2015 Small Business: Human Resources

This month’s SCORE Infographic shows the impact of human resources on small business development for 2015.

Small Biz ChallengesOf the biggest challenges for small businesses, hiring new employees ranks second:

  • 45% report growing revenues as their major concern
  • 42% say hiring new employees
  • 37% say increasing profits

Social Media Helps Small Businesses Find Today's Talent:

  • 94% of recruiters use or plan to use social media for recruiting.
  • Employers who used social media to hire found a 49% improvement in candidate quality over candidates sourced only through traditional recruiting channels.

...And Small Business Employees Are Generally Happier Employees:

  • 81% of small business employees are satisfied with their job
  • Only 68% of ALL full-time U.S. workers are satisfied with their job.

Small Biz Challenges

Download this month’s SCORE infographic for more details on these statistics. If you need help developing your marketing strategy, contact a SCORE mentor. You can also get tips from our free online workshops.


Bridget Weston Pollack
<div> <span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 18.0049991607666px; text-align: justify;">Bridget Weston Pollack is the Vice President of Marketing & Communications at the SCORE Association. In this role, Bridget is responsible for all branding, marketing, PR, and communication efforts. She focuses on implementing marketing plans and strategies for the organization to facilitate the growth of SCORE’s mentoring and trainings services.</span></div> <div> <a href="http://www.score.org" target="_blank">SCORE.org</a> | <a href="http://www.facebook.com/SCOREFans" target="_blank">Facebook</a> | <a href="http://twitter.com/scorementors" target="_blank">@SCOREmentors</a> | <a href="https://www.score.org/author/Bridget-Weston-Pollack/all-posts">More from Bridget</a></div>


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