Small Biz Jobs: Real?

OC Register: More than one in five small-business owners (22%) expect to add jobs over the next 12 months, while 8% expect to eliminate jobs, according to the new Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index poll. This is the most optimistic owners have been in four years, Gallup says. Small-business owners tend to be optimistic. Otherwise,

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Small Biz Maintaining Optimism

A recent report analyzes the attitudes entrepreneurs have in six different countries: the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain. According to Sys-Con Media, although business hasn’t been at its best, most entrepreneurs are still optimistic. Forty three percent reported negative or no growth in revenue last year. Despite this performance

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Small Biz Employment Falls

The National Federation of Independent Business said employment fell by an average of 0.1 per firm from 0.3 in September, according to its survey of 2,077 small businesses. The jobless rate is seen holding steady at 9.1 percent for a fourth straight month. The NFIB survey showed 12 percent of small-business owners added an average

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Women In Business Worldwide

The need for more women in business is spreading internationally. While the US is still fighting to introduce more women into big businesses or start their own, Turkey is trying to motivate its own women to consider entrepreneurship. “A country cannot progress or struggle for democracy without women. Becoming a leader cannot be achieved without

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