It Figures 08/05
Increased compensation, environmentally friendly products and more
About 25%of businesses have fired an employee for misuse of the internet; about the same percentage has done so for misuse of e-mail.
50%of workers respond to e-mail within an hour of receiving it.
33% ofAmericans do not feel secure with their personal finances.
55% ofexecutives say their businesses are concerned about losing key staff to retirement in the next five to 10 years.
35% ofconsumers say they're willing to pay more for environmentally safe products.
Statistic Source: Simmons Market Research
62% ofsmall-business owners say they'll increase compensation to their workers this year;
24%expect to give raises of
Statistic Source: International Profit Associates Small Business Research Board
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