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Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency Resources

The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency offers valuable information for businesses and agencies regarding cybersecurity.  Additionally, they provide free “Cyber Hygiene Services” for Federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments, as well as public and private sector critical infrastructure organizations (including schools).

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OSHA Workplace Stress Website

Workplace stress and poor mental health can negatively affect workers through1:

Job performance
Productivity
Work engagement and communication
Physical capability and daily functioning

The OSHA Workplace Stress Website provides assistance for employers to initiate and plan stress assistance programs for their workers.

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Free Resources and Advise for Cybersecurity and Small Businesses – Free Webinar in October

Looking for resources and tips to protect your small business against cyber threats? Join SBA for its first-ever National Cyber Summit on October 26, 2022 at 9 am PST. The free event will highlight tools, tips, and resources to help strengthen small business cybersecurity.  Visit the SBA Strengthen Your Cybersecurity site (https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/manage-your-business/strengthen-your-cybersecurity).

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Trade Promotion Grants

​​Oregon’s Trade Promotion Grants are awarded to eligible small businesses that meet the U.S. SBA’s definition and can self-certify their eligibility. Small businesses are generally defined as those with 500 or fewer employees. Candidates must evaluate and certify their eligibility by submitting two required SBA forms: Self Certify as a Small Business, and Debarment Certification.  To learn more visit Business Oregon or to see all US State contacts visit the SBA Directory.

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Entreprenerial and E-Commerce Training – Increase Your Holiday Sales with Google Tools

Learn quick ways to promote your products online using Google tools as consumers shop during the holiday season with this free Grow with Google webinar. We’ll show how local brick-and-mortar businesses can list products on a Google Business Profile. We’ll also cover Google Merchant Center, a no-cost tool that allows both e-commerce and brick-and-mortar businesses to create free Product Listings on Google. This workshop is most beneficial to small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to drive holiday sales.

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Rogue Business Connections

The Rogue Business Connections community on LinkedIn allows business and nonprofit leaders in the Rogue Valley to connect and share questions, resources and solutions to the challenges that many businesses face in our region.

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