Percentage of senior managers who said style of dress is important for candidates when interviewing for a job, according to research from Accountemps: 94
Percentage who said applicants should always wear a formal suit for their interview: 37
Percentage who felt proper interview attire depends on the position or department at the company: 36
Percentage of people who said they enjoy scrubbing the toilet vs. the 67% who said they enjoy washing their dishes by hand, according to a household chore survey conducted done on behalf of DishFish: 77
Percentage who enjoy taking out the garbage: 79
Percentage who enjoy cleaning the stovetop: 78
Percentage who enjoy cleaning the tub/shower: 78
Percentage of people who let their dishes pile up between cleanings: 69
Percentage of employees who said they regularly search for jobs while employed, according to a survey from CareerBuilder: 29
Percentage who said that even though they are not actively looking for a new role, they would be open if the right opportunity came along: 78
Number of American adults -- 15% of the U.S. adult population -- who are planning to bet on National Football League games this season, according to a survey by the American Gaming Association: 38 million
Percentage of avid NFL fans who plan to place a bet on the NFL this season: 39
Source: American Gaming Association.
Percentage of respondents to Adam and Eve's annual sex survey who said they prefer monogamy in their sexual relationships (77% of females; 68% of males): 73
Percentage who said they are open to nonmonogamous sexual relationships (11% of females; 22% of males): 17
Source: Adam and Eve.
Percentage of new-car buyers who have some familiarity with autonomous mode, according to an Ipsos study: 50
If given the choice, percentage of new-car buyers who would purchase a fully autonomous vehicle: 6
Percentage of new-car buyers who simply enjoy driving: 70
Source: Ipsos Global.
Percentage of Americans who think it is easier to go to the ER than to get a doctor's appointment, according to a new independent study from Zocdoc: 73
Average wait time to see a primary care physician in the U.S.: 24 days
Though 84% of Americans have an established relationship with a primary care physician, percentage who would still visit the ER if they couldn't get in to see a doctor at the office quickly enough: 65
Percentage of seniors living alone who felt that owning a pet gave them purpose, according to a survey by Home Instead Senior Care: 63
Percentage who reported they would feel lonelier without their pet, with more than half saying they would not be as healthy: 86
Source: Home Instead Senior Care.
Percentage of CFOs who said they think a career in consulting is attractive to senior-level accounting and finance executives, according to a survey from Robert Half Management Resources: 90
Ranks of variety and challenge of work, attractive compensation and a flexible schedule on the list of the biggest draws: 1, 2, 3
Source: Robert Half Management Resources.
Percentage of consumers who say they have never traded in a mobile phone, potentially leaving hundreds of dollars on the table when upgrading their devices, according to a survey of people who plan to upgrade their hardware between now and the holidays: 27
Percentage of people who said they own two or more mobile devices, often preferring to keep their current one as a backup -- causing old phones to quickly pile up in desk drawers across the country: 42
Source: ecoATM Gazelle.
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