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How Can Small Businesses Win the War for Talent?

This session will cover the candidate landscape today, what’s driving the worker shortage, what will happen over the next 12 months, and how you can put your business ahead of your competition.

How to Open a Business in MA, Legally

​​A basic webinar covering topics such as characteristics of an entrepreneur; selecting a business site; licensing, permitting and zoning; creating a funding proposal; legal structure of your business; how to secure start-up costs; and employer responsibilities to name a few. Speaker(s): Richard Cheney, Regional Director at the MSBDC Central Regional Office

Your First Business Loan

What does a lender require in order to approve a business loan? The various types of loan structures, sources, underwriting criteria, and how a business loan application is evaluated will be discussed along with lines of credit, 7A and 504 SBA loans. Cheryl Miller, Senior Business Advisor, MSBDC @Clark University, will present.