Small Business Resources

The Greater Des Moines Partnership offers the tools you need to help grow your small business or startup. From online resources on topics like how to start a business, finance, banking and capital, marketing, hiring and events for small business, The Hub is here to help. For more information, contact The Partnership’s small business and startup experts.

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Internships 101 Guide Staffing & Hiring
Learn how to recruit, hire and manage interns to ensure your small business finds success.
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An inclusive culture offers HR an advantage to finding and hiring diverse employees.
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Encouraging new managers starts with selecting the right manager from the beginning.
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Employee perks offer small businesses a preferred way to attract and retain employees.
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Anne Barry of Aureon explains how to entice the right talent for your small business.
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Attorney Kelsey Crosse talks employment law and hiring talent for your small business.
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Fulfill your Small Business staffing needs, as well as post internship opportunities.
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Attorneys explain ways to protect intellectual property at your small business.
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Millennials support small businesses and look to start their own and find success.
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Communication reduces liability and minimizes risk for your small business employees.
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Jaki Samuelson talks avoiding legal claims and offers advice for small business success.
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Dwolla Startup Founder Talks Raising Capital and Inclusion Finance, Banking & Capital, Staffing & Hiring
Ben Milne of Dwolla talks about raising capital and creating an inclusive workspace.
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Scott Gire discusses employment law and explains legal policies for small businesses.
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Nonprofit vies for top employees with innovative benefit: paying down student debt.
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The s2e initiative connects students to employers to increase job awareness and skills.
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The Internships 101 Toolkit is a free tool for DSM USA startups and small businesses.
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When employers "think like a leader" and "communicate clearly," success often follows.
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From game-changing tech to diversity initiatives, small businesses embrace change in HR.
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Protect and control intellectual property with patent, trademark and copyright laws.
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