Black-Owned Businesses: Outlook for 2012

January 24, 2012 Staff 0

Black CEOs plan to increase hiring significantly in 2012, more so than any other race or ethnic group; 37.4% will increase hiring vs. 15.2% who will cut jobs. Black business hiring will be strongest in the Northeast and in Information Technology.

Expect to see more Jobs in 2012

January 5, 2012 Staff 0

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.

Gazelle Index: Q1 2012 Outlook

December 2, 2011 Staff 0

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 Hispanics.