U.S. workers report near-record-high confidence levels with more than 80 percent believing that there's little or no chance they will lose their jobs in the coming year, according to the latest Career Confidence Index, a survey of more than 1,000 workers conducted by Right Management in Philadelphia. But it's not all good news—nearly half of those same employees (46 percent) said it was unlikely or even impossible for them to advance at their current companies.
"Some employers may be dealing with a disengaged workforce," says Eileen Javers, Right Management's global leader of transition. "Managers need to develop the talent they want in place for the future, because the most disenfranchised will be the most likely to leave." — J.K.
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