/ Overcoming Obstacles

Business obstacles are inevitable and can take many forms, some positive, some negative. How do you know if you’re doing everything that can be done to get you and your business through the challenges you’re facing? Charlotte has just what you need, from confidential and expert one-on-one business advising to human resource assistance and more.

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Charlotte Works oversees local NCWorks Career Centers that can assist with all of your hiring needs, including assessment, customized recruiting and pre-screening tools; technical assistance with the NCWorks Online statewide candidate database and job-posting site; veteran recruiting and more! Find the perfect hire with a tailored solution from Charlotte Works.

Whether you’re growing or downsizing, understanding HR compliance is crucial. With The Employers Association, members can access resources and information to ensure that their business is compliant with HR regulations. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a member of The Employers Association!

Perhaps the most critical piece to starting and running a successful enterprise is MINDSET. Contact City Startup Labs for coaching!

Carolina Small Business Development Fund provides tailored and specialized technical assistance to meet each entrepreneur’s particular needs, as well as workshops that provide in-depth training on a variety of topics. Learn more about the one-on-one assistance and coaching from Carolina Small Business Development Fund by visiting their website!

If you’re an entrepreneur facing a challenge, you know how important talking to an expert can be. This is why the Women’s Business Center of Charlotte provides personalized, one-on-one counseling to women-owned businesses. Schedule your first session now!

LACCC members have access to a variety of opportunities to connect with mentors and large corporations; this includes meetings for supplier diversity opportunities, mentor-mentee mixers, expos and job fairs. Additionally, small or startup businesses can be matched with larger businesses for a more personalized mentoring experience. Join the LACCC for the chance to network, share ideas and learn from fellow entrepreneurs!

When you’re opening your business to new markets, reaching new customers and achieving new goals, sometimes it helps to talk to someone who has been there, done that. With a Certified SCORE Mentor, you can talk one-on-one to highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs. For free and confidential advice, find a mentor here!

Experts in entrepreneurship, the SBTDC is passionate about small business owners. Through confidential counseling, they’ll look internally at your business, revise your business plan and projections, develop strategies for increasing sales, and much more. Request counseling here!

Have a specific question about HR challenges or compliance? Members of The Employers Association have unlimited access to the HR Advice Line, a consulting service that provides advice, answers questions and helps members solve HR problems. And for members who would prefer to get answers online, The Employers Association also offers HRAnswersNow, a free online research tool. Join today for trusted HR advice, tools and training!