Two surveys of job confidence among accounting and finance workers offered conflicting views.

Recruiting company Spherion's Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index showed an increase of 3.5 points to 67.5 in the third quarter. Despite worries about the economy, 60 percent of workers are not likely to look for a new job, up four percentage points from the previous quarter. More workers are confident in their ability to find a new job, up two percentage points to 61 percent from the previous quarter.

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