Startup Firms Created Over 2 Million Jobs in 2015, Census Reports

The nation’s 414,000 startup firms created 2.5 million new jobs in 2015, according to data from the US Census Bureau.

In contrast, this level of startup activity is well below the pre-Great Recession average of 524,000 startup firms and 3.3 million new jobs per…

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Workers Are Suspiciously Positive About Their Bosses

America’s bosses can relax: workers have a high degree of confidence in the competence and ability of the people who lead their companies. Really.

Workers in a recent Robert Half Management Resources survey cast a vote of confidence for executives leading their firms.

Approximately eight in 10 professionals polled…

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Small Businesses Get a Bum Rap on Health Benefits

Conventional wisdom has it that small businesses lag way behind big companies in providing health care benefits to employees. A new study shows how wrong conventional wisdom can be.

Survey data from United Benefit Advisors reveals that small employers, those with less than 100 employees, are keeping pace with the…

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Business Owners Are Unprepared for a Cyber Attack

A survey from insurer Nationwide reveals they are unprepared for the future or unexpected events — even though they acknowledge the importance of best practices to protect their livelihoods, employees and customers.

Most business owners say it’s important to plan for cyberattacks, natural disasters and succession.

But the vast majority…

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