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Real Unemployment 8.6% -0.3
Gallup Good Jobs 45.3% -
Engaged at Work 33.5% +0.2
Economic Confidence 4 +1
Consumer Spending $110 +18
Trump Approval 42% -
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Hopeful students are 4.1x more likely to be engaged with school.

Despite reservations about some specific spending cuts, the majority of Americans in 1981 endorsed Ronald Reagan's budget cutting plans and approved of his handling of the economy as he sought to remake the federal budget.

Opinion
by Valerie J. Calderon and Daniela Yu

Engaged and hopeful students fare better in school and in life.

Managers need to have more frequent, ongoing conversations with employees. But too many managers aren't up to the task.

Gallup has unearthed three key trends from successful major account management teams.

Find out how B2B leaders in the steel industry can ensure their business is winning major accounts in a changing marketplace.

by Frank Newport and Julie Ray

Gallup editors put President Donald Trump's trip to the Middle East and Europe in the context of public opinion in the U.S. and in the places he will be visiting.

Learn how to optimize employee performance at your organization.

About one in four U.S. workers say it is likely that their job will be eliminated by new technology, automation, artificial intelligence or robots within the next 20 years.

City governments battling everything from falling revenues to rising citizen demands should view every employee as a key to success.

by Robert Bird and Frank Newport

Republican workers living in Democratic areas are more likely than those living elsewhere to say their work is affected by politics.

To succeed, McDonald's and other quick-service restaurants will have to overcome four major hurdles.

Opinion
by Tim Hodges

On the eve of National Teacher Day, few teachers say they have received recent praise and recognition -- a problem that persists but can be fixed.

by Dan Witters and Diana Liu

Experiencing positive emotions on any given day goes up with income, but some regions reach peak positivity at lower incomes than others.

by Alyssa Davis

Healthy eating is about more than just willpower. New research suggests addressing three other factors could help people improve their eating habits.