Small Business Employment Index

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March 2012 Small Business Index Shows Strongest Employment Growth Yet

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This March saw the highest single-month employment growth rate in two years, and the turnover rate at small firms remained lower than normal. Small businesses created 65,000 new jobs in March, and the employment rate grew by 0.3 percent. While the growth was not enough to get the U.S. back to full employment, it is [...]
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December Small Business Employment Index Shows Improved Growth

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Small businesses created 55,000 new jobs in December and employees worked more hours and made more money. These are among the results of the latest Intuit Small Business Employment Index, covering the period between Nov. 24 and Dec. 23. The monthly report found that small business employment grew by 0.3 percent in December, equating to [...]
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November Small Business Employment Index Shows Mixed Signals

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Small businesses created 55,000 new jobs in November, but employees continued to work fewer hours and make less money. These are among the results of this month’s update of the Intuit Small Business Employment Index, covering the period between Oct. 24 and Nov. 23. The monthly report found that small business employment grew by 0.3 [...]
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October Small Business Employment Index Reflects Soft Labor Market

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Small businesses created 30,000 new jobs in October, but employees are working fewer hours and making less money.  These are among the results of this month’s update of the Intuit Small Business Employment Index, covering the period between Sept. 24 and Oct. 23. The monthly report found that small business employment grew by 0.14 percent [...]

Small Business Employment, Compensation, Hours Worked All Up in September 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Intuit Small Business Employment Index for September is showing signs of relief for small business employment. In spite of all the uproar over the threatened European financial meltdown, this good news is very welcome. Unlike in August, there's no softness in September’s numbers: Employment is up, hours worked are up, and compensation is up. [...]
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Small Business Employment and Compensation Up in July

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The month of July was a busy hiring season for small businesses. In addition to hiring 50,000 employees, they also significantly increased the number of monthly hours worked and compensation, according to the latest Intuit Small Business Employment Index. Since the hiring trend began in October 2009, small businesses have created 715,000 jobs. “July’s small [...]
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Small Business Jobs Increase in June

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Small businesses added 45,000 jobs in June, according to the Intuit Small Business Employment Index. Hours worked and compensation among small business employees also grew 0.2 percent. The June data continues a trend of small business hiring that began in October 2009. Since the trend began, small businesses have generated some 820,000 jobs. “The small [...]
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Small Business Job Growth Slow in May

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Intuit this morning released the May 2011 update of the Intuit Small Business Employment Index. According to the report, the rate of small business job growth showed no change in May, staying at 0.2 percent month to month, and translating to 45,000 new jobs created. “The rate of small business job growth is the same [...]
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