Percentage of workers who dated at work who ended up getting married, according to a CareerBuilder survey: 31
Percentage of workers who had an affair with a colleague where one person involved was married at the time: 24
Percentage of workers who have left a job because a romantic relationship with someone at work went sour: 6
Percentage of full-time employees in the U.S. who do not receive benefits, such as health insurance, a retirement savings plan or paid vacation, from their employers, according to a survey by Clutch: 25
Ranks of health insurance, paid vacation time, overtime pay and retirement funding on the list of the most valuable benefits to employees: 1, 2, 3, 4
Percentage of older baby boomers (ages 65 to 75) who are not looking to leave all of their money behind and just want to live comfortably in retirement, according a PNC survey: 86
Source: PNC Financial Services Group.
Of the companies surveyed this year, percentage that were pure-play online retailers, according to a study by the National Retail Federation and Forrester: 32
Percentage that were multichannel retailers, including traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers that also sell online: 57
Percentage of store-based retailers who expect a net increase in the number of bricks-and-mortar stores they operate by the end of 2018 compared with 2017: 43
Percentage who expect a net reduction: 16
Percentage of retailers who are proactively working on their real estate assets by opening some type of pop-up store: 24
Percentage of millennial bosses who said online messaging is their most common way to communicate with their direct reports, according to a new Korn Ferry survey: 55
Percentage who communicate by email: 28
Percentage who said their favored way to communicate is in person: 14
Percentage who do it by phone: 3
Source: Korn Ferry International.
Number of U.S. adults who have had a negative experience lending a personal credit card to someone they know, according to a new CreditCards.com study: 36 million
Ranks of overspending, not getting paid back and not getting the card back (stating their card either wasn't returned or was lost or stolen): 1, 2, 3
Percentage of current or former credit card holders who admit to letting someone else use their personal card: 49
Ranks of "being present for my kids" and "being a good listener and giving good advice" on the list of qualities that make a good parent, according to research by Farm Rich: 1, 2
Source: Farm Rich.
Percentage of workers surveyed by OfficeTeam who said their companies have a scent-free policy: 19
When asked how they dealt with smells in the office, percentage of workers who let it go and suffered in silence: 46
Percentage who confronted the person: 17
Percentage who asked their manager or HR to intervene: 15
Percentage of investors who moved money out of stock-related accounts during the January-February market correction as a direct response to the decline, according to a new Bankrate.com report: 6
Percentage who contributed more to stock investments: 15
An American's odds of being intentionally assaulted with a firearm, according to the National Safety Council's compilation of unintentional death and injury data for 98 years: 1 in 285
Odds of being accidentally shot: 1 in 8,305
Source: National Safety Council.
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