North Carolina 85% Of You Are Worried About Losing Your Job In The Next Year
I think I still have PTSD from the world shutting down during COVID and losing my job. And this time of year it’s not uncommon for companies to do budget cuts so it’s hard to feel completely safe. Factor in the diciness of the economy these days, fear of losing your job is almost to be expected. So if you are feeling anxiety over potential unemployment just know that you are not alone. Our friends at MyPerfectResume® (MPR) found that 85% of workers are worried that they will lose their jobs in 2024. Further broken down 50 percent reported being “a little worried” while 35% said “they were definitely worried” in regards to losing their job.
This comes to us from My Perfect Resume’s 2024 Workplace Trends Survey which they shared with us. Their researchers surveyed more than 1,800 workers in the US during October 2023. The sentiment expressed in the survey was that 80% of respondents expect the US to be in a recession in 2024. Additionally, 80% of people fear using their jobs for AI. This isn’t a lot of optimism in the job market these days.
“The 2024 workplace landscape promises a dynamic blend of challenges and opportunities. To succeed, workers and employers alike must recognize that adaptability is the name of the game while striking a balance between addressing challenges and seizing opportunities will determine the winners,” said Kellie Hanna, Career Expert at MyPerfectResume. “Navigating this complex terrain will demand more than just resilience; it will require a high degree of professionalism and a strategic vision,” Hanna concluded.
Hopefully, unless it’s your choice you won’t have to navigate the job market in 2024. For more detailed insights on you can read the full survey report at https://www.myperfectresume.com/career-center/careers/basics/2024-workplace
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