Careers Slideshow: Troubling Times for Today's Workforce

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 11-17-2011

Troubling Times for Today's Workforce

47.3 is the latest IT Employee Confidence Index rating from Technisource, down from 56.2 last quarter.

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Just 13% of IT professionals think the economy is getting stronger.

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56% of IT workers believe there are fewer tech jobs available now.

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40% of tech employees are confident in their ability to find a new job, down from 44% last quarter.

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61% of IT workers remain confident in the future of their current employer, down from 70% last quarter.

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Just 36% of employees expect a pay raise within the next 12 months, according to Glassdoor.

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32% of workers are concerned about their colleagues being laid off within the next six months.

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80% of unemployed job seekers who feel the economy impacts their career expect it will take longer to find work.

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54% of these job seekers think that base-pay offers will be lower when they do find work.

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45% of these job seekers say they'll be more likely to take a job that they're overqualified for.

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