Wednesday

Recruit to Win. This workshop covers strategies and tactics for recruiting employees at all levels, including sources of candidates, job descriptions, use of recruitment consultants and key government regulations. 9 a.m. to noon. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $30. Call 202-272-0390 or register online. Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

Thursday

How to Start a Business. This workshop covers legal forms of business organization, marketing on a small budget, business taxes and recordkeeping, small-business insurance, and sources and types of small-business loans. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. American Bar Association Building, 740 15th St. NW, third floor. Sponsor: SCORE. Cost: $50. Call 202-272-0390 or register online. Web site: washingtondc.score.org.

How to Grow Your Business With Less Risk, Debt & Stress. This seminar discusses the whys and hows of funding growth through sales, product or service prototyping and using technology. 6 to 8:30 p.m. George Washington University Virginia Science and Technology Campus, Exploration Hall, Room 101, 20101 Academic Way, Ashburn. Sponsor: Loudoun Small Business Development Center. Cost: Free. Contact: 703-430-7222. Web site: loudounsbdc.eventbrite.com.

Getting Venture Capital for Your Business. This seminar discusses funding strategies, practices, valuations and how deals really get done. 7 to 9 p.m. 888 16th St. NW. Sponsor: Professionals in the City. Cost: $30, $25 with promo code “CapBus10-208.” Web site: prosinthecity.com.

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