8/30/2013
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Many small-business owners have been slow to add new employees because they are concerned that a dip in demand would force them to lay off excess workers. In this challenging environment, business leaders are using a number of strategies to make sure they have the right number of personnel. Some companies decide when it's time to hire by monitoring the number of hours of work needed to be done each week; others start looking for new employees when unfilled orders start piling up.

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