Your People, the Next 2 Years

Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Time: 02:00 PM ET / 01:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Gene Marks, Columnist, Author and Owner of Marks Group PC
Objective: Participants will learn the six biggest trends, technologies and tools for finding and motivating your best people.
Field of Study: Business Management & Organization
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
One of the biggest challenges faced by business owners today is attracting and retaining great people. During this entertaining and fast moving 60-minute session, Gene Marks will touch on some of the most important employee related issues in your firm including:
•how trends and regulations in minimum wage, paid time off, and overtime will impact your ability to find and motivate employees
•key issues that need to be addressed in your employee handbook
•innovative perks and benefits the big firms offer that you can too
•the benefits, costs, risks and rewards of outsourcing, including the latest technology tools to manage your outsourced contractors
•the newest and innovative cloud based technologies that are helping firms of all sizes recruit, manage, compensate and make them more attractive to work for
•a review of the most recent legislation regarding retirement plans
•the latest developments in healthcare reform and how smart employers are controlling their healthcare costs while continuing to be competitive in the job market.

Presenter Bio(s)
A past columnist for both The New York Times and The Washington Post, Gene Marks now writes regularly for The Hill, The Washington Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Guardian, Forbes, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Gene has written 5 books on business management, specifically geared towards small and medium sized companies. His latest best selling books are In God We Trust, Everyone Else Pays Cash and The 2020 Small Business Book Of Lists—Volume 1 and Volume 2. Nationally, Gene appears regularly on MSNBC and Fox News as well as The John Batchelor Show and SiriusXM’s Wharton Business Channel where he talks about the financial, economic and technology issues that affect business leaders today. Through his keynotes and breakout sessions, Gene helps business owners, executives and managers understand the political, economic and technological trends that will affect their companies and—most importantly—the actions they can take to continue to grow and profit. Gene owns and operates the Marks Group PC, a highly successful ten-person firm that provides technology and consulting services to small and medium sized businesses. Prior to starting the Marks Group PC Gene, a Certified Public Accountant, spent nine years in the entrepreneurial services arm of the international consulting firm KPMG in Philadelphia where he was a Senior Manager.

$25.00 for CPAFMA Members / $40.00 for Non-Members / Free for PAFMs

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Delivery System

  • All programs will be delivered using Zoom. Participants must call the toll-free conference phone number to access the audio portion of the presentation. Participants’ phone lines are automatically muted upon connection to the call.
  • All participants should have Internet access and be in a private setting. For more than one participant per participant location, a quiet conference room with a large monitor/screen and speaker phone is suggested.
  • There will be assistance available to assist with procedural, downloading or connection issues 5 minutes prior to the start of the presentation.