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Benefits of Certification for Minority-Owned Businesses
The benefits of certification as a woman or minority owned business can make a huge difference in the success of a new enterprise. In the United States, government agencies reserve some contracts for companies that are owned by members of a racial or ethnic minority, women, the disabled, or that operate in economically disadvantaged areas. Similarly, many private sector businesses offer preferred status to vendors owned by members of disadvantaged groups.
Hiring Employees: Six Tips for Recruiting Top Talent
Hiring employees is a difficult task, yet it's absolutely crucial to a company's success. Small business owners and executives are often concerned about being able to recruit top talent without the aid of a large human resources department or a high-priced headhunter. While recruiting and hiring are significant challenges, owners and hiring managers can develop effective processes for weeding out unsuitable candidates and finding someone who will be a great
A Guide to the Certification Process for Minority-Owned Business
There are many benefits to becoming certified as a minority-owned business, including the marketing value and the opportunity to qualify for the disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) program through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). However, for a business to become eligible for these benefits, they must first complete the EPA minority business enterprise (MBE) certification process.
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