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Brandon MathewsCreate Bridges Regional Program CoordinatorEmail: email@example.com
by Brandon Mathews - July 19, 2021
The CREATE BRIDGES regional steering committee understands the importance of providing
human resources training and support to small businesses.
Business owners across Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties in Arkansas shared during
business retention and expansion interviews and focus groups that they had difficulties
trying to master HR issues, trainings, finances and marketing.
In response, the regional steering committee has made HR training and support a priority
in one of their strategic goals for CREATE BRIDGES. The Spring River Innovation Hub
and Arkansas Small Business Technology Development Center recently hosted Fishing for Talent: Recruitment & Retention for businesses across the tri-county area.
Glenda Caton, owner of Caton Consulting, provided attendees during the session advice
on ways to attract, hire, and retain talent. Below are three takeaways from the training
that address business concerns discovered through past CREATE BRIDGES research.
Click here for more information about the Arkansas Small Business Technology Development Center
and their free business services.
If you are a business looking for entrepreneur support, coworking space, or reliable
high-speed internet in Fulton, Izard or Sharp County, check out the Spring River Innovation
For more information about Glenda Caton and Caton Consulting, LLC, check out their
full range of services here.