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Small Businesses Turning To Tech To Streamline Operations, Not Replace Human Labor. (07/31/2018)

CNBC (7/29) reported that small businesses are investing more money in technology “to streamline operations.” However, contrary to the common misconception that increased use of technology will replace the need for human labor, data from the NFIB Research Center shows that “36 percent of small companies were not able to fill open positions in June, matching the survey’s record high from November 2000.” Moreover, although “mastering technology can be a challenge even for businesses that were themselves born from tech platforms,” some small business owners accepting the need for change and “embracing tech solutions to make life easier for themselves and their employees.”

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