Asked what they value most about a company's work culture, percentage of employed Americans who ranked "purpose -- feeling like the work I do is making a difference" among their top three responses, according to research commissioned by employer brand consultancy Blu Ivy Group: 31
Ranks of benefits (38%) and flexible work hours (33%) on the list of the top-valued aspects of a company's work culture: 1, 2
Source: Blu Ivy Group.
Percentage of government employees who say they are burned out, significantly higher than the 44% of their private-sector counterparts who say the same, according to research from Eagle Hill Consulting: 65
Percentage of government workers who also indicate they are more likely to leave their organization in the next 12 months, compared to 30% of private-sector workers: 49
Source: Eagle Hill Consulting.
Percentage of American workers who estimate they waste about two weeks or more ruminating about an unresolved problem at work, according to research by Crucial Learning: 43
Percentage who estimate their inability to speak up in a crucial moment has cost their organization at least $25,000: 33
Source: Crucial Learning.
Percentage of Gen Z workers (ages 18 to 25) who have shared their salary information with a co-worker or other professional contact, according to a Bankrate.com survey: 42
Percentage of Gen Z workers who have taken career action in the past year, including those who quit a job, got a new job, asked for a raise or asked for more work flexibility: 70
Percentage of Gen X workers, along with 29% of baby boomers, who took at least one of these career actions during the same timeframe: 36
Percentage of Americans who say they are concerned about climate change, according to a survey by Value Penguin: 81
Percentage of Americans who are not willing to spend any extra money per year on insurance policies that focus on coverage for climate-change-induced risk: 42
Percentage who would spend $500 or less: 40
Home ownership rate in the U.S., according to realtor.com: 66
Home ownership rate among white Americans: 74.4
Home ownership rate among Asian Americans: 60
Percentage of American adults who wish they had taken better care of their natural teeth, according to a survey by the American Association of Endodontists: 81
Percentage who feel others would find them more attractive if they had: 26
Percentage who feel they would have a more active dating life: 16
Source: American Association of Endodontists.
Ranks of Los Angeles, New York and Dallas as the cities consuming the most hot dogs in the U.S., according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council: 1, 2, 3
Pounds of hot dogs that residents of Los Angeles consume annually: 30 million
Source: National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.
Percentage of Americans who are concerned about inflation right now, according to a WalletHub survey: 85
After the Fed's May 4 rate hike, additional amount that people with credit card debt will spend on interest this year alone: $3.3 billion
Percentage of Americans who are more worried about higher prices for gas and groceries than higher interest rates on their credit cards: 90
Percentage of Americans who say the ending of mask requirements on planes does not make them any more or less likely to fly now, according to an Ipsos poll: 49
Overall, percentage who say they believe this move will lead to a rise in COVID cases: 53
Ranks of airplanes, airports, public transit and trains on the list of places where people say they will likely continue to wear masks: 1, 2 (tie), 4
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
"Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?" -- Fanny Brice, entertainer (1891-1951)