/ 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.

Catapult’s HR Advice Team of seasoned HR professionals is available 24/7 to Members—via phone, email, text, and live chat—to answer your questions, make recommendations, and advise on HR policies and procedures.

Through Brian Hamilton Foundation’s free educational resources, you will learn how to overcome obstacles and roadblocks that business owners will most certainly face. Expert entrepreneurs share advice on how they were able to successfully overcome issues such as launch timing, exhaustion, morale, growing their network, and lack of capital. Check out our online courses used worldwide, Starter U and Starter High

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!

CLGBTCC members have access to a wide array of opportunities for mentoring, corporate partnerships, supplier diversity guidance, certification and networking.  Businesses experiencing a rocky start or issues specific to their industry will receive specialized attention and can be matched with a business to assist.  Join us today to become a part of this great network of professionals and business owners!

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

If you’re an entrepreneur facing challenges, unsure about how to move forward, you have tons of ideas and not sure how to take your concept to execution, don’t suffer alone and in silence, talking to an expert can help. This is why the Women’s Business Center of Charlotte provides personalized, one-on-one counseling to women-owned businesses. They help you to put strategic plans in place to build a strong infrastructure as well as work with you to understand the importance of getting the data needed to build a viable business – Schedule your first session now!

Other opportunities for gaining insightful information – The WBCC offers MidWeek Lunch Spotlight sessions that highlight Community Engagement with resources partners that offer business resource information relative to crises, emergencies, sustainability, and resiliency

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!

Employment Law Advice

All Members receive free, unlimited advice on employment law issues and workplace document review from experienced local attorneys as part of their Membership!

Competitive Data

Access to valuable business intelligence is at no extra charge; their library includes the NC Wage & Salary Survey, the National Wage & Salary Survey, National Sales Compensation Survey, NC Benefits Cost Survey, National IT & Engineering Compensation Survey, NC Policies and Benefits Survey, National Business Trends Survey, and NC Healthcare Benefits & Cost Survey. All are INCLUDED in their Membership.

Peer Connected at Catapult

Connect with other members through the online Member Online Community, members-only events, roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities.

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