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4 Hacks to Help Your Business Hire and Retain the Right Talent

Hiring great employees isn’t easy. Every step brings its challenges and heartaches: recruiting stellar candidates, navigating the hiring process, onboarding new employees, inviting them into your company culture and encouraging high performance and professional development. And when you do find that great hire, what’s the secret to getting them to stay and grow with the [...]

By |2018-08-20T13:31:35+00:00August 20th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on 4 Hacks to Help Your Business Hire and Retain the Right Talent

What is ELEVATIONLAB?

By Carmen DeHart Are you dreaming of a new business idea or ready to position your existing business for growth? ELEVATIONLAB is launching this fall to help businesses at all stages with classes and workshops designed for entrepreneurial success. ELEVATIONLAB is the new training program of the UMKC Small Business Development & Technology Center, offering [...]

By |2018-07-19T11:20:02+00:00July 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on What is ELEVATIONLAB?

When is the right time to start a business?

Your business is your baby, and much like parenthood, business ownership isn’t for the squeamish. Some entrepreneurs fall into it by surprise. Others plan and strategize, waiting for just the right… moment, opportunity, cash flow, partner, etc. The thing about starting a business is that waiting for the perfect time may mean waiting forever. More [...]

By |2018-03-08T09:49:08+00:00January 17th, 2018|News|Comments Off on When is the right time to start a business?

Kansas City’s own Michelle Cunningham receives lauded certification

The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Center has awarded Michelle Cunningham (Missouri PTAC at UMKC) certification as a Certified Procurement Professional. With this certification, Michelle joins the ranks of APTAC's subject matter experts, embodying a commitment to professional excellence in the field of government procurement assistance. This is the highest achievement for PTAC professionals and [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:03:56+00:00August 10th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Kansas City’s own Michelle Cunningham receives lauded certification

UMKC’s own Rebecca Gubbels named Missouri State Star!

Here's another win for our office and we're excited to share the news! Rebecca Gubbels, Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at UMKC’s business development specialist, has been named the 2017 Missouri State Star, or the state’s outstanding business counselor, for her contributions to local business growth. The award is given by America’s SBDC, [...]

By |2018-07-12T15:05:19+00:00June 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on UMKC’s own Rebecca Gubbels named Missouri State Star!