These Charts Show Why You Can't Find A Job


Photo: NFIB

Supposedly small businesses represent the engine of any jobs recovery, and guess what, the state of small businesses in America is not good.The NFIB released its latest survey of members, and on a range of things from earnings to access to credit, the situation is very bleak.

That’s why it’s still so hard to find a job.

Earnings already dipping

Sales dipping, and already below expectations

Pricing power is horrible

Very few have planned job openings

Optimism dipping

Very few companies intent to expand

And small businesses certainly aren't giving out many raises

Credit conditions nearly as bad as they've ever been

The problem: Tax fears and bad sales

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