SCORE’s latest “The Megaphone of Main Street” data report series delves into the story behind the changing face of U.S. small business hiring and employment.
The Megaphone of Main Street Jobs Report, Infographic #3: Small Business Owner Sentiment
July 29, 2021
SCORE latest infographic examines small business owner sentiments about the future.
This infographic reports the findings of part 3 of The Megaphone of Main Street Small Business Jobs Report.
Most small business owners are optimistic about their growth over the next six months:
- 69% of all small business owners were optimistic
- 82% of millennial business owners (younger than age 35) reported feeling very or somewhat optimistic
Small business owners are concerned about the following issues negatively impacting their growth:
- Policies that favor large businesses (48%)
- Access to capital (39.7%)
- Proposed changes in healthcare (36%)
41% of millennial business owners are concerned about finding and keeping qualified workers compared to only 33% of all small business owners.
Business owners worry about the negative impact of the following issues on their success in the next 6 months:
- Personal income tax (34.5%)
- Corporate income tax (27.6%)
- Local labor laws (27.1%)
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SCORE’s latest infographic, part 1 of The Megaphone of Main Street Small Business Jobs Report, explores small business hiring.
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