The Worker Confidence Index (WCI) in the first quarter of 2019 increased by 3.6 points to 110.7, the highest level since this study's inception. While three of the four indices that comprise the WCI reported positive results in the first quarter, one index, the Job Security Index reported a quarterly decrease.
On the topic of job stability, the Job Security Index experienced a modest decline, but remains close to the study average. Worker perceptions about the likelihood of a raise increased to an all time high of 113.3. Both males and females continued to feel more confident about getting a raise, with 36.5 percent of males and 25.8 percent of females anticipating a raise of 3 percent at their next review.
The belief in the Likelihood of Promotion rose to an all time high of 121.2 points, which is 8.5 points higher from last quarter. Also, Trust in Company Leadership rose in the first quarter to stand at 105.6 points.
Read this report to see what else the WCI shows about 1Q 2019: