It Figures 06/05

Stolen laptops, overworked employees and more
This story first appeared in the June 2005 issue of Entrepreneur. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.


of adults who read direct mail visit the store the direct mail came from within

90 days of

receiving the mail.
Statistic Source: Vertis

Since March 2001, the numbers of employed women and men 55 and older have increased




Statistic Source:

1 in 3

employees say they're chronically overworked.
Statistic Source: Families and Work Institute

Since 2000, women's share of total SBA-backed loans has only increased


of businesses worldwide expect to have employees who work remotely.
Statistic Source: "Access to Capital: Where We've Been, Where We're Going" from the Center for Women's Business Research


of employees say their companies' efforts to recognize employee achievements are at least somewhat effective.
Statistic Source: The Creative Group

The average cost of a stolen laptop, including hardware and data, is


Statistic Source: Computer Security Institute
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