Percentage of human resource managers who said they spend less than a minute looking at a resume, according to a new CareerBuilder survey: 43
Percentage who say they spend less than 30 seconds: 24
Number of Americans who are age 100 or over, according to the U.S. Census Bureau: 55,000
Percentage who are women: 81
Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
In 1954, percentage of all U.S. wage and salary workers who were union members, according to Pew Research Center: 35
Unionization rate in 2015: 11.1
Percentage of Americans who said manufacturing and factory workers should have the right to unionize: 82
Source: Pew Research Center's Social & Demographic Trends.
Percentage of Americans who report having financial concerns, according to a study conducted by ClearVoice Research and commissioned by OfferUp: 84
Percentage who report being stressed about medical expenses: 32
Source: Clear Voice Research.
Percentage of Americans who say parents today let their kids wear makeup way too young, according to a Harris Poll: 81
Age at which Americans, on average, say a kid should be when they start wearing makeup: 15
Age at which teens say they started wearing makeup: 13
Source: The Harris Poll.
Percentage of workers who cited "integrity" as a top attribute of corporate leaders, according to research from Robert Half Management Resources: 75
Percentage of CFOs who most commonly reported that they value integrity in business leaders: 46
Ranks of fairness, decisiveness, strategic mindset, transparency, and accessibility on the list of the top attributes that workers value in their leaders: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Source: Robert Half Management Resources.
Between 2010 and 2015, percentage increase in African-American buying power ($995 billion to $1.3 trillion), according to the Packaged Facts report African-Americans: Demographic and Consumer Spending Trends, 10th Edition: 27
Looking ahead, projected percentage cumulative growth between 2015 and 2020: 16
Source: Packaged Facts.
Percentage of HR managers who said their organization typically increases hiring in the fourth quarter, according to new research from OfficeTeam: 26
Of those, percentage who indicated they bring on staff at year's end to fill vacated positions: 69
Percentage who said they do so to address upticks in business: 62
Percentage who do so to add new positions: 51
For early retirees (age 62 to 66) who continue working, estimated loss in future Social Security benefits for each dollar they earn: 50 cents
From Jan. 1 in the year in which they turn 66 until their 66th birthday, amount they lose in benefits for each dollar of wages -- effectively a 33 percent tax rate: 33 cents
Source: Goodman Institute.
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