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Sunday, December 09, 2012

Small Business Owners' Hiring Intent Plunges To 2008 Lows

Don't Blame Sandy or Fiscal Cliff

A Gallup random dial poll of 607 small businesses conducted November 12-16 2012 asked the question "Over the next 12 months, do you expect the overall number of job positions at your company to increase a lot, increase a little, stay the same, decrease a little, or decrease a lot?"

The net survey results show Small-Business Owners' Hiring Intentions Plunge.

U.S. small-business owners expect to add fewer net new jobs over the next 12 months than at any time since the depths of the 2008-2009 recession, according to this November's Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index survey. Small-business owners' net hiring intentions for the next 12 months plunged to-4 in November, down from +10 in July and matching the previous record low recorded by the Wells

Fargo/Small Business Index of -4 in November 2008.


Anonymous said...

That's why Romney lost the election. He told the Country that if he was elected he would put Americans back to work. And, 51% of the people said fock that.

Anonymous said...

The makers are holding onto what little money they have left after Obummer taxes. I don't bla,
Me them one bit.

Sadly I think there is going to have to be hardship for many before Americans wake up.