SCORE Bucks County is offering two free webinars in September for the local business community.
“Careers in Franchise Ownership: Is This Right for You?” takes place Sept. 13. Led by SCORE subject matter expert Mike Phillips and SCORE certified mentor Steve Baclini, the webinar focuses on the ins and outs of franchising. Phillips and Baclini, who both have several decades of experience in food service management and food service franchises, will compare franchise ownership to other business ownership models and share insight on the benefits and disadvantages of each.
During the session, the SCORE mentors will: Review franchise facts and myths; explain the franchise disclosure document; discuss the due diligence research that is recommended; describe financial requirements and commitments; and share reasons for franchise owners’ successes and failures.
“What’s Your Shtick? Personal Branding Online and Off” takes place Sept. 27. Presented by Lynne Williams, executive director of the Great Careers Group, the webinar sheds light on how to develop personal branding on LinkedIn. Williams will discuss: how to determine keywords for your resume and LinkedIn profile; tips and best practices for business and networking cards; the difference between taglines and slogans; and the six-word memoir.
All webinars are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Register at buckscounty.score.org