Right Place, Right Time: “Right Place, Right Time”
Small businesses aren’t just surviving. They’re growing — and hiring
“During the explosive ’90s, M. Ann Padilla got orders for thousands of temporary office workers from such pillars of the Denver business community as AT&T (T ), Qwest Communications (Q ) International, and Adolph Coors (RKY ) But those aren’t her most important clients anymore; they’ve cut thousands of workers locally. Now, Padilla says, small business is what’s keeping her Sunny Side Inc./Temp Side going. Orders are coming from companies with 10 to 100 employees: construction contractors, distributors, nurseries. And they’re picking up speed. ‘For the past two years, the orders were short-term,’ says Padilla, who owns the company. ‘Now they keep extending them.’ ”
– Rob at businesspundit.com pointed out this great article to me. It follows along with other information that I’ve seen that shows the economy is finally turning. I hope you took my advice and did your growth planning during the slow times. Bring it on baby! -ed.