METRICS

83% of women postponing kids to focus on careers

03/21/2017
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes … delayed family plans?

Snapshot: Health costs up how much?

03/21/2017
Health care costs rose an average of 11% for U.S. employers in 2017.

Snapshot: U.S. students only slightly above average

03/13/2017
The United States ranks solidly in the middle of the pack among 72 nations rated in the latest Program for International Student Assessment.

Snapshot: Prevalence of remote workers

03/06/2017
Fully 63% of departments surveyed have some remote team members.

Snapshot: Millennials are staying put

02/28/2017
Good luck convincing your millennial employees to accept transfers to other locations.

Spring flings: Love is in full bloom in the workplace

02/23/2017
Romance in your workplace may be more common than you think.

From worst to first: Nevada job creation surges

02/21/2017
Nevada showed the strongest job growth in the United States last year, capping a six-year rise from the lowest of lows to the highest of highs.

Snapshot: U.S. computer scientists from other nations, 1970 - 2010

02/21/2017
The percentage of foreign-national computer scientists, many of whom came to the United States on H-1B visas, has increased steadily in the last 40 years.

Managing retention and turnover is top HR challenge

02/07/2017
A new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management suggests that a strong job market is affecting where HR departments focus their efforts.

Snapshot: EEOC charges of religious bias, 2006 - 2016

02/07/2017
Complaints of religious discrimination filed with the EEOC have increased by 50% since 2006 and 80% since 2001.

Depressed real estate market stunted job mobility

01/31/2017
Upside-down mortgages and stagnant home sales affected job mobility during the Great Recession and likely made the economic slowdown even worse than it would have been anyway.

Snapshot: Workforce participation among women falls

01/24/2017
Since the turn of the millennium, the rate of women in the workplace has fallen dramatically.

Yearly cost of commuting: $3,000 and 187 hours

01/18/2017
Americans spend an average of 45 minutes every day commuting to and from work at an average cost of $12 per day.

Snapshot: Optimism about job prospects reaches an all-time high

01/18/2017
Half of Americans surveyed think now is a good time to find a quality job.

Snapshot: What women look for when they look for a new job

01/10/2017
Women more than men will shop around for job opportunities that fit them and their lives.
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