The big problem for small business? Finding qualified people to hire

Sabri Ben-Achour Nov 12, 2019
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The big problem for small business? Finding qualified people to hire

Sabri Ben-Achour Nov 12, 2019
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According to the monthly Small Business Optimism Index, small businesses had a more positive take on the future in the month of October. Businesses say they’re making capital investments and raising employee pay, or planning to. The number one challenge, according to the survey, is finding qualified people to hire.

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