Wednesday, July 4, 2012

FREE APG Webinar - Avoiding Misunderstandings, Part 1: Contracts for Professionals

We hope you can join us for the following free webinar, part of an ongoing APG Professional Development webinar series sponsored by the Association of Professional Genealogists. Please feel free to share this invitation on relevant mailing lists, with your local society, or with anyone else who might have an interest.

Avoiding Misunderstandings, Part 1: Contracts for Professionals 

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 — 8:30p.m. Eastern

Presented by Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA, CG

Often, providers and clients fail to understand expectations of the service of a speaker, writer, researcher, consultant, etc. Avoid pitfalls: learn what problems can be avoided by having a clear contract – how to prepare complete contracts, what to include, etc. Protect yourself and those who hire you from miscommunication.

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PC-based attendees
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Macintosh®-based attendees:
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About the Presenter: 

A Board Certified genealogist, Jean Wilcox Hibben has been involved in family research for over 30 years. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society (NGS), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (where she serves as secretary), various societies in the areas where she does research, and the Corona Genealogical Society (where she serves as President). Jean is a Board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists and serves as President of the Southern California Chapter. She is also the blog and webmaster for the Riverside Folk Song Society and maintains her own website with information about her presentations, CDs, projects, etc.:

Jean is the Director of the Corona California Family History Center and is also an occasional volunteer at the Pacific Region Facility of the National Archives in Riverside County. A native of the Chicago suburbs, she moved to Southern California in 1973 and obtained her bachelors and masters degrees in Speech Communication. She worked as a professor in the field for 13 years before leaving academia to pursue her passions – family history and folklore – and holds a doctorate in the latter. Jean is a national speaker in both areas and is known for her entertaining, as well as informative, presentations. She is a bi-monthly contributor to the on-line magazine, GenWeekly, and a frequent writer for other genealogy publications.
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