Large Companies Have Grown Faster Than Small Ones
This Business Week article by Peter Coy explained how “big employers have increased employment 7.5 percent, while small employers have boosted payrolls by only 4.9 percent.” source The article said that it found this information in the ADP National Employment Report. This report gives a monthly review of United States, goods-producing, private sector employment that’s based on transactional data from actual payrolls.
The article later goes on to talk about The Bureau of Labor Statistics. “The BLS is a governmental statistical agency that collects, processes, analyzes, and disseminates essential statistical data to the American public, the U.S. Congress, other Federal agencies, State and local governments, business, and labor representatives.” source
The recent recession had a lot to do with large companies one-upping small companies. Since large companies had more cash to deal with the recession and have been doing well due to the recent low interest rates.