More U.S. small-business jobs, offering more hours, more pay, reports Intuit by Jim Townsend in Recruitment 03 Dec 2012 While hiring, work hours and wages improved for those who work for U.S. small businesses this past month, the revenue these firms generated dropped, according to the latest Intuit Small Business Employment and Revenue Indexes. Utah, Missouri and Arizona saw the most improvement, while real estate and rental firms realized the greatest drop in revenue. Here is the announcement:   This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share Jim Townsend Jim Townsend, editorial director and a principal of the AIM Group, is a career journalist, consultant and interactive media pioneer with more than 35 years of experience in news management. Townsend joined the AIM Group in 2001 as an analyst and consultant and became a part-owner in 2003. He is based in Houston. He leads a global team of analysts who report media industry trends in North and South America, Europe, India, Asia, Australia and other countries in the Pacific Rim.