With unemployment low, can you avoid turnover?

Most of CEDF’s borrowers have five of fewer employees. Businesses of this scale are often in a circumstance where the available jobs don’t come with an array of fringe benefits, insurance and perks. Unlike a Silicon Valley giant there’s no employee cafeteria with free food, a masseuse and child care on site.

But nevertheless, in small businesses across the nation, many people like their jobs and many stay, for years.

I noticed this personally working in the retail industry. You can make t...

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