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First-Generation Immigrants Dive Into Entrepreneurship

Posted on 6/26/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

Fascinating new research shows that first generation immigrants are starting businesses at nearly twice the rate of their children’s generation and a 27% higher rate than Americans who are not immigrants. Among those in the first-generation 16.4% start businesses, compared to 8.9% in the second generation and 12.9% for entrepreneurs who are not immigrants.

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Secrets To Hiring Hourly Employees

Posted on 6/25/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Managing Your Business

If you’re running or managing a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), chances are, you wear many hats at once. From accounting to marketing, those who work at SMBs have to make creative use of their time and resources every single day.

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Small Business Hiring Snapshot

Posted on 6/12/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

Hiring a new employee is an especially big deal as a small-business owner. If you are thinking about adding to your staff, you might wonder whether others are doing the same.

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Small Business Added 58,000 Jobs in May, ADP Says

Posted on 6/5/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

Companies with less than 50 employees added 58,000 jobs last month, as total private payrolls in the U.S. increased by 135,000, according to payroll provider ADP (ADP). Nearly all the increases came from service businesses, the company reported. Total job growth missed economists’ forecast of 165,000 private sector jobs created in May, according to Bloomberg News.

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14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Posted on 6/4/2013 by Ray Lamboy

Here are 14 things successful people do (or should be doing) on weekends!

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