Small Business: The Changing Face of Rural Employment

March 27, 2008

Today, the small and very small business sector is one of the more promising sources of employment in small towns and rural areas.  Like the rest of America, employment growth in rural areas has been in professional and service sectors such as health care, recreation, and tourism. Since people with disabilities have high unemployment rates, rural job development might focus on small employers in the most-promising rural economic sectors.  To learn more, please read RTC: Rural's latest RURALfacts:

For more information, contact:

Diana Spas, Information Coordinator
RTC: Rural: The Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities
The University of Montana Rural Institute
52 Corbin Hall, Missoula, MT 59812-7056
(888) 268-2743 (RTC office)
(406) 243-5760 (Direct)   (406) 243-2349 fax