Why Small Businesses Likely Create More Jobs Than Previously Thought


Minyang Jiang

Steve King, Emergent Research partner and a regular contributor to explains how the U.S. government is underestimating the economic impact of small businesses by excluding the self-employed when collecting and classify small business data. (Background: “Why ‘Non-Employer Businesses’ are a Big Deal, Even if the Label Sounds Like They Aren’t.”) Over the past three […]


Employees vs. Contract Workers: Which Should You Hire?


Minyang Jiang

Due to the changing definition of "employee," the cost-saving benefits of using contract workers may no longer apply for small businesses.