Gauging Small Business Hiring: Slower Growth, or 'Oxymoron'

The U.S. economy added 169,000 payroll jobs last month, according to data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. How many jobs did Main Street businesses create? As always, gauging small business hiring trends depends on how you define “small,” and who’s doing the counting. But according to multiple surveys, small business hiring decreased slightly for the second consecutive month. Here’s the New Entrepreneur’s monthly rundown of small business hiring reports:

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