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Poll finds most optimism about quality jobs since before recession
Poll finds most optimism about quality jobs since before recession

In another positive sign for the labor market, Americans this month showed the most optimism about the availability of quality jobs than at any time since the start of the Great Recession, according to a Gallup poll released Monday. About 36% of respondents said this was a good time to find a quality job, the survey found. The figure was up sharply from 30% in November and was the highest since November 2007, Gallup said. Younger adults were more optimistic than older Americans about the state of the labor market, according to the survey: About 43% of people age 18 to 49 said it was a good time to find a quality job, compared with just 29% of those 50 or older. The 805 respondents in...

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