It Figures 07/05
Firing employees for blogs, working outside the office and more
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Small-business owners spend
27% oftheir time working outside their offices.
72%say what they like most about being a small-business owner is contributing to the local community.
Statistic Source: "The HP 2005 Small Business Survey"
25% ofsurvey respondents say it's acceptable to fire an employee because of something he or she posted on a blog.
Statistic Source: "Hostway Blog Survey"
10% ofretail sales will occur online by 2008.
Statistic Source: Infosoft Research
61% ofU.S. executives say Spanish is the most useful second language in business.
Statistic Source: TheLadders.com
21% ofU.S. adults have formulated a business plan.
Statistic Source: Register.com survey by Harris Interactive