Has the U.S. economy really recovered? How many people worldwide have great jobs? Gallup.com tackled these and other questions in 2016.
The 43% of Americans who say it is a good time to find a quality job is generally in sync with what would be expected, based on current U.S. unemployment rates hovering near 5%.
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.
U.S. workers have become more satisfied with many aspects of their jobs, and are most positive about physical safety, relations with coworkers, flexibility and job security. Workers are least satisfied with stress and health benefits.