Southwest Washington Human Resources Management Association: An interactive session will provide tips for the recruiting process to help you find exceptional employees for your team, 11:15 a.m. registration, lunch and program at Royal Oaks, 8917 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Fees $25-$35. Reservations: http://www.swhrma.org.
Small business success secrets: Veronika Noize, the Marketing Coach, will present a free preview of her SoHo Mastermind program, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at SoHo Marketing Institute, 953 Officers Row. The meeting will explore and offer solutions for three core challenges that many small businesses are struggling with now: how to find the ideal client; how to build a business; and how to find a solution for isolation. Registration is recommended; seating is limited. SoHo Mastermind, founded by Veronika Noize, the Marketing Coach, is a members-only business-building community that offers marketing success coaching, consulting and training. http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events or 360-882-1298.
Women Entrepreneurs Organization of Vancouver, Washington: Annual holiday party, 5-8 p.m. at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive. The holiday event features Ugly Christmas Sweater Swagger with the ugliest holiday sweater winning. Bring a $10-$15 gift in a bag to participate in the optional gift exchange. Cost: $35-$40, includes dinner. Reservations required. http://www.weowa.org, firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-907-4407.
Next level networking: Patricia Thompson, founder of Taxing Matters, will present a tax update for individuals and business owners, 7:30-9 a.m. at Education Service District, Pacific room, 2500 N.E. 65th Ave. Members, $5. Sponsored by Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. http://www.vancouverusa.com.
Speaker series: Conde Bartlett will offer her expertise, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in a series sponsored by SoHo Mastermind, at SoHo Marketing Institute, 953 Officers Row. Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. Seating is limited. http://www.sohomastermind.com/public_events or 360-882-1298.
Financial workshop: Edward Jones financial advisor Vicki Fitzsimmons will host “Foundation of Investments,” 5:30-6:30 p.m. at 9901 N.E. Seventh Ave., Suite A102. Reservations: Debbie, 360-573-6604.
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