Small Business Employment Index

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Small Business Employment Drops for First Time in Months

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For the first time since January 2013, U.S. small businesses saw a slight decline in employment, according to the July Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. July small business employment dropped 0.05 percent, equating to 10,000 jobs for businesses with less than 20 employees. But fear not, the picture may not be as discouraging [...]
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10 Out of 36 States Saw Employment Growth in June

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This June, U.S. small businesses continued an upward trend in employment growth, adding 24,000 new jobs. Compensation and hours worked by small business employees also increased, according to the Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. The change in small business employment translates to 405,000 jobs added since March 2010. Increase in Hours Worked and [...]
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Despite Best Monthly Employment Growth in 2012, Revenue Continues to Decline

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U.S. small businesses added 35,000 new jobs in May, equating to the best small business employment figures we have seen since January 2012, according to the Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. May compensation remained stagnant and the average hours worked decreased for hourly small business employees. Small business revenues continued to drop in [...]
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Why is Texas Leading in Small Business Employment?

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American small businesses added 20,000 jobs in April, according to the latest Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. The number of small business jobs added totals approximately 320,000 jobs since March 2010. Despite the rise in employment, average monthly hours worked and compensation declined slightly. Small business revenue overall declined 0.4 percent on a [...]
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Small Business Growth Is Still Tepid, but Construction Revenues Are Up

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Small businesses added 10,000 new jobs in March, while average monthly hours worked by employees increased by 18 minutes. The latest results of the Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes showed American small business employment increased by 0.06 percent from February’s findings, while overall revenue declined 0.6 percent in February. Employment: Still a Long [...]
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What Does Construction Have to Do With Small Business Employment?

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Small businesses created 15,000 new jobs in February, totaling 75,000 new jobs added since February 2012. The Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes showed that U.S. Small Business employment increased by 0.07 percent in February while overall small business revenues dropped 0.6 percent in January. Construction’s Impact on Small Business Employment While small business [...]
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A New Year: Employment Increases, Revenues Decline, Wages Drop

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Kicking off the new year the right way, U.S. small businesses added 20,000 new jobs in January, equating to a 0.11 percent increase from December, according to Intuit’s Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. Construction, a strong indicator of the health of U.S. small businesses, was the only industry to see revenues increase in December. [...]
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Intuit Special: 2012 Small Business Employment and Revenue Report

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A complement to the monthly Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes, Intuit's inaugural Small Business Employment and Revenue Report draws from government reports and anonymized data from the company's suite of small business payroll and financial management products to provide an overview of the state of American small businesses during the past year. The report summarizes the small [...]
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