U.S. NFIB May Small Business Jobs: Summary

U.S. small business job creation plans accelerated in May, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.

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                              May  April  March   Feb.   Jan.   Dec.  6-mo.
                             2014   2014   2014   2014   2014   2013   Avg.
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Plan to Hire                  10%     8%     5%     7%    12%     8%     8%
Positions not able to fill    24%    24%    22%    22%    22%    23%    23%
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NOTE: All figures are seasonally adjusted. The survey size was 678 firms.

SOURCE: National Federation of Independent Business

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