Despite general satisfaction with their jobs, 60 percent of U.S. workers would seriously consider changing positions given the opportunity, according to survey data used to compile the premiere release of the Hudson Employment Index. Even among those individuals who are happy with their current job, a majority (52 percent) would consider moving on if offered a new position.
One year ago today, America's economic confidence was low and heading even lower. The Rasmussen Consumer Index kept falling in the week after Christmas until it reached the lowest level of 2002 on the very last day of that year. At 93.8, the economic confidence of American consumers had fallen more than 30 points in nine months.