- At-a-glance: Of the companies surveyed, 26 percent increased staffing while 24 percent decreased staffing and 50 percent maintained their number of employees.
- Small business sector: The number of companies reporting a positive change (800 small businesses) exceeded those reporting a negative change with employees (748 small businesses), further demonstrating that this month’s index doesn’t necessarily signify a directional change in small business hiring.
- What to watch: With the summer vacation season heating up, seasonal hiring could continue to play a role in the SBEI over the next two months. Additionally, many business owners might remain cautiously optimistic as the economy seems to be gradually improving.
CBIZ Small Business Employment Index Suffers Slight June Swoon
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