US Worker Confidence Index: Year-End 2019 | HRO Today

Workforce Trends

The quarterly US Worker Confidence Index (WCI) published by HRO Today and Yoh measures perceived employment security directly from the perspective of employees. And, while this is only one of many other indices that are published, it can be used in conjunction with other external measures to gain insights into employee sentiment. At the end of 2019 the WCI – which is comprised of 4 indices 1) Likelihood of Promotion, 2) Likelihood of a Raise of at least 3 percent, 3) Trust in Company Leadership, 4) Job Security, increased by 7.1 points compared to one year ago. For the entire year, the Likelihood of a Promotion component had the biggest gain by 12.9 points. Overall, these data points suggest that US workers remain confident with their employment status compared to historical standards. The report contains many other insights that are broken down by each of the four indices and can be a useful reference for workforce planning,  talent management, and HR strategists.


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