Monthly Archives: January 2014

Small Business Borrowing on the Rise at the End of 2013

The borrowing for U.S. small businesses increased near the end of 2013, which has analysts optimistic about the economic outlook for 2014. This increase, reported by the Thomson Reuters/PayNet Small Business Lending Index, measures the volume of finance lent to small companies. At 120.4 in October and 111.4 in November, this level is the highest… Read more »

Staffing for the Online Era

Staffing a business used to be a fairly straight forward process: a manager would receive a résumé, conduct an interview, and decide whether or not the candidate fit with the company. But as technology has advanced, the internet has begun to play a larger and larger role. From places like Elance to SITE, online staffing… Read more »