NORWAY — Oxford Hills SCORE, in conjunction with the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce, will present a free roundtable discussion titled Managing Employees — Best Practices from 7:45 to 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, at the Town Office.

Hiring and retaining quality employees, managing them once hired, guiding and directing and motivating them to be high-performance people with a customer service focus is daunting. Other important tasks are performance evaluation, feedback and making compensation decisions.

Presenter Erika Douglass is director of human resources at Maine Machine Products Co. and Hoppe Technologies. She has held leadership positions in HR at VIP Parts, Tires & Service, Irving Forest Products and Nestle Waters. She brings a wealth of experience in HR and safety to this Roundtable.

Coffee available at 7:45 a.m. with the roundtable starting promptly at 8 a.m.

Register by calling SCORE at 207-743-0499 or the Oxford Hills Chamber, 207-743-2281, or going to

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