HELPFUL RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS
PTAC - The Procurement Technical Assistance Center of Northeast Michigan provides free Government Contracting Assistance to Small Business
LARA - Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Employment Laws - Assistance for workers and small business.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) - Discover all the advantages of doing business in Michigan: innovative economic development tools, high-skilled workforce, world-class universities, beautiful communities and a 21st century infrastructure.
Pure Michigan Talent Connect (PMTC) - Search quickly and effectively for qualified employment candidates across the state.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) - Provides counseling, training, research and advocacy for new ventures, existing small businesses and innovative technology companies.
Internal Revenue Service - How to obtain an Employer Identification Number
Michigan Labor Market Information - The Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives offers data providing employers and workforce agencies a high-level overview and analysis of our region’s workforce, including population, demographics, labor force, employment, commuting patterns, industry employment, job trends, wage information, and demand information.
The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance - A public/private non-profit organization serving as a resource to local communities and businesses to retain and create jobs. Covers Antrim, Charlevoix, Cheboygan and Emmet counties.
DSIRE - A comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
The Presque Isle County Development Commission (CDC) - Promotes community and economic development and improve the quality of life in Presque Isle County.
The O*NET Program - The nation's primary source of occupational information. The O*NET database contains information on hundreds of standardized and occupation-specific descriptors.
AREA CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE
Alpena Chamber of Commerce
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
Cheboygan Chamber of Commerce
Gaylord Chamber of Commerce
Grayling Chamber of Commerce
Indian River Chamber of Commerce
Lewiston Chamber of Commerce
Mackinaw City Chamber of Commerce
Onaway Chamber of Commerce
Oscoda Chamber of Commerce
Oscoda-AuSable Chamber of Commerce
Posen Chamber of Commerce
Rogers City Chamber of Commerce