March 06, 2012


By Kathryn Kopchik

LEWISBURG, Pa. — The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Bucknell University will offer the workshop, "Hire the Right Person, Not a Resume: Behavior-based Interviewing," Wednesday, March 28, from 9 a.m. to noon in the SBDC Education Center, Room 308 of the DeWitt Building at 416 Market Street in Lewisburg.

Rhonda Campbell, founder and owner of Jarhon Communications in New Bloomfield, will lead the workshop, discussing the difference between traditional and behavior-based interviewing, determining what questions employers should be asking potential employees, creating scenario-based questions, developing a system to incorporate behavior-based training, and analyzing the results of behavior-based interviewing.

Campbell has more than 25 years of communication experience in training, coaching and management.

The cost to attend is $35 per person; the fee includes one-year subscription to Inc. magazine. Veterans may attend free of charge.

Registration is required as seating is limited. To register, call the SBDC at 570-577-1249 or toll-free at 1-866-375-6010; e-mail SBDC@bucknell.edu, or visit www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/register.asp.

Co-sponsors of the Bucknell University SBDC's education programs are the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development; Brush Valley, Central Pennsylvania, Greater Susquehanna Valley, Middlecreek Valley, and Perry County Chambers of Commerce; Watsontown Area Business Association; The Daily Item; Standard-Journal; and Inc. magazine.

The Bucknell SBDC provides free small business consulting services to residents of Juniata, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.

Campbell will lead additional workshops, including "Dealing with Difficult Behaviors" on May 17; "Marketing and Networking Strategies for Small Business" on July 19; and "Leading for Change" on Oct. 18. For more information on future SBDC workshops, visit www.bucknell.edu/script/sbdc/seminars.asp

Contact: Division of Communications

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