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It Figures 11/03

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

By Steve Cooper

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

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

70%
of e-tailers said they made money in2002.
SOURCE: Forrester ResearchInc.

18%
of the U.S. work force has been laid off in thepast three years.
SOURCE: John J. Heldrich Centerat Rutgers University

More than
1/3
of IT staff say the loss of e-mail is moretraumatic than getting a divorce.

SOURCE: Dynamic MarketsLtd.

14%
of workers have felt like striking aco-worker;
10%
are concerned about a colleague becomingviolent.
SOURCE: GallupPoll

26%
of job seekers have passed out resumes and/orbusiness cards on the street.
SOURCE: BetaResearch Corp.

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