Confident employees are good for business. IN the third quarter of 2017, we undertook a national employee confidence survey. The aim of this particular research was to monitor four key indicators of employee confidence: job market optimism, salary expectations, job security and business outlook optimism. Two hundred and ninety two employees drawn from over 19 economic sectors responded to this Q3, 2017 survey. We have been doing these surveys since August 2009. •Employee Confidence Index is 34 percent compared to 37 percent in the second quarter of 2017. •In the last six months, the most negative thing that participants experienced in their organisations is salary delays. 38,1 percent of the participants raised this as the most negative…