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Stolen laptops, overworked employees and more


of adults who read direct mail visit the store the direct mail camefrom within

90 days of

receiving the mail.
Statistic Source:Vertis

Since March 2001, the numbers of employed women and men 55 andolder have increased





1 in 3

employees say they're chronically overworked.
Statistic Source:Families and Work Institute

Since 2000, women's share of total SBA-backed loans has onlyincreased


of businesses worldwide expect to have employees who workremotely.
Statistic Source:"Access to Capital: Where We've Been, Where We'reGoing" from the Center for Women's BusinessResearch


of employees say their companies' efforts to recognize employeeachievements are at least somewhat effective.
Statistic Source:The Creative Group

The average cost of a stolen laptop, including hardware anddata, is


Statistic Source:Computer Security Institute

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