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December 20, 2006

Los Angeles’ 2006 Average Worker Confidence Unchanged from 2005

The average Hudson Employment Index SM for Los Angeles in 2006 was 104.0, a mere .2 points lower than in 2005.

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December 20, 2006

Finance Concerns Hurt Twin Cities Workers’ Confidence in 2006

The average Hudson Employment Index SM reading for the Twin Cities in 2006 was 95.8, 8.6 points lower than in 2005.

December 20, 2006

Lower Job Satisfaction Hurts NYC Worker Confidence in 2006

The average Hudson Employment Index SM for New York City was 87.1 in 2006, 1.7 points lower than 2005’s average (88.8).

December 20, 2006

Increased Job Security Lifted Philadelphia Worker Confidence in 2006

In 2006, the average Hudson Employment Index SM for Philadelphia workers was 97.2, almost three points higher than in 2005 (94.4 points).

December 20, 2006

San Francisco Worker Confidence Much Higher in 2006

In 2006, the Hudson Employment IndexSM for San Francisco averaged 100, more than 15 points higher than in 2005 (84.7).

December 20, 2006

Tampa Workers Expected Less Hiring in 2006

The average Hudson Employment Index SM for Tampa was 1.6 lower in 2006 (113.8) than in 2005 (115.4).

December 20, 2006

Higher Job Satisfaction and Job Security for DC Workers in 2006

The average Hudson Employment Index SM for Washington, D.C. was 114.4 in 2006, 3.6 points up from 110.8 in 2005.

December 20, 2006

U.S. Workers Expect Strong Job Market in 2007

U.S. workers are quite optimistic about their job prospects and the employment market for 2007, as nearly eight in ten (78 percent) expect the situation to be as good as, if not better than, this year.

December 6, 2006

Worker Confidence Up in November

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) gained nearly four points in November, climbing from 101.4 in October to 105.3.

December 6, 2006

Atlanta Worker Confidence Rebounds in November

After hitting a record low in October, the Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Atlanta workers rose 9.1 points to 115.0 in November.

December 6, 2006

Philadephia Worker Confidence Bounces Back

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Philadelphia workers increased two points to 87.6 in November. Improved perceptions of finances and increased hiring expectations fueled the climb.

December 6, 2006

Boston Worker Confidence Steady in November

After last month’s rebound, the Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Boston workers remained fairly steady in November, edging down .5 points to 97.2.

December 6, 2006

Chicago Worker Confidence Spiked in November

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Chicago spiked 11.3 points in November to 99.6. Increased job satisfaction and improved perceptions of finances drove the increase in worker confidence.

December 6, 2006

Dallas Worker Confidence Edges Up

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Dallas workers edged up this month, as worker confidence increased 1.2 points to 110.7 in November.

December 6, 2006

Los Angeles Worker Confidence Jumps

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Los Angeles increased 8.1 points in November to 109.3. The increase was spurred by increased anticipation for hiring activity and fewer layoffs on the horizon.

December 6, 2006

Finance Concerns Cause Twin Cities Worker Confidence to Drop

For the second consecutive month, worker confidence decreased in the Twin Cities, as the Hudson Employment IndexSM for the city dropped 1.9 points in November to 92.1.

December 6, 2006

New York City Worker Confidence Rises After Hitting 2006 Low

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for New York City increased 3.4 points to 83.5 after falling for two consecutive months.

December 6, 2006

San Francisco Worker Confidence Climbs in November

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for San Francisco continued to rise for the third consecutive month as local worker confidence increased 3.5 points to 108.3.

December 6, 2006

Tampa Worker Confidence Rebounds

After declining for two consecutive months, worker confidence in Tampa rebounded in November as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) climbed seven points to 117.

December 6, 2006

Washington DC Worker Confidence Edges Up in November

After plummeting in October, the Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Washington, D.C. workers edged up 1.9 points to 111.8 in November