HIRING THE BEST WORKSHOP
Florida Foreign Trade Association and the Center for Financial Training South Florida will host a two-session workshop on hiring the most-qualified candidate for a job. Important supervisory tasks such as job analysis, determination of selection criteria and conducting an effective interview will be covered. 6-9 p.m. today (12/8) and Dec. 15 at the Miami Free Zone, 2305 NW 107th Ave., Doral. $225. RSVP required. Details: (305) 471-0737 or www.ffta.com.
Information for foreign graduated professionals about how to get Florida certifications and licenses in a variety of professions. Includes legal requirements, exams, steps to take and hints on academic credential evaluations. Presented in Spanish. 7-9 p.m., Nova Southeastern University Park Plaza Center for Continuing and Professional Studies, 3424 S. University Dr., Davie. $20. Details: (305) 866-9033 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEET THE MAYOR
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce hosts Meet the Mayor, featuring Julio Robaina, newly elected mayor of Hialeah. Noon-2 p.m., Las Culebrinas Restaurant, 4590 W. 12th Ave., Hialeah $25-$35. Details: (305) 350-7700.
British Network & Business Card Exchange for anyone who wants to make British contacts. Hosted by the Florida Association of British Business. 6-8:30 p.m., Blu Moon CafÈ, Doubletree Hotel, 1717 N. Bayshore Dr., Miami. Details; (305) 371-9340 or www.britishflorida.com.
EDUCATION TASK FORCE
The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce Education Committee's Business in Education Task Force will meet to brainstorm how to get the business community to participate in education and mentorship opportunities. 9 a.m., 1601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: Tania Valenzuela, (305) 577-5491.
BLACK BUSINESS GALA
The Black Business Association's 15th Anniversary Gala, 6:30 p.m., Sheraton Miami Mart Hotel, 711 NW 72nd Ave., Miami. $100-$1,000. RSVP by Wednesday (12/14). Details: (305) 759-8466.
Miami Beach Bar Association will hold its annual installation and judicial appreciation luncheon. Keynote speaker Bill Nelson. 11:30 a.m., Alexander All-Suite Ocean Resort Hotel, 5225 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, $35. Details: (305) 670-6750.