Why the Gazelle Index?

February 21, 2012 Staff 0

The Gazelle Index is a new national quarterly survey of the outlook, current conditions, optimism and future hiring plans of minority, women and non-minority small firms. It published because here is no up-to-date survey of these groups.

Women Business Owners: Outlook for 2012

January 31, 2012 Staff 0

The 2012 Outlook for women-owned businesses is positive; 26.1% will increase hiring in the first quarter of 2012 while only 13.3% will decrease hiring. Women business hiring will be strongest in the South and Midwest and especially in Information Technology related industries.

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.