American Workers Report Greater Anxiety About Job Security Despite Organizations Supporting Workers Emotionally, New Randstad US Survey Shows
Survey provides insight into American sentiment related to job stability and satisfaction, the importance of skilling and the post-pandemic workplace
The massive upheaval that the pandemic generated in the workplace has taken its toll on the workforce, according to Randstad US, who today released U.S. data from the global Randstad Workmonitor Mobility Index. Fifty-six percent of American workers are feeling secure in their jobs during the second half of 2020, compared to 65 percent in the same period last year. Similarly, 12 percent of American workers feel there is a significant chance they will lose their job now, compared to eight percent in 2019.
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“Although there are unprecedented challenges facing American workers right now, we were pleased to see that many companies are doing exemplary jobs supporting their employees’ mental and emotional health,” said Karen Fichuk, CEO of Randstad North America and Randstad N.V. executive board member. “We are also seeing that workers are committed to learning new skills to stay competitive in the labor market, a sign that we can rise to the challenge and come out of this stronger than ever before.”
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