African American/Black Business hiring Tag Archive

Expect to see more Jobs in 2012

The Gazelle Index survey shows that hiring will increase in 2012; 27% of small businesses will increase hiring and 14% will cut. We forecast a 7.8% or lower unemployment rate....

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Presidential Candidates should listen to what Small Business Owners Say

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Small business owners want the Presidential candidates to cut business taxes (especially Hispanic businesses) and make bank loans more easily available (particularly black business owners). ...

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Hispanic/Latino Owned Businesses want Lower Taxes, Blacks want more Loans

Small businesses owners differ in what they want out of Presidential candidates. Hispanic businesses strongly prefer lower taxes, black businesses want more access to loans and credit. ...

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What Small, Minority and Women Business Owners want from Presidential Candidates?

Based on a national survey of small business CEOs, reducing the minimum wage would have the smallest positive effect on hiring among all policies. If the government does nothing, it will also hurt small business hiring....

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Common Sense Solution to Reducing Unemployment-Part 2

The cause of high unemployment is not the lack of job skills, it is the lack of jobs. Almost 75% of the jobs that have not been restored are in construction, retail and manufacturing; 22% of the unemployed are black...

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2012 Hiring to Increase in Black, White, Women Businesses, but not Hispanic

According to the Gazelle Index, more than twice as many small businesses plan to hire workers than to lay off workers over the next three months. This is true for businesses owned by blacks, whites, men and women--but...

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Blacks, most Optimistic among all Small Business Owners

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African American small business CEOs expressed the greatest optimism about the economy's future and they plan to engage in the more hiring over the next three months than will any other race or ethnic group....

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Gazelle Index: Q1 2012 Outlook

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The Gazelle Index is a national survey of small businesses owned by whites, blacks, Hispanics, men and women. Small business hiring will increase in 2012 in all regions except the West and for all groups except...

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