“work” Charts

Work overtime for a beer? »

The data was obtained by dividing the average price that a person has to pay to get a beer by…

Amparo C.
by: Amparo C.
views: 191
Score: 7

More People Are Biking—But Cars Still Rule the Daily Commute »

May 16th is National Bike to Work Day — and boy do we need it! Although the number of people…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 176
Score: 4

Unemployment: On the way to recovery »

From the data, unemployment spiked in 2009 and 2010; the two years after Bush left office. This could be expected…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 208
Score: 3

Women Are Less Successful At Negotiating Salaries »

With the rising cost of living, it seems as if everyone could use a raise in salary these days, but…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 553
Score: 3

Salary, Sex and Professionals in Government »

(Data from 2009) The wage gap with government professionals is clearly larger than the disparity shown for officials/ administrators earlier…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 100
Score: 2

What Are We Least Comfortable Talking to Our Bosses About? »

Gallup measures engagement at work as a product of workers' perceived relationship with their manager as well as their own…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 113
Score: 2

Less Common Ways Americans Get to Work (2008–2012) »

Young people are big walkers, but a greater percentage of the 55 and over workforce walks to work than the…

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 55
Score: 2

Top 10 Unhappiest Cities to Work In »

Employees were asked to evaluate 10 factors that affect workplace happiness: one’s relationship with the boss and co-workers, work environment,…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 226
Score: 2

Put Stock in Your Job: Employee Ownership And Job Security »

Owning stock in her company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), makes an employee part owner. Employee ownership retention…

Democracy Collaborative
by: Democracy Collaborative
views: 377
Score: 2

Fathers' Hours Spent With Children on a Typical Work Day »

The Boston College Center for Work & Family surveyed over 900 fathers about their attitudes/actions around caregiving for their children…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 248
Score: 2

Gender Gap in Time Use »

Men only work 0.4 hours longer per week than women, but they manage to take 4.7 hours per week for…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 72
Score: 2

The Declining Power Of American Labor »

Once a key force within the American economy, labor unions have faced significant decline over the past 30 years. While…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 183
Score: 1

Why Are We So Stressed Out? »

While the jury is still out as to whether money buys happiness, it certainly does cause a great deal of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75
Score: 1

Performance Review? Ladies, Hope You Have a Thick Skin! »

When receiving a performance appraisal at work, women find themselves overwhelmingly criticized on perceived personality traits, such as being "abrasive,"…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 76
Score: 1

Jobs Prevent College Students From... »

For low-income students and many moderate-income students the price of college can mean that paying for higher education may require…

CLASP
by: CLASP
views: 365
Score: 1

The Eight Hour Workday, Broken Down »

So, um, why are we "working" eight hour days at all? I'll gladly trade some of my at-work Facebook time…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 89
Score: 1

Is Your State Unhappy? »

According to a new ranking by Gallup, these are the 10 states with the lowest levels of well-being. Gallup measures…

BeyondThePurchase.Org
by: BeyondThePurchase.Org
views: 309
Score: 1

35% of Women's Job Gains Are in Low-Wage Sectors »

Between 2009 and 2013, 35 percent of women's job gains have been in low-wage sectors -- like retail, fast food…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 105
Score: 1

Work injuries »

This chart covers work injuries throughout the world. As one can see, they are declining.

HumanProgress.org
by: HumanProgress.org
views: 120
Score: 1

How Satisfied Are Fathers With Their Jobs? »

Fathers are satisfied with their work. Nearly 90% of fathers agreed/strongly agreed with the statement “the work I do is…

BCCWF
by: BCCWF
views: 183
Score: 1

Working Parents: The Gender Disparity »

In American society today, gender still plays a key role in our perceptions of work and parenting. While the vast…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75

Is Your Job Meaningful? »

Do you feel that the work you do makes a valid contribution to society? For one out of four Americans,…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 116

America's Deadliest Jobs »

You should probably increase your life insurance policy before agreeing to work any of these jobs. Logging workers and fishers…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 154

The World's Hardest Working Countries »

These are the countries whose citizens don't mind putting in extra hours on the job. More than any industrialized nation,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 59

Unauthorized Immigrants: Where Are They Working? »

In 2012, unauthorized immigrants comprised about 5.1% of America's labor force. In which labor force sectors do these immigrants find…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 89

The global flight from the family »

All around the world today, preexisting family patterns are being upended by a revolutionary new force: the seemingly unstoppable quest…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 78

How Many Americans Actually Enjoy Their Daily Commutes? »

Most Americans are content with their daily commutes. Those that do not are in a relatively small minority: less than…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 41

Home is for the Heart, But Where is Your Commute From? »

Americans across all income groups would prefer a longer commute as long as they were able to live in a…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 30

Americans Want Maternity Leave Options... Who Wouldn't? »

President Obama has expressed support for providing American workers with more benefits such as mandatory paid sick and maternity leaves.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 75

#Equalpay: Salary Increase from 1970 to 2007 in the U.S. »

The U.S. may have gotten a bad rep for underpaying women, but this shows one positive salary statistic. Though there…

Kathleen Reynolds
by: Kathleen Reynolds
views: 159

Office-Based Workers Feeling Impact of Digital Tools »

Adults employed in traditionally Office-Based occupations feel all of these impacts more than those who work in occupations that are…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 109

Digital Tools More important For Office Workers »

Email and the Internet far more important to office-workers. Those in office-based occupations are three times as likely as those…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 64

Working Americans Rely on Email and Internet »

A survey covering online working adults found that Email and the Internet top the list of important tools for work.…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 117

Global Payroll to Population Rate: 2009-2013 »

Reports the percentage of the total adult population that works at least 30 hours per week for an employer. This…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 92

American's Average Expected Age of Retirement (2014) »

While the average age of American retirees is 63 years-old, more than a third of 18-29 year-olds expect to retire…

kendramayer2017
by: kendramayer2017
views: 56
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