According to recently released survey results from The Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Houston entrepreneurs believe the economy is moving in a positive direction, and the majority of local entrepreneurs plan on hiring in the coming months.
The organizations Houston Chapter surveyed Houston companies with at least $1 million in annual revenue. The typical business surveyed had an average annual revenue of $18.4 million and had an average of 191 employees.
The results showed that 57 percent of Houston-area entrepreneurs expect to hire more full-time workers and 59 percent plan to hire more part-time workers in the next six months. Forty-one percent of entrepreneurs surveyed also said they expected to start a new business in the next six months.
Entrepreneurs across the world that were surveyed had similar results. Fifty-nine percent said they would hire more full-time workers and 56 percent said they would hire more part-time workers.
Falling in line with nationwide trends, these are definitely signs that the local economy is improving.
The economic recession has been a challenge for business owners and individuals throughout the country. However, this is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to get back in the game and contribute to the economic comeback.
Fri, November 16, 2012
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