During the explosive ’90s, M. Ann Padilla got orders for thousands of temporary office workers from such pillars of the Denver business community as AT&T (T ), Qwest Communications (Q ) International, and Adolph Coors (RKY ) But those aren’t her most important clients anymore; they’ve cut thousands of workers locally. Now, Padilla says, small business is what’s keeping her Sunny Side Inc./Temp Side going. Orders are coming from companies with 10 to 100 employees: construction contractors, distributors, nurseries. And they’re picking up speed. “For the past two years, the orders were short-term,” says Padilla, who owns the company. “Now they keep extending them.”
My spin: Great article, one of so many , by BW on small businesses!
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