• Market Research Basics is 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center, 2100 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford Township, register at www.AdvantageOakland.com/businessworkshops, 248-858-0783, free.
• Going PRO Talent Fund information sessions are being held for a State of Michigan initiative to assist companies with demonstrated talent needs. Private or non-profit businesses are eligible. Oakland County Michigan Works! representatives will be on hand at the following sessions: Morning sessions: 9-11:30 a.m. Aug. 27, Aug. 29 and Sept. 4. Afternoon sessions: 1-3:30 p.m. Sept. 5 and Sept. 11. For information, contact Denise VanHee at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-823-5109.