Gallup Daily

No updates March 28. Next update March 29.
Real Unemployment 9.7% -
Gallup Good Jobs 46.2% +0.1
Engaged at Work 33.3% -0.8
Economic Confidence -10 -1
Consumer Spending $80 -11
Obama Approval 53% +1
Updates daily at 1 p.m. ET; reflects one-day change

In the late summer of 1946, Americans favored maintaining large peacetime forces in the Army and Navy, and most were theoretically willing to have a son serve to support them.

by Frank Newport and Riley Brands

Immigration policy has taken on new resonance in this presidential election cycle. Gallup reviews American public opinion on immigration, including what the public wants government to do going forward.

by Frank Newport and Andrew Dugan

Americans continue to be more likely to report having read, heard or seen something about Donald Trump than about Hillary Clinton. In recent days, 83% of Americans have heard something about Trump, 78% about Clinton.

45% of female employees want to become a senior manager or leader

Though less pronounced than in the past, the gender pay gap still exists and has barely budged in over a decade.

by Brandon Busteed and Jonathan Rodkin

Postgraduate degree holders who took at least half of their classes online fare just as well on many employment and life satisfaction measures as those who took most courses in person.

Articles providing context for the 2016 presidential election

Aggressive channel expansion does not enhance engagement. Satisfying customers in every channel interaction does.

by Simon Cooper

Every employee is talented in some way. Discovering those strengths and fitting them to a job role improves companies and leadership.

Compared with a year earlier, more K-12 school principals say their school offers computer science classes teaching programming or coding to create things such as websites, apps or video games.

When companies consistently talk about strengths concepts, employees use their strengths more often.

Organizations need to do more to make leadership a reality for women who have the talent and ambition to fill those roles.

Forty-two percent of Americans say now is a good time to find a quality job. Democrats are substantially more positive than Republicans about the job market.

The best companies make a strategic choice to engage customers or satisfy them -- or both.

40% of K-12 schools have no computer science class

Exploring why girls, blacks and Hispanics are underrepresented in the field of computer science

Students from groups that are underrepresented in the field of computer science face a variety of structural barriers, including a lack of computer science classes at school, limited access to computers at home and less media exposure to computer scientists.