It Figures 11/03

The trauma of lost e-mails, U.S. layoffs and more
This story first appeared in the November 2003 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.
of office workers say their company gives them adequate time off.
SOURCE: At-a-Glance

of e-tailers said they made money in 2002.
SOURCE: Forrester Research Inc.

of the U.S. work force has been laid off in the past three years.
SOURCE: John J. Heldrich Center at Rutgers University

More than
of IT staff say the loss of e-mail is more traumatic than getting a divorce.

SOURCE: Dynamic Markets Ltd.

of workers have felt like striking a co-worker;
are concerned about a colleague becoming violent.
SOURCE: Gallup Poll

of job seekers have passed out resumes and/or business cards on the street.
SOURCE: Beta Research Corp.

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