January Shows Stronger Employment Growth Among Small Businesses, According to the Paychex - IHS Small Business Jobs Index
Following several months of slowing employment growth, the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index grew 0.09 percent in January, representing the strongest one-month gain since the national index peaked in April 2014. Year-over-year, however, the national index declined 0.38 percent. The West North Central region remained the top regional index despite having the worst one-month growth rate. Indiana jumped to the top-ranked state index and Dallas continued its hold on the top spot among metro areas.
To read the full news release, visit the Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index website.