Percentage of senior managers who said it's common for an applicant with a promising resume not to live up to expectations when interviewed, according to a survey by Robert Half: 64
On average, number of resumes managers review per job opening: 40
Number of minutes they spend looking at each one: 12
Source: Robert Half.
Percentage of top executives at large employers who believe the cost of providing health benefits to employees will become unsustainable in the next five to 10 years, according to a new survey released today from Purchaser Business Group on Health and the Kaiser Family Foundation: 90
Percentage who believe the government will be required to intervene to provide coverage and contain costs: 85
Source: Purchaser Business Group on Health.
Percentage of Americans who added money to their savings in April of this year, according to MagnifyMoney: 49
Percentage of Americans who say they have never saved more than $5,000: 33
Source: Lending Tree.
Estimated number of spam calls Americans received in April 2021, according to RoboKiller: 5.7 billion
Ranks of vehicle warranty, vacation (including fake offers for cruises, timeshares, etc.) and health insurance on the list of the top spam call topics: 1, 2, 3
Percentage of full- and part-time workers who worked remotely at some point during the pandemic, according to research by Quit Genius: 75
Percentage of people working remotely during the pandemic who have increased their alcohol intake (vs. 38 percent overall): 51
Source: Quit Genius.
Percentage of U.S. adults aged 65 years and older with hearing loss who believe hearing loss is an unavoidable part of aging, according to a global report released by Cochlear Limited: 77
Percentage who said it could cause withdrawal and isolation from society: 57
Percentage who said it could affect relationships: 86
Source: Cochlear Limited.
On average, percentage of adults across 28 countries who agree that COVID-19 vaccine passports should be required of travelers to enter their country and that they would be effective in making travel and large events safe, according to a survey by Ipsos: 78
Percentage who say they should be required to access large public venues: 73
Percentage who say they should be required for shops, restaurants and offices: 55
Percentage of U.S. women who prefer a man with facial hair, compared to 42% who prefer a clean-shaven face, according to a research study from men's grooming leader Wahl: 58
Percentage of women who find facial hair attractive: 65
Percentage who describe men with facial hair as masculine or handsome: 57
Ranks of stubble and a well-groomed beard on the preference list: 1, 2
Source: ORC International.
Percentage of U.S. adults who are likely to take at least one vacation this summer (June to September 2021), according to a study by The Points Guy and Healthline Media: 50
For those who are likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine or are already vaccinated, percentage who are likely to take a vacation, vs. 40% of those who are not likely to get a vaccine: 54
Of those who aren't taking a summer vacation, percentage who say they can't afford it: 41
Average number of minutes more sleep per school night students in grades seven and eight get when school starts at 8 a.m. rather than 7:20 a.m., according to a study by The Children's National Health System: 17
Percentage less daytime sleepiness that is reported by middle school students who have this later start time: 34
Estimate percentage range of middle school students who skimp on receiving eight hours of sleep each night, even though nine hours of sleep is optimal: 38 to 53
Source: The Children's National Health System.