Tamara Harpster presents"Tips for the Business Side of Contract Work"

From April 18, 2023 6:00 pm until April 18, 2023 7:45 pm
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It can be frustrating working for someone else and there is a temptation for many people start their own business or work as a contractor. Starting a new business can be easy, fill out a few forms and almost
anyone is ready to start accepting work. The harder part is finding and keeping work while making money at your job. In this session Tamara Harpster will offer tips and resources about starting your own
business or working as a contractor. Attend this meeting to see if small business owner is a good fit and how to get started.

About the speaker

Tamara Harpster has fifteen years’ experience as a small business owner developing technical manuals and training for government contracts. Her experience includes proposal writing, project lead, bookkeeping, IT support and the equivalent of herding cats to make on-time deliveries. In her spare time she writes articles about her experience with computers and business practices (Theory vs Reality) which are published on her family business website Shell Creek Publishing. (https://shellcreekpublishing.com/)


Pay what you can! The suggested donation is $10, but you're welcome to join us no matter what you contribute.

Meeting format

We'll keep things casual during this virtual event:

  • Network with each other and learning about job opportunities
  • Announce chapter news from OCSTC and surrounding chapters
  • Learn from our guest speaker with room for a Q&A at the end
  • Have fun!

How to join

You'll need to register for this event before the deadline. The day before the meeting or the morning of, you will get a Zoom meeting URL with a password emailed to the email address you used to register. 

Video is optional but encouraged.
Wearing earbuds or a headset is also highly recommended.

Visit zoom.us to learn more about the video conferencing tool.