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January 31, 2007

Low Hiring Expectations Hurt Worker Confidence in San Francisco

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for San Francisco fell for the second straight month in January, dropping 5.4 points to 94.2.

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January 31, 2007

Fewer Job Security Concerns Boost Tampa Worker Confidence

Workers confidence in Tampa jumped to start the year, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) climbed seven points to 119.9.

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January 31, 2007

Increase in Expected Layoffs Hurts DC Worker Confidence

Worker confidence dropped in Washington, DC to start the year, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell 6.1 points to 108.2.

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January 31, 2007

Boston Workers’ Hiring Expectations Plunge in January

Worker confidence was nearly unchanged in Boston in January, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) shifted up just 0.3 points to 98.0.

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January 31, 2007

Chicago Worker Confidence Falls Again in January

Worker confidence declined in Chicago for the second straight month, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) dropped 2.2 points to 92.4.

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January 31, 2007

Dallas Worker Confidence Falls for Second Consecutive Month in January

Worker confidence declined in Dallas to start the year, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell three points to 106.1 in January.

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January 31, 2007

Financial Concerns Hurt LA Worker Confidence

Worker confidence waned in Los Angeles in January, as the city’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell 1.6 points to 102.3.

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January 31, 2007

Twin Cities Workers Forecast Record Low Layoffs

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Minneapolis-St. Paul jumped 10.2 points to 109.2 in January.

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January 31, 2007

Drop in Job Security Concerns Boost Worker Confidence in NYC

Hudson Employment Index (SM) climbed 2.4 points in January to 90.3.

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January 29, 2007

Small Business Economic Confidence Rebounds in January

Small business confidence in the American economy rebounded in January as owners reported substantially fewer cash flow issues in surveys conducted for this month’s Discover® Small Business Watch (SM).

January 17, 2007

Who Do You Report to? Chances Are, Not a Female Minority

More than three-quarters (76 percent) of U.S. workers report to a Caucasian boss and just one-third (34 percent) state their boss is a woman, according to a new Hudson survey.

January 8, 2007

Consumer Economic Confidence in Chicagoland Improves Significantly

The economic confidence of consumers in Chicagoland rose significantly during the fourth quarter of 2006.

January 3, 2007

Lower Job Satisfaction Prompts Year-End Decline in Worker Confidence

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell 2.6 points to 102.7 in December, primarily as a result of lowered job satisfaction and increased job loss concerns. The monthly measure lost ground following a nearly four point rise in November.

January 3, 2007

Confidence Hits 2006 Low for Accounting & Finance Workers

Worker confidence among accounting and finance professionals fell to a 2006-low in December after hitting a record high the previous month. The group’s Hudson Employment Index SM dropped 11.2 points to 106.0.

January 3, 2007

Worker Confidence Plummets among Hispanics, Rises among African-Americans in December

After spiking to an all-time high in November, worker confidence among Hispanics fell a dramatic 10.2 points this month, as the Hudson Employment Index SM for Hispanics dropped to 103.5.

January 3, 2007

IT Workers Expect Layoffs

Worker confidence among IT professionals decreased in December after hitting a 2006-high last month as the group’s Hudson Employment Index SM fell six points to 109.8

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January 3, 2007

Legal Worker Confidence Takes a Hit

Confidence among workers in the legal sector fell sharply in December as this group’s Hudson Employment Index SM plummeted 10.4 points to 105.8.

January 3, 2007

Manufacturing Worker Confidence Rises to 2006 High

Confidence among manufacturing workers continued to rise in December, as the sector’s Hudson Employment Index SM jumped six points to 97.4, tying the 2006-high.

January 3, 2007

Personal Finance Optimism Boosts Healthcare Worker Confidence

The Hudson Employment Index SM for healthcare workers rose for the fourth consecutive month, gaining 1.6 points to register 109.3 in December.

January 3, 2007

CA Worker Confidence Plummets in December

After spiking last month, worker confidence in California fell substantially in December as the state’s Hudson Employment Index SM dropped 9.3 points to 111.3.