North County Business Notes, November 6
Professional publishers host ghostwriting program
“Ghostwriting: A Career Option for Editors Who Are Writers” will be the topic of the San Diego Professional Editors’ Network meeting to be held virtually on November 17. Danielle Perlin-Good will present how to be a successful ghostwriter. Find out what ghostwriting entails, why people hire ghostwriters, and how to become one. The Zoom meeting opens at 6:45 p.m. for networking and announcements. At 7 p.m., members will elect a board of directors. The program follows. Free for SD/PEN members and $7.50 for non-members. Register before November 16 on bit.ly/3fpeday. Visit sdpen.com.
Post-election report, analysis offered
The North San Diego Economic Development Council is hosting a post-election recap from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Green Dragon Tavern as part of its November Lunch and Learn event. Come hear what the election results can say about North County’s political future. John Nienstedt, CEO and Founder of Competitive Edge Research and Communications, will discuss the results. The cost is $25 for members; $40 for non-members. RSVP to bit.ly/3VAcH5L. Green Dragon Tavern is at 6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad. Email [email protected]
Beginning of the series of workshops on the “future of work”
The North San Diego Business Chamber presents Part 1 of a six-part workshop, “The Future of Work: Solutions to Workforce Challenges,” from 8-9:30 a.m. Tuesday. at Palomar College Rancho Bernardo Education Center, 11111 Rancho Bernardo Road. Finding talent and retaining good hires are two big challenges for most businesses, especially for small and medium-sized businesses. The first stream, “Talent Resources Available to Employers,” will focus on solutions, resources, technology and creative ideas to address these challenges. Free for members, $45 for guests. Mandatory registration at bit.ly/3U63aC0.
A credit union named “Latina Friendly”
The California Coast Credit Union was recently named the recipient of the inaugural 2022 Latina Friendly Workplace Award by San Diego’s MANA, a local organization that empowers Latinas through education, leadership development, community service, and advocacy. Cal Coast Credit Union was selected from 16 finalists by the San Diego MANA Board of Directors based on criteria including flexible work hours, career advancement programs, networking opportunities, child care and extended leave benefits, management training, internal hiring and internal job postings. . At the credit union, Latinas occupy 33% of all management positions and 33% of all management positions. Cal Coast was also noted for a “Management Boot Camp” created in response to the impact on staff due to the pandemic. The program aimed to improve human relations and develop managers who value diversity, equity and inclusion as well as an understanding of employee mental health issues.
The Chamber invites everyone to an open day
The Poway Chamber of Commerce cordially invites everyone to an open house at its new office from 4-6 p.m. November 15 at 12222 Poway Road, Suite 27. Learn more about the chamber, member benefits and our involvement in the community, and meet board members, ambassadors, staff and more. Light refreshments. Free visit and open to the public.
Ribbon cutting in a new gym franchise
The Poway Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony at noon Monday at Gyminny Kids Poway to celebrate the opening of their second location, at 12850 Brookprinter Place. This event is free to the public. Visit gyminnykids.com/poway.
Free webinar “Growing with Google”
The Poway Chamber of Commerce and the North San Diego Chamber of Commerce are hosting a free “Grow With Google” webinar, “Is Your Website Ready for the Holiday Season?” from noon to 1 p.m. on November 15. Learn how to create a search-friendly website and reach new leads this holiday season. Plus, how to create content that keeps customers coming back; how search works and how to optimize your site for better rankings; and how to measure the success of your website. Register on https://bit.ly/3SPloXa.
Wednesday job fair open to all
The Vista Chamber of Commerce and SDHR Consulting are hosting a Vista Career Fair from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Vista Civic Center. The fair will bring together dozens of representatives from various companies and offer advice on how to land a job, including how to present your best light to a potential employer and how to make a successful introduction. Resume help will be offered, including how to upload a resume to LinkedIn and how to use LinkedIn to find a job. Visit vistachamber.org.
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