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Immigration in US – Surges to top of most important problem list Gallup finds

Immigration has risen to the top of the list when Americans are asked to name the most important problem facing the nation — edging out the government, which has been the top issue each month since January 2017. The 22% of Americans in July who say immigration is the top problem is up from 14% … Continue reading

Engagement – The State of the Global Workplace by Gallup

Today’s workplaces are experiencing changes at unprecedented rates. The rise of digitization and automation, increased access to information, and the globalization of markets are among the trends challenging traditional approaches to work, company cultures, management and jobs. Organizations everywhere are looking for strategies and tactics to stay competitive and grow — and simply doing what … Continue reading

Workplaces in US – Gallup data reveal an unsettling pattern

There is an urgency for leaders to define and convey their vision more clearly — and rally employees around it. Gallup data reveal an unsettling pattern in the U.S. workplace. Employees have little belief in their company’s leadership. We have found that just: • 22% of employees strongly agree the leadership of their organization has … Continue reading

US – Americans have increasingly positive perceptions of the job market and what it offers

Americans have increasingly positive perceptions of the job market and what it offers. In 2012, an average of 19% of people said it was a good time to find a quality job. For the first three quarters of 2016, an average of 42% said the same. Among those in the labor force (employed, unemployed or … Continue reading

Gender Jobs Outlook – Widest gap in the Americas finds Gallup

The global jobs outlook remained about as dismal in 2013 as it was in 2012, and it was even more so for women than for men in some parts of the world. While men and women in most regions were more likely to say it was a bad time than a good time to find … Continue reading

US – Gallup’s Job Creation Index reaches a new high

Gallups U.S. Job Creation Index reached a new high in its more than six-year trend, registering +27 in May. The prior high had been +26 in the initial monthly measurement of January 2008, just as the recession was taking hold. The index is based on employee reports of hiring activity at their places of employment. … Continue reading

US – Jobs and Unemployment are the most important problems facing the country poll finds

Twenty percent of Americans name unemployment or jobs as the most important problem facing the country in May, up from 14% who mentioned these issues in April. Dysfunctional government (19%) and the economy in general (17%) also rank among the top problems. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Jobs, Government, and Economy … Continue reading

US – Public, private or a top 100-ranked school do not make a difference in workplace engagement or well-being study finds

Gallup, in partnership with Purdue University and Lumina Foundation, today released results from the inaugural Gallup-Purdue Index that finds there is no difference in workplace engagement or a college graduate’s well-being if they attended a public or private not-for-profit institution, a highly selective institution, or a top 100-ranked school in U.S. News & World Report. … Continue reading

US – Average retirement age up at 62 finds Gallup

The average age at which U.S. retirees report retiring is 62, the highest Gallup has found since first asking Americans this question in 1991. This age has increased in recent years, while the average age at which non-retired Americans expect to retire, 66, has largely stayed the same. However, this age too has slowly increased … Continue reading

US – 59% are worried about not having enough money for retirement finds Gallup

A firm majority of Americans, 59%, are worried about not having enough money for retirement, surpassing eight other financial matters. A majority of Americans have reported being “very” or “moderately” worried about retirement savings every year since 2001, illustrating that saving for retirement disquiets Americans in both good and bad economic times. via Retirement Remains … Continue reading

March Job Creation in US – Gallup’s Index reaches six-year high

Gallup’s Job Creation Index, based on employee reports of hiring and layoff activity at their workplaces, reached a six-year high of +23 in March, nearly tying the +24 recorded in March 2008. The index for March is two points higher than it was in February, and shows a six-point improvement from last March. Chosen excerpts … Continue reading

ADP and Gallup on US Jobs – Positive but weak job growth

Private-sector employers added 139,000 jobs last month, up from a revised 127,000 in January, but down from 205,000 in February 2013, according to ADP. Economists had forecast that private-sector hiring somewhat slowed down last month, with employers adding 160,000 jobs, compared with an originally estimated January increase of 175,000, according to a Dow Jones Newswires … Continue reading

Unemployment in the US / The top problem for people finds Gallup

Americans have a new No. 1 problem. Nearly one in four Americans mention jobs and unemployment as the most important problem facing the country, up from 16% in January. The government and politicians had topped the list since the government shutdown in October. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Unemployment Rises to … Continue reading

US / No job creation in January finds Gallup

Gallup’s Job Creation Index registered +19 in January, unchanged from the prior month. This score is a three-point improvement from January 2013 and is on par with the overall 2013 average of +20. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at U.S. Job Creation Flat in January. Related Posts US / ADP National Employment … Continue reading

US / Gallup’s measured payroll to population rate increases slightly in october

The U.S. Payroll to Population employment rate (P2P), as measured by Gallup, rose slightly to 43.8% in October, from 43.5% in September. P2P in 2013 continues to lag behind 2012; P2P last month is down almost two percentage points from the 45.7% found in October 2012. via U.S. Payroll to Population Rate Increases Slightly in … Continue reading

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