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It Figures 11/03

The trauma of lost e-mails, U.S. layoffs and more

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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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