Nearly half of the respondents to this year's survey (49%) report a slight chance they could be fired or laid off in the next two years and 23% indicate a moderate chance.
How the Data Were Gathered
A total of 1,722 respondents participated in this year's survey.
From January through March, respondents accessed the survey questionnaire via a link listed on the www.chemicalprocessing.com website, and in e-newsletters and e-mail blasts sent to readers. Additionally, those who follow Chemical Processing on Twitter at Chem_Processing and Facebook at Chemical Processing Magazine were encouraged to participate.
Read the full story: Are Things Looking Up? CP's 2011 Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey