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New Year, New Jobs: 257,000 Positions Added in January

Unemployment is at 5.7 percent after 703,000 people entered the labor force and 257,000 net new jobs were added in January.

By | February 6th, 2015|

Unemployment May Drop to 5%

Jeffrey Stibel, CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., made an appearance last week on the Wall Street Journal's News Hub, an online video review of the top news stories of the day. Mr. Stibel discussed his prediction that the unemployment rate will drop to 5%, contrary to the belief of some economists. Unemployment has been stuck at 6.3%, even [...]

By | June 13th, 2014|

An Intern’s Thoughts on the Improving Economy

I recently read Jeff Stibel's latest article about the improving economy and as a young intern in the big pond of the American workforce, I can say that I am incredibly excited about his assertion that the economy is getting stronger.  The answer to the depressed economy will be small business growth, according to Mr. Stibel.  [...]

By | June 2nd, 2014|

Will Small Business Owners Lead the “Jobs” Recovery?

Early today, our CEO Jeff Stibel released a report on Harvard Business Review that highlights our forecast that small business owners will lead us out of our "jobless recovery" by hiring at rates that are greater than economists are currently predicting. The main conclusion we've reached is that unemployment will likely drop to 5% in [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|

Given the Political Climate, Small Business Hiring Dips

The most recent Private Capital Access Index report produced by Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management, in partnership with Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., revealed that 55% of owners are less confident in their business growth prospects than one year ago (pdf). While this number may seem similar to the millions of other vague statistics [...]

By | March 5th, 2013|
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