Percentage of full-time employees in the U.S. who do not receive benefits -- such as health insurance, retirement savings plan or paid vacation -- from their employers, according to a survey by Clutch: 25
Ranks of health insurance (55 percent), paid vacation time (18 percent), overtime pay (11 percent) and retirement funding (10 percent) on the list of the most valuable benefits to employees: 1, 2, 3, 4
Percentage of students who believe they will graduate with the skills and knowledge to be successful in the job market, according to a survey by Gallup and Strada Education Network: 34
Percentage who believe their major will lead to a good job: 53
Percentage of students pursuing science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) degrees who believe their major will lead to a good job: 62
Percentage of business majors who feel the same: 51
Percentage of liberal arts majors feel the same: 40
Source: Gallup Organization.
Percentage of professionals who plan to look for a new position in the next 12 months, according to a survey from Accountemps: 29
Of the 27 markets surveyed -- ranks of Los Angeles (40 percent), Austin, Texas (38 percent), and Dallas (37 percent) on the list of U.S. cities with the most workers planning to find new opportunities: 1, 2, 3
Percentage of senior managers who prefer a one-page resume for staff-level candidates: 46
Percentage who believe two pages is an ideal length: 47
Percentage of U.S. adults currently living in a romantic relationship who have a credit card, checking account or savings account that their partner or spouse doesn't know about, according to a report from CreditCards.com: 21
Number of U.S. adults this represents: 15 million
Percentage of those in a relationship who think that keeping a credit card, checking account or savings account secret from a partner is worse than cheating physically: 31
Percentage of Americans who say they have enough savings to cover a $1,000 emergency room visit or car repair, according to a Bankrate.com report: 39
For Americans who are not able to pay that expense, percentage who would need to borrow the money in some fashion: 36
Percentage who would use a credit card: 19
Percentage who would borrow from family or friends: 12
Percentage of workers who experience sexual harassment at work who do not report it, according to a CareerBuilder Survey: 72
Percentage of those who have felt sexually harassed at work who said they were sexually harassed by their boss: 28
Percentage of people sexually harassed who said they did not confront the person responsible for harassment: 54
Ranks of "they didn't want to be labeled a troublemaker," "said it was their word against the other person" and "were afraid of losing their job" on the list of reasons for failing to report the harassment: 1, 2, 3
Percentage increase in holiday sales during November and December (excluding restaurants, automobile dealers and gasoline stations) over the same period in 2016 (to $691.9 billion), according to research by the National Retail Federation: 5.5
Percentage increase in online and other non-store sales ($138.4 billion) over the year before: 11.5
Source: National Retail Federation.
Percentage of women who believe that beauty can be empowering, according to a study conducted on behalf of manufacturer Sally Hansen: 84
Percentage who agree that there is something great about taking care of their beauty routine by themselves: 81
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Percentage of American adults age 18 and older (13 percent of the women and 24 percent of the men) who feel that same-sex marriage should not be legal, according to an Adam & Eve survey: 18
Percentage (62 percent of the women and 47 percent of the men) who say they are glad it is now legal in the United States: 55
Source: Adam & Eve.
Ranks of "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," "Star Wars: The Last Jedi," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Wonder Woman" on the list of recent movies where fans ate the most popcorn, according to Atom Tickets: 1, 2, 3, 4
Ranks of white cheddar, nacho cheese and kettle corn on the list of the most popular popcorn seasonings: 1, 2, 3
Source: Atom Tickets.
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