Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-31-2013

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

A Positive Trend The Employee Confidence Index score is 56.8, up from 52.1 in January.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

In Demand 47% of workers say they would be able to find a new job if they wanted to.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Company Confidence 59% feel confident about the future of their current employer.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Self Esteem The worker personal confidence index, which combines confidence in ability to find a new job and confidence in the future of current employer, is 67.1, up from 65.8 in January.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

A Better Economic Climate 34% believe the economy is getting stronger.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Stable Status The job transition index score, which measures how likely workers are to look for a new job, remains relatively steady at 36.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Where Are Employees the Most Confident? The West, which has a 61.6 Employee Confidence Index score, comes out ahead. At 53.9, the Northeast has the lowest score.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

He Said, She Said: A Can-Do Attitude 52% of male employees are confident in their ability to find a new job, compared to just 42% of women.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

He Said, She Said: Open Options 32% of men say more jobs are available now than in the recent past, as opposed to 18% of women.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects

He Said, She Said: Fiscally Sound 38% of men feel the economy is getting stronger, as opposed to 29% of women.

Workers Confident About Economy and Job Prospects