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Nov 19, 2020Recruiter Toolkit

Are you looking for tools to attract talent into your organization in Billings? Recruiting great talent to join your organization is one of the most important challenges you have. BillingsWorks (powered by Big Sky Economic Development) is here to help. We have created a Recruiter Toolkit full of additional resources that you can utilize to more

Nov 13, 2020Best Practices for Hiring Veterans Workshop Recap

Thanks so much for attending our virtual workshop this morning. I hope the content delivered by our amazing panelists was as valuable. In this challenging time, the effort we all put in toward making our Montana communities “Veteran Ready” will pay off in spades with more veterans and military spouses leading our state’s recovery! Full Video more

Oct 26, 2020Where’s Winston?

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, we want to celebrate our small businesses throughout the month of November! Better Off in Billings, in partnership with ZooMT and other local businesses is more

Oct 22, 20202020 Annual Meeting Recap

Build Beyond…  Watch it HERE! Keynote Address: Click HERE to watch! 2020 Annual Report Access the report! Annual Meeting Video 10.22.2020 Incase you missed! Access the full Annual Meeting HERE!

Nov 06, 2020Healthcare Appreciation Day

Healthcare Appreciation Day | Friday, November 13th Let’s Share and Show the LOVE for our community’s healthcare workers! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Purchase a $10 gift card from a local business to give to every one of our local healthcare workers. We need 10,000+ gift cards to distribute next Friday! Purchase a $10 Gift Card more

Oct 14, 2020Best Practices for Hiring Veterans

Is your organization struggling to find high performing talent? Join this workshop to help you attract and retain transitioning service members and military spouses to your organization. Register HERE! SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDE: Anne Meree Craig | The Commit Foundation Anne Meree served as a civil servant deploying around the world in direct strategic and operational more

Oct 27, 2020National Veterans Small Business Week

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service member (including National Guard and Reserve), veteran, and military spouse entrepreneurs and business owners – past, present, and future – during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). NVSBW 2020 will take place on November 2-6, 2020. As always, the goal is to raise awareness more

Oct 29, 2020ATTENTION BUSINESS OWNERS!

There are two helpful grants still available for business owners! The Business Adaptability grant and Workforce Recovery Grant. These grants have upcoming deadlines to apply and they operate on a first come first serve basis. Don’t wait to apply if you think you qualify for these grants!   The Business Adaptability Grant was created in more