Recruiting, hiring and training employees are critical activities for most small businesses. Having the best possible workforce is an important factor in your business’s success, but it can be difficult to achieve without the proper knowledge and resources. The CareerOneStop website can help! Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, its Business Center is a valuable source of information. To help you “Recruit & Hire”, it assists in clarifying your business needs, finding no-cost sources of qualified candidates, devising tools for employee pre-screening and assessment, and building a diverse workforce. In order to “Train & Retain” employees, it helps in identifying necessary job skills and training gaps, and in finding training and certification resources in your local community. Finally, it provides a “Toolkit” of resources from which you can pick and choose, including such things as links to state business resources, workforce demographic information and relevant professional associations. It’s a one-stop shopping center to help you build and maintain a superior employee base. Click here to take a look!