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Workforce Updates

Google Expands Program to Help Train Formerly Incarcerated

June 27, 2022

Last April, Google launched Grow with Google Career Readiness for Reentry, a program created in partnership with nonprofits to offer job readiness and digital skills training for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Leadership Training

Admitting What You Don’t Know is Key to Effective Leadership

June 27, 2022

Leaders are imagined to always be in control and ready with the right answer. A strong leader is portrayed as an unflappable expert in practically everything. When a person becomes a leader, they shoulder that burden. Leaders may begin to believe having authority also means being infallible.

Webinars, Workshops & Forums

Trademark Basics Bootcamp

June 27, 2022

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will be conducting a Trademark Basics Boot Camp Series at 2 p.m. July 5 as part of a five-part series.

Economic Scene

Big Skills for Leading Small: Building Great Teams

June 27, 2022

It’s no secret small business owners are facing new challenges. The current labor market has put employees in a position of power and, for the first time in decades, the pool of eligible employees is declining.

Entrepreneur Resources

Entrepreneur Mindset Program for High School Students

June 27, 2022

An entrepreneurial mindset can see opportunities where others see none. The Entrepreneur Mindset Program utilizes an experiential, problem-based methodology that encourages students to apply what they learn in real-world circumstances, enabling them to develop entrepreneurial attitudes, behaviors and skills.

Export Resources

Export-Import Bank Support for Underserved Exporters

June 27, 2022

Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (EXIM) offers a variety of financing programs to increase competitiveness and improve liquidity for all American exporters, no matter the size. However, did you know that more than 10 million businesses across the country are minority- or women-owned?

Grants & Funding

Fearless Strivers Grant Contest Available for Black Women-Owned Small Businesses

June 20, 2022

Black women-owned businesses are vital to the economy, yet receive less than 1% of venture capital funding.

Industry News & Updates

Key Manufacturing Goals Identified in Florida Trade & Logistics 2030 Study

June 20, 2022

The Florida Chamber Foundation, in partnership with FloridaMakes, has released its blueprint for making Florida a top 10 global economy by 2030.

Workforce Updates

30 Job Boards That Could Help You Hire the Most Qualified Candidates

June 20, 2022

In this HubSpot article, author Clifford Chi presents key features associated with 30 job board platforms to help you with your talent recruitment needs.

Workforce Updates

5 Ways to Boost Employee Productivity in the Summer Months

June 20, 2022

With summer here and the world opening up again, employers may find it more difficult to keep employees motivated at work.

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