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Near 100-Day Mark, Trump Approval Exposes Fragmented US

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Friday - April 28, 2017 - 3:15pm
The socio-economic fault lines that the 2016 election exposed are still in force as Donald Trump's presidency nears the 100-day mark....
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Trump’s First 100 Days and Americans’ Policy Preferences

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Friday - April 28, 2017 - 12:45pm
Donald Trump's policy proposals and actions over his first 100 days in office have a mixed relationship to American public opinion....
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Americans’ Fears of Being Laid Off at Record Low

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Friday - April 28, 2017 - 5:00am
American workers are less concerned about being laid off in the coming year than they have been in at least four decades....
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More US Nonretirees Expect Comfortable Retirement

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Friday - April 28, 2017 - 3:00am
In the U.S., more nonretirees than a year ago expect to live comfortably in retirement, and they worry less about retirement than they did in 2016....
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Building a Wall Out of Sync With American Public Opinion

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Thursday - April 27, 2017 - 2:00pm
The American public has little interest in building a wall along the southern U.S. border and rates it one of the least important things the president could do at this point....
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Failed Performance Management: The Fix

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Thursday - April 27, 2017 - 10:30am
Two forces have disrupted what is traditionally called "performance management" -- changing it to "performance development."...
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Are You Sure You Have a Great Workplace Culture?

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Thursday - April 27, 2017 - 9:30am
Great cultures are loaded with star team leaders who create new customers....
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Trump Mostly Performing to Americans’ Expectations

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Thursday - April 27, 2017 - 3:00am
Just over half of Americans say Trump's presidency has matched their expectations thus far; 23% say Trump has done worse than they expected and 19% say better....
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Gallup Vault: Chain Stores vs. Local Merchants in 1937

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Wednesday - April 26, 2017 - 1:45pm
Long before Amazon made shopping at big-box stores and malls seem old fashioned, "chain stores" were the disruptive force in American commerce....
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Trump Gets Highest Rating for Keeping Manufacturing in US

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Wednesday - April 26, 2017 - 1:15pm
About half of Americans are confident in Donald Trump's economic decision-making. The president gets the most credit for preserving domestic manufacturing....
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Less Than a Third Have Positive Image of McConnell, Schumer

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Wednesday - April 26, 2017 - 3:00am
Twenty-seven percent of Americans view U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell favorably and 44% unfavorably, while Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer receives 31% favorable and 36% unfavorable ratings....
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Americans’ Confidence in Economy Stable, Positive

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Tuesday - April 25, 2017 - 7:30am
Gallup's U.S. Economic Confidence Index remained positive last week at +7. The latest score is somewhat lower than those in late January and early March....
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For Workers Who Identify as Democrats, Engagement Rebounds

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Tuesday - April 25, 2017 - 5:00am
Employee engagement among workers who identified as Democrats fell after the election, but has now returned to where it was....
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Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace After Trump Election

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Tuesday - April 25, 2017 - 3:00am
The majority of workers say their companies have communicated about diversity and inclusion issues since the November election....
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Russians See Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor

News Source: Gallup
Post Date: Tuesday - April 25, 2017 - 1:00am
The majority of Russians (68%) say that the difference between rich and poor people in Russia has increased in the past five years....
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