Local Resource Development
Welcome to Robert Venables as Haines' Economic Development director. Contact Robert with your ideas and questions through this site.
Haines has a diverse economy. This page contains resources divided by the general subject/resource area. The following sectors are arranged in alphabetical order:
Haines is home to many artists, artisans and craftspeople. Most artists sell their work through local gift stores and galleries, but others have websites of their own or sell through websites that feature their work.
Many Haines residents make a living in the computer industry, usually as freelancers doing writing, programming and designing. monster.com and EmploymentSpot.com are great ways to advertise your skills to the world. Check out the following resources to see how you can pick up freelance work that you can do from home:
Sign up with AAADesignList.com and let the world come to your door! Writers, developers, designers are all listed on this service.
- Cruel World
Targeted, confidential, industry-specific career site.
A clean, comprehensive marketplace for employers and freelancers
looking for project-oriented work. Once employers post a contract
project, the site searches its extensive database of freelance
professionals to find the best match.
Allows businesses to outsource projects
that can be completed remotely.
Helps "buyers" and "sellers" of freelance jobs find each other,
negotiate the deal and use the site as a platform for communication
and delivery of service. Jobs are either open for bidding or posted
at a fixed price. It's geared toward high-tech projects,
but also features administrative and research opportunities.
FlipDog.com is the single largest employment search engine on the Web. So, if you're looking for a career you can really sink your teeth into, turn to a job seeker's best friend--FlipDog.com.
Tons of links and industry information make this site a must for any
freelance writer. Members can browse job postings, get industry
advice and sign up for a helpful newsletter, among other things.
- The World Wide Freelance Directory
Lists professional freelancers and consultants from all specialties.
Workers across the globe can submit their data into the searchable
Have some free time and want to earn a few extra bucks? This
innovative site matches ordinary people of all skill levels with
small businesses that need help.
- Great general resource for timber industry businesses.
- Southeast Timber Task Force
- AlaskaWood.com is here for the purpose of
bringing small Alaskan Wood Producers together with consumers and each
other. The goal of this site is to promote the many small independent timber
operators within the state of Alaska.
- The Wood Products Development Service is here to help you build your
business. Call Dan Parrent in Sitka for more information.
Wood Products Development Service
Wood Products Development Specialist
204 Saginaka Way
Sitka, Alaska 99835
Telephone: (907) 747-5688
Fax: (907) 747-4344
Products and Services