Compiled by Michael J. O'Brien
Illustrations by Marthe Roberts/Shea
Forty-two percent of 7,333
laid-off workers who received
outplacement services found
new employment in an industry
that was different than their
previous one, while 40 percent
changed job functions.
Source: Right Management,
Lose Benefits or Go to Jail
When 2,094 U.S. workers were given the
choice of losing employee benefits or
spending a night in jail, 64 percent of
men and 56 percent of women said they
would choose a night behind bars.
Join the (Dysfunctional) Team
According to a survey of 1,019 American adults, 68 percent of those who have ever
worked on a team admit they were part of a dysfunctional unit.
Source: University of Phoenix, Tempe, Ariz.
Source: Ask.com, Oakland, Calif.