UMKC Innovation Center partners with the university and the community to spark and sustain entrepreneurial efforts within our region and across the country.

KCSourceLink connects KC entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

MOSourceLink connects Missouri entrepreneurs to the right resource at the right time.

Whiteboard2Boardroom connects entrepreneurs and businesses to technologies available for licensing.

Digital Sandbox KC provides early-stage proof-of-concept support for digital products.

Missouri Small Business & Technology Development Center provides technical assistance to startup and existing businesses.

ScaleUP! Kansas City helps businesses with revenues around $200K scale toward their first $1 million.

Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers helps local businesses obtain government contracts.

KCInvestED helps investors learn more about investing in KC startups.

SourceLink® helps communities nationwide build vibrant and vital entrepreneurial ecosystems.
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Hiring (the Right) Employees

You've always hired the most amazing talent. Never a glitch. Nary an issue.

Congrats, you've nailed one of the big issues that plagues, and seriously damages, many a startup and small business.

But if you haven't sorted out your hiring processes to vet your talent early and well, then you may want to pause and figure that out. 

Here's why.

Turnover is costly for businesses, but the effect it can have your company culture and productivity makes hiring the right employee from the get-go crucial. With recruiting and hiring costing U.S. businesses $72 billion a year the tips included in this article and the infographic below can be the difference between your company being a dud or a rock-star diva.

Hiring Your First Employee

Attracting and retaining good employees is key to business success. Adding employees is often the only way a company can grow beyond the scope of its owner. Bringing together a team for your business can be challenging.

KCSourceLink resources can help you.

  • Hiring in Kansas and Missouri

Let's drill it down to the details. Here are some key steps to hiring employees if your business is located in Kansas or Missouri.

Both states offer a variety of programs to help business employ workers from that state. Check out Kansas Works and Missouri Career Source for business programs and career services business representatives.

Consequences of Hiring the Wrong Employee

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Consequences of Hiring the Wrong Employee & Tips for Making a Better Hire

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