Economic Recovery

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Resumes & Interviewing

Job Growth Slows Dramatically in March

Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation.

Growing a Business

Business Owners Fed Up With Washington, But Many Are Optimistic on Their Prospects

A survey of business owners found that nearly half are more confident than a year ago.

Growing a Business

Thinking About Hiring? Signs of Life in the Job Market

A trio of labor-market reports out this week show that small-business owners added jobs last month.

Business News

Preparing for a Housing Recovery

With the housing market showing new signs of life, it's time to prepare your business to ride the rising tide.

Growing a Business

Why Supporting Small Business Saturday This Year Is Important (Opinion)

With Hurricane Sandy's impact on small businesses on the East Coast, it's more important than ever to shop locally.

Thought Leaders

Young Entrepreneurs: Not the Cure for What Ails the Economy (Opinion)

Interest is high in supporting youth entrepreneurship and often seen as a way to help create jobs and turn the economy. But a closer look at the issues shows that these notions may be little more than wishful thinking.

Real Estate

Small-Business Owners Still Waiting for a Rebound (Opinion)

Business owners have been hit harder than others in the Great Recession, largely due to their greater share of home-equity debt. Here's what's needed for a small-business recovery.

Growing a Business

Indicators Point to a Small-Business Rebound (Infographic)

Evidence is growing that the nation's small companies may be on a comeback.

Growing a Business

Is the Economy Getting Worse? Business Owners Say Yes

A new survey shows more than half of small-business owners believe the U.S. economy is backsliding.