By Rieva Lesonsky
Is your small business hiring? While there are many indicators pointing to increased hiring by both large and small businesses right now, there are others suggesting that both short- and long-term hiring prospects aren’t so sunny.
In fact, some signs point to historically high unemployment and long-lasting unemployment persisting for years to come. American Public Media’s Marketplace special report, “Help Not Wanted,” takes a look at the impact long-term unemployment is having on America’s workers, communities and companies.
It’s a fascinating look at a topic that is changing America. Are you one of the long-term unemployed? If so, maybe entrepreneurship is the route for you.