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Private Sector Hiring

Why Business Owners Aren't Hiring

Brian Hamilton | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business
Brian Hamilton

Small business represents 64 percent of net new jobs for the past 15 years, but -- in spite of their profits and growth -- small businesses haven't been hiring lately, according to the still-elevated unemployment rate.

U.S. Stress Falls To Lowest Level In Years

Mike Schneider and Martin Crutsinger | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business

(AP) - The nation's economic stress fell to a two-year low in April, thanks to the strongest private-sector hiring in five years and a dip in bankrupt...

Unemployment Rate Unchanged In July -- Employers Cut 131,000 In July

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Private employers hired workers at a weak pace for the third straight month, making it likely that economic growth will slow furthe...