Facts & Stats

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Some quick and compelling information we find interesting...

  • In 2011, social network usage within the workplace accounted for 25% of total bandwidth consumption, a 300% increase in active social networking over 2010. (marketwatch.com)
  • Change management initiatives that take into consideration organizational health - adapting to the present and shaping the future - as well as performance are 4.5 times more likely to succeed than those that focus on performance alone. (McKinsey)
  • According to the Innovator's DNA Assessment, the five skills of disruptive innovators are: questioning, observing, networking, experimenting and associational thinking.  (Harvard Business Review)
  • In the first half of 2011, 30% of US workers were engaged in their work and workplace, up slightly from the end of 2010. Nearly 20% were actively disengaged. (Gallup)
  • According to a 2010 survey, more than 25% of high-potential employees said they planned on changing jobs within the next year. Among these employees, 64 percent don't feel their current employment experiences are impacting their development. (SHRM)
  • There will be more than 3 million green jobs in America in 2012, with wages for these jobs 13% higher than for the average American job. (mashable.com
  • Virtually all workers spend time working as part of a team, and more than 70% work in open-plan offices. (New York Times)

 

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