Percentage of millennials who have seen social media ruin a family vacation, according to an Alamo Rent a Car survey: 36
Percentage of millennials who feel pressured to post photos on social media to show they're having a good time: 33
Percentage who even confess they grow concerned when their social media followers don't like or comment on their family vacation posts: 26
Source: Alamo Rent A Car.
In a survey of senior managers, number of minutes they spend looking at each resume, according to a survey by Robert Half: 12
Average number of people interviewed per open position: 7
Average time of those meetings: 41 minutes
Source: Robert Half.
Ranks of beaches and mountains, opportunities for sightseeing and relaxation on the list of the types of travel destinations families are choosing, according to research from AAA Travel: 1, 2, 3
Annual amount an employer with 1,000 employees can expect to lose each year in missed workdays, lower productivity and increased health care due to employee fatigue, according to a National Safety Council survey: $1 million
Percentage of workplace injuries that can be attributed to fatigue: 13
Percentage who do not believe their employees would feel comfortable telling them if they were too tired to perform their job safely: 61
Percentage of employers who allow a night shift immediately before or after a day shift, increasing the employee's fatigue and risk of being injured: 51
Source: National Safety Council.
On average, age that Americans think is ideal to retire, according to a survey by Bankrate.com: 61
The optimal age to buy a first home: 28
The best age to open a first credit card: 22
The right time to start saving for retirement: 22
The ideal age to buy or lease a first car: 21
Percentage of millennials (ages 18 to 34) who have aimed to deceive their followers by posting social media vacation images that make trips look better than they are, according to a survey by Allianz Global Assistance: 36
Of those who confessed to this social media deception, percentage who do so in an attempt to make others envious: 65
Percentage who also use it as an opportunity to compete with others who do the same: 51
Source: Allianz Global Assistance.
Percentage of Americans who either were apprentices themselves or know someone enrolled in these "earn while learning" programs who say the experiences had a positive effect on that person's career, according to the results of an American Staffing Association survey: 90
Of U.S. adults with an opinion about apprenticeships, percentage who view them favorably: 92
Percentage of Americans who think more people should consider apprenticeships: 84
Source: American Staffing Association.
Percentage of the nation's workforce who believe they are overweight, according to a CareerBuilder survey: 57
Percentage who believe they've gained weight at their present job: 45
Percentage of all workers who said they gained more than 10 pounds at their current job: 26
Percentage who gained more than 20 pounds: 11
Percentage of Americans who believe it is sometimes, often or always acceptable for employers to monitor employees' digital activities to protect against security threats and data breaches, according to a survey conducted for Dtex Systems: 45
Percentage of Americans who agree that employers have the right to monitor employees' digital activities on personal or work-issued devices used to conduct work for security purposes, as long as they are transparent about it and let employees know up front that it is taking place: 64
Source: Dtex Systems.
"The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere." -- Anne Morrow Lindbergh, writer
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