Here are some of our favorite statistics that we have gathered
lately from around the interwebs that we thought were relevant
insight worth sharing:
OMB, older workers are forgoing retirement and working
New York Times, not all demographics are impacted by the
recession the same when it comes to unemployment. Click the
image below to check out their interactive graph.
This one is like the car wreck you can't keep yourself from
looking at, click the image to watch--key lesson we should all move
to the mountain plains.
From People Report's own
Kathy Cavin, who is our resident expert BLS data miner, we learn that as
usual it's all about the women. From 1983 to 2008 the
percentage of women with 10+ years of tenure is on the rise, while
for the same time period the percentage of men with 10+ years of
tenure is falling dramatically.
And our favorite stat of the week comes from the FOX News
affiliate in Chicago, a pie chart that sums to more than 100%,
now that there's some fancy statistics.
As you start to celebrate this holiday season enlightened by
your own favorite stats, be a little careful out there. As Mark
Twain said, there are three kinds of lies; lies, damned lies, and
Have some interesting stats of your own about the economy or the
workforce to share? Drop us a comment with them.
Editors Note: I case you didn't know the medical term 'Stat'
meaning "immediately" is a shortening of the Latin term