Hudson Job search will present "Job Search Potpourri" a panel made up of local experts on various aspects of job search that job seekers often have questions about. Mark your calendar for July 17 to hear these speakers.

"Should 'Franchisee' Be Your Next Job Title?"

Terese McGroarty works for FranNet North East Ohio as a Franchise Specialist.

Terese McGroarty will discuss finding a franchise that is the right fit, knowing what the role of the owner is when you are looking for a franchise and understanding a Franchise Disclosure Document. According to Terese, "There are many people out there with an entrepreneurial spirit but are unsure what to do with it and that's where I can help. My goal is to assist those people find the business that falls in line with their overall goals, personality and professional skill set."

"Legal Issues Important to Job Seekers"

Barbara Leukart, ESQ, a local attorney and Hudson resident will be addressing legal issues important to job seekers (e.g.: non-compete contracts).

Barbara Leukart has worked in all areas of labor and employment relations. She has defended numerous Title VII, age discrimination, and Americans with Disabilities Act cases at the administrative, trial, and appellate levels. Her experience also includes the litigation of wrongful discharge, employment contract, and intentional tort cases

"I Just Got a Job, Great! ...Things You Should know about the First 30 days"

Bob Madison, is a past HR professional who currently is an out-placement coach for CareerCurve and a Hudson Job Search advisor for 25+ years. Have you thought about what you should you do after you have landed that new position? First impressions are critical as you begin your new job, so you need to be deliberate about creating the optimal image right from the beginning.

"What Can Ohio Means Jobs Do For Me In My Job Search?"

Ralph Sinistro, is the Job Center Manager at Summit County Dept. of Job and Family Services -Ohio Means Jobs, your local, all-in-one workforce resource center.

Ralph will share how the services, for both individual job seekers and business, are available to help individuals become equipped for their next job and for companies to find the talent they need to grow their businesses. Free of charge.

Hudson Job Search meets the first and third Monday evening of each month at Christ Church Episcopal, 21 Aurora St. Parking is behind the church, enter through the back double door and follow the signs to the Parish Hall. The meeting begins with sign-in at 7:15 p.m. and offers an opportunity for networking. For more information go to or call 330-653-5322.