dcsimg

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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