New York (March 8, 2004) -- While workers nationwide are growing more optimistic about the employment outlook, accounting and finance workers are even more upbeat, according to a report by professional staffing firm Hudson.
Nationally, U.S. workers grew more optimistic about the employment outlook in February, according to Hudson. Hudson's Employment Index, which had a baseline value of 100.0, rose to 106.9 in March, up from 105.4 last month. Hudson attributed the increase to the number of employed respondents who indicated that their next job would be better (52 percent up from 43 percent in January). In comparison, the index for accounting and finance employees in the same month was 118.2.
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