Recruiting Top Talent for Your Business


Thursday November 18, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am


Virtual Workshop
Event Category

If you're a woman entrepreneur who's looking to recruit new talent to her team, industry expert Aileen Edwards is here to help. Join us!

About this Event

Are you looking to hire another person to join your team? If so, then this workshop will equip you with some key strategies to hire the right talent you want and need for your business.

In this 90-minute workshop, Aileen Edwards of AME Consulting & Leadership Coaching in Quinte West will teach:

  • • How to promote your organization as a place employees want to work
  • • How to develop a job description which targets the right candidates
  • • How to use Zoom for screening potential candidates
  • • Best practices for screening possible candidates
  • • How to tailor interview questions for your needs
  • • How to spend time to get to know your candidates

You will also learn strategies to:

  • • Streamline your recruiting process
  • • Save you and your business time and frustration
  • • Find the right people to fit the position(s) you’re looking for
  • • Save money with lower turnover

Keep in mind that recruiting can be costly and time-consuming, so you want to do it right the first time. Avoid common mistakes, and you’ll get the right person to join and stay on your team.

Live Zoom transcription will be enabled during this event. Please contact Kerry Ramsay at if you have accessibility requirements as soon as possible as advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.



Aileen M. Edwards is a Human Resources (HR) Executive and Leadership Coach and owner of AME Consulting, providing Professional HR Consulting and Leadership coaching to small businesses, organizations, and individuals.

Aileen has over 25 years of human resources experience, and provides strategic professional advice in the management of your human resources. She is an exceptionally skilled communicator, who effectively partners with leaders, and has an amazing capacity to assist you with developing your human resources needs.

She holds her Associate Certified Coach (ACC) accreditation from the International Coach Federation (ICF), the global standard for coaching and is an active ICF member. Prior to owning her own consulting business, Aileen held corporate positions in healthcare organizations including Chief Human Resources officer and Director of Human Resources.



The WE-CAN Project is led by Queen’s University and supported by the Government of Canada. Its mission is to inspire and empower existing and aspiring women entrepreneurs by providing them with tools, resources, expert mentors, networks and community building to expand existing businesses and to launch new ventures.

The Government of Canada, through FedDev Ontario’s Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund is providing $3.2 million for Queen’s University to design and deliver programs and services to accelerate, train, mentor and provide resources to women entrepreneurs and women-led companies in the community.

The focus of the WES strategy is to provide support to women entrepreneurs from diverse and underrepresented groups.

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