December ADP National Franchise Report Shows Positive Signs

The U.S. economy continues to heat up. The stock market is rocking and rolling, and there seems to be a sense that things are actually getting better.

Finally.

December ADP National Franchise Report

From ADP:

U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 30,250 during the month of December 2013, according to the ADP National Franchise Report.
Broadly distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment derived from ADP’s actual transactional payroll data. The report is produced by ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and is published by the ADP Research Institute®

The ADP National Franchise Report, the first and only report of its kind, is a monthly measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private franchise employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP®, a leading provider of human capital management solutions. The matched sample used to develop the ADP National Franchise Report is derived from ADP payroll data, which represents 15,000 Franchisors and Franchisees employing nearly one million workers in the U.S.

Take a look at this ADP infographic:

If you decide that 2014 is going to be your year…the year to become your own boss, make sure you have a plan.

A franchise business plan.

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