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Superstar Alumni of the Inc. 500
 

A look back at how 20 companies from the past 30 years have created 575,457 jobs.
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20 Companies. 30 Years. 575,457 Jobs
Most economists agree that fast-growth start-ups create the bulk of the nation's new jobs. With that in mind, we thought it would be interesting to look back and see how some of the superstar Inc. 500 companies of the past decades have performed on that count.

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From the September 2011 issue of Inc. magazine

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LEIGH BUCHANAN is an editor-at-large for Inc. magazine. A former editor at Harvard Business Review and founding editor of WebMaster magazine, she writes regular columns on leadership and workplace culture.
@LeighEBuchanan




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