SURVEY: N.J. OUTPACES NATION IN SMALL-BUSINESS JOB GROWTH
By Jared Kaltwasser/NJBIZ
May 1, 2012
New Jersey small businesses hired at a slightly higher rate than the national average last month, though growth remains slow, according to a new survey.
Intuit Inc. released the results of its latest Small Business Employment Index today. The survey, which is based on data from Intuit Online Payroll customers, showed small businesses added about 40,000 jobs in April nationally, for an increase of 0.2 percent. In New Jersey, small business employment grew by 0.3 percent, beating out neighboring states New York and Pennsylvania.