Domestic Job Creation

Americans see corporations as major contributors to the economy and national wealth. But when American companies outsource labor or find ways to source cheaper labor abroad, the public’s perceptions of their JUSTness declines.


Components

Below is the Component that Americans defined as important in measuring JUST U.S. job creation, and how we are measuring corporate performance for it. Click on the Component below to learn more.


Creates Jobs in the U.S.

Does the company support jobs here in the US? According to our 2015 survey, more than 86% of Americans felt that job creation and offshoring practices were important to measuring this Driver.

Percentage Change in Us Workforce

Description: Percentage change in US workforce over the trailing four years. The number of US employees is gathered explicitly (US employee count for companies that disclose such data) or implicitly (total employees for companies with substantially all operations based in the US) from company sources where available. The number is then adjusted for major acquisitions and divestitures (transactions over $1 billion) over the measurement period that would have a material impact on headcount.

Data Source(s): JUST analysis: Publicly available company documents
Metric Type: Performance
Geography: US
Unit of Measurement: Percent

Absolute Change In Us Workforce

Description: Absolute change in US workforce over the trailing four years. The number of US employees is gathered explicitly (US employee count for companies that disclose such data) or implicitly (total employees for companies with substantially all operations based in the US) from company sources where available. The number is then adjusted for major acquisitions and divestitures (transactions over $1 billion) over the measurement period that would have a material impact on headcount.

Data Source(s): JUST analysis: Publicly available company document
Metric Type: Performance
Geography: US
Unit of Measurement: Number