  

These questions and many more will be answered when the Chamber presents "Social Networking - A Goldmine or Landmine" at the Spring Business Academy on March 31

Presenters Karen Gieselman and George Reeves of Fisher & Phillips, LLP will guide participants through the lingo of the connecting technology known as social networking.  They will also offer legal perspectives on its use for recruiting and screening, as well as tips on how to manage these tools within an organization.

Karen Gieselman is an associate in the Columbia office of Fisher & Phillips, LLP. She practices exclusively in the area of labor and employment law, representing management in a broad range of employment litigation and traditional labor issues. She also provides employment counseling and advice to client on all aspects of labor and employment law. 

George (Trey) Reeves is also an associate in Fisher & Phillips' Columbia office. His practice primarily involves representation of management in employment and labor litigation involving civil rights, retaliation, wrongful termination and discrimination under Title VII. He also advises and represents clients in developing employment policies and procedures and responding to administrative charges. 

The 2010 Business Academy sponsors are: 
- Carolina First Bank
- Carver Security Systems, Inc.
- Edward Jones Investments - Freitas Agency
- HarborChase Assisted Living & Memory Care
- Tile Center, Inc.
- Wayne's Automotive Center, Inc.

The Spring Business Academy will be held Wednesday, March 31, 8:00 - 10:00 AM in the Penland Administration Building, Room 106, on the campus of USCA. The cost is $25 for an individual or $100 for a group of five (coffee and donuts will be provided).
 
To register, or for more information, please contact Heath Taylor at the Aiken Chamber, 803-649-1200, ext. 223, or email htaylor@aikenchamber.net. 
 

 

 

 

 

 

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