By Rieva Lesonsky

CLI_002Is 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.