Why Worker Confidence Remains Strong
Workers are secure in their ability to find new jobs, so CIOs would be best served keeping their best talent engaged and happy within the department.
The overall worker confidence index is 61.9, down just slightly from 62.3 the previous quarter.
38% of surveyed workers feel the economy is getting stronger, which is about the same as last quarter.
32% of those surveyed said there are more jobs available this quarter compared to the recent past, down from 35% earlier this year.
53% are confident in their ability to find a new job, up from 51% last quarter.
62% are confident in the future of their current employer, which is the same as earlier this year.
73% said it isn’t likely they’ll lose their job in the next 12 months, which is also the same as last quarter.
35% said they’re likely to look for a new job in the next year, up from 33% earlier this year.
44% of male employees feel the economy is getting stronger, but only 31% of women workers agree.
34% of male workers believe there are more jobs available than in the recent past, while just 29% of female employees feel this way.
60% of employees under age 35 are confident in their ability to find a new job, compared to no more than half of workers 45 and older who are confident about this.