Whether you’re an owner, manager, or employee, the results of the latest Duke University survey of CFOs represents good news, as wraltechwire.com reports:

Optimism among US business executives is at an all-time high in the wake of tax reform and that’s good news for employees as well as people seeking work. Employment is expected to surge 3 percent, and pressure is growing to increase wages.

According to the quarterly Duke University-CFO Global Business Outlook index, optimism is at a record high.

As a result, more than 40 percent of companies plan to increase wages.

Also, 38 percent plan to step up hiring.

Lots of good data in this survey.