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It Figures 11/03

The trauma of lost e-mails, U.S. layoffs and more
- Magazine Contributor
1 min read

This story appears in the November 2003 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

60%
of office workers say their company gives them adequate time off.
SOURCE: At-a-Glance

70%
of e-tailers said they made money in 2002.
SOURCE: Forrester Research Inc.

18%
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
1/3
of IT staff say the loss of e-mail is more traumatic than getting a divorce.

SOURCE: Dynamic Markets Ltd.

14%
of workers have felt like striking a co-worker;
10%
are concerned about a colleague becoming violent.
SOURCE: Gallup Poll

26%
of job seekers have passed out resumes and/or business cards on the street.
SOURCE: Beta Research Corp.