Mentoring and networking

Celebrating black entrepreneurship with resources and tips from small business experts

This post originally appeared on the blog of Small Business Majority.

In celebration of Black History Month, we hosted a Twitter chat during which we asked partners like Accion, CAMEO, Working Solutions, Illinois SBDC and Main Street Launch to share resources and advice with black small business owners and entrepreneurs. 

Resources and more for veteran small business owners

Did you know there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S? Our nation’s veterans are hard-working, resilient and resourceful, making them specially equipped for entrepreneurship. However, they can often face significant obstacles when it comes to accessing capital and business networks. If this sounds familiar to you, you’ve come to the right place. In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, we’re sharing some of our favorite stories of successful veteran entrepreneurs and resources that can help you start and grow a veteran-owned business. 

Apoyo a empresarios hispanos durante el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana

El Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana se extiende desde el 15 de septiembre hasta el 15 de octubre, y es el momento perfecto para celebrar las contribuciones de los dueños de pequeñas empresas hispanas a la economía de nuestra nación y analizar cómo podemos ayudarlos a prosperar e incrementar sus negocios.

Cómo Aprovechar De Mentoria - Aprendiz

Como propietario de una pequeña empresa, sus relaciones con su comunidad y sus colegas son esenciales para alcanzar el éxito. Sus compañeros de negocios pueden brindar apoyo y asesoramiento muy necesarios a medida que crece su pequeña empresa. Es por esto que muchos nuevos empresarios recurren a un mentor que ya abrió su propio camino. Sin embargo, una mentoría exitosa requiere esfuerzo. A continuación mencionamos algunos consejos sobre cómo tener una relación exitosa entre mentor y aprendiz. 
 

6 Surprising Statistics About Benefits Employees Want

This post originally appeared on the blog of our partner, Justworks.

It should go without saying that most job seekers want a quality benefits package to pair with their job offer. But which employee benefits are the most desired, and how can your company keep pace with the bigger guys?

Justworks conducted an original study* to answer that question.

Below, find out about the gaps between what employers offer and what prospective employees want — and the big opportunities available to growing businesses.

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