Compiled by Michael O'Brien
Illustrations by Marthe Roberts/Shea
Moving on Up
A recent study finds senior executives who changed jobs in 2013 averaged compensation increases of 16 percent.
That is higher than the 11-percent figure that was typical during the most recent recession, but significantly lower
than the 25-percent increases reported in the two years before it began in 2008.
Source: Salveson Stetson Group, Philadelphia
Weighing the Workforce
When 3,022 full-time, private-sector
workers were asked to categorize
their body types, 55 percent chose
"overweight" and 39 percent
said they had gained weight
at their current job.
Source: Spotify, Stockholm
According to research conducted
on nearly 20,000 call-center
employees, there was no
statistical difference in job
performance between those who
hadn't held at least one full-time
job during the past five years and
those who had.
Source: Evolv, San Francisco
Source: ExpertHR, New Providence, N.J.
Gray & Christmas,
You're (Not) Hired
Nearly half ( 45 percent) of almost 600 HR professionals say job candidates with criminal
records are not hired due to their prior indiscretions only 5 percent of the time or less.
Source: EmployeeScreenIQ, Cleveland