Time to Hire? Where Small Businesses Are Adding Jobs (Infographic) Small businesses added 71,000 jobs last month. Here's a deeper look at where those jobs are.

By Kathleen Davis

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Job growth in for small businesses was on par with that data point's six-month average, according to the recent ADP Small-Business Jobs Report. There was a dramatic shift at the industries adding those jobs, however. For example, the goods-producing sector added a mere 1,000 new jobs, compared to 14,000 in July.

For more on the shifts in August's small-business jobs numbers, take a look at the infographic below from ADP.

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Time to Hire? Where Small Businesses Are Adding Jobs (Infographic)

Kathleen Davis is the former associate editor at Entrepreneur.com.

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