Work for the Government

Don't be intimidated--there's help out there to make the partnership run smoothly.

Doing business with the government can seem intimidating becauseof all the paperwork. To make it easier, many government agenciesare reaching out to teach small firms how to bid-and win. Everystate provides some kind of training, usually sponsored throughcommunity colleges for a small fee. Check with your local communitycollege or Small Business Administration district office fordetails.

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