If your company has progressed beyond the start up phase, you are likely wrestling with challenges such as expanding into new markets, refining your strategy, and building a management team. Executives running a business at any stage face with management issues. Here are tools for finding answers:
Adapt to Industry and Competitive Developments
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- EBSCO Regional Business News: Regional business publications serving all US metropolitan and rural markets. Great for locating information on small private businesses or niche industries.
Build a Team
- NJ Guide for Employer and Workforce Issues
- US Bureau of Labor Statistics -- Data, Tables and Calculators: Access "most requested" statistics, complete data files, or use tables to create your own statistical reports. Examples of data sets: Employment; Earnings; Unemployment Statistics; Consumer Price Index; Producer Price Index; Consumer Expenditure Survey; Employer Cost for Employee Compensation.
- NJ Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development Up-to-date information about New Jersey's workers, wages, jobs and careers, employment and industries, trends and projections, economy and demographics, and more.
- Burlington County Workforce Development Board
Manage and Lead
- Small Business Reference Center: Your comprehensive online library for starting and running a business, including basics for entrepreneurs and new owners, hundreds of business videos, guides for every US state and much more.
- Entrepreneurship.org: Created by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, this site is designed to help build entrepreneurial economies
Featured Growing-Your-Business Sites:
- New Jersey Growing Your Business Guide: Focuses on NJ government services for business operations, moving or expanding your business, and disaster preparedness/recovery.
- SBA’s Growing Your Business Guide
- Burlington County Business Workforce and Development