Twenty-five million U.S. adults are invisible in media coverage of the widely reported 4.9% official unemployment rate.
About four in 10 Americans (39%) in August say it is a good time to find a quality job, down slightly from 43% in July.
The U.S. Gallup Good Jobs rate was 47.1% in July and unemployment was 5.1%, the best rates Gallup has recorded for each since 2010. Workforce participation was 67.8%, the highest since June 2013.
The State of Local and State Government Workers' Engagement report shows a median of 29% of local and state government employees across the U.S. are engaged at work and provides a snapshot of the engagement situation in 43 states.
By focusing on job creation through small-business startups, the EU can make its annual €21 billion bailout of unemployed young adults a success.
Sixty-three percent of U.S. workers believe it is likely that they would find a job just as good as the one they have now if they were laid off. This percentage is back up to pre-recession levels after falling to 42% in 2010.
Across Most of the World, the Percentage of Adults With Great Jobs Rarely Tops 10%
Gallup's new report, the 2016 Global Great Jobs Report, offers the latest update on the real jobs situation in more than 130 countries. The report reveals where the good -- and great -- jobs are and where the greatest deficits remain.
In 1937, Gallup polled Americans about the federal government's first attempt to measure U.S. unemployment between decennial census years. This Depression-era experiment soon led to the nation's monthly jobs poll.