July 11, 2019
July 2, 2019
Corrina Pena was constantly making cakes and cupcakes for family and friends. She decided to turn her baking hobby into a real business called Frosted. Her first step was to visit West Business Development Center, who advised her on the fundamentals: getting her business license, food handler’s certification, and thinking about her brand and how to get out there marketing her creations.
For the 9th year in a row, our friends at MBO Partners published “The State of Independence in America,” a comprehensive look into the country’s independent workforce – a group of 41 million people who work as consultants, freelancers, contractors, temporary, or on-call workers. The findings of this year’s study show that, despite a strong