Employment By Small Businesses Up Two Months In A Row Per Intuit Survey
According to December’s Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Index, U.S. small business employment grew last month by 20,000 jobs, the second consecutive month of gains.
Construction, the foundation of the small business economy is one crucial contributor to the increase, According to Intuit, “Construction employs 5% of workers when counting businesses of all sizes. When it comes to small businesses, however, construction companies employ about one-fifth of workers.”
The Intuit Small Business Index is based on data from 200,000 small business employers that use Intuit Online Payroll and QuickBooks Online Payroll. The data for the December employment index was taken from November 24 through December 23.