Are We Seeing Positive Momentum?
May 5, 2010
Survey Results for 05/05/2010:
Is there positive momentum at your company yet?
No, there's not a lot of movement yet.
Yes, we're definitely moving in right direction.
We're taking a few small steps in the right direction.
About 36 percent of readers say they don't see a lot of positive momentum quite yet and that's a significant number, for sure. But the flip side of that is that about 64 percent fall into the more favorable categories, reporting that they either see positive momentum or at least some steps in the right direction.
Look, I'm not claiming that things are awesome. But there's some interesting things happening in the headlines lately that show some additional recovery signals. As this Washington Post blog points out, job seekers who previously gave up on finding a position have recently returned to the market because they feel businesses may be gaining momentum and that hiring opportunities may be on the rise. I guess time will tell if these market movements will actually translate into true positive momentum for the economy.
Thanks for weighing in this week. If you'd like to share your company's experience pertaining to economic/recovery momentum, please feel free to touch base.