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Finding a good deal

Did you shop on Black Friday or during Small Business Saturday? No: 62.5% Yes: 37.5%How soon do you begin holiday shopping? November: 50% Early December: 25% Last minute: 25%Where...

Happy holidays

Happy holidaysDoes your company hold holiday parties? Yes: 73.3% No: 26.7%What kind of party does your company hold? Our company does not hold parties: 26.7% Catered banquet: 20% In-office...

A good ‘resource’

Do you feel your human resources department is effective? Yes: 80% No: 20%What kind of HR system does your company have? In-house: 90% Outsourced: 10% Other: 0% Our company does...

Punch out, punch in

Do any of your employees work a second job of any kind? Yes: 81.9% No: 18.1%Approximately how many of your employees work a second job? Some: 90% None:...

A new look

Has your company’s workspace been renovated recently? Yes: 84.6% No: 15.6%When did your company perform the renovations? Six months ago: 38.5% Within the last five years: 30.8% A year...

Helping hands

Do you or any of your employees serve on a nonprofit board of directors? Yes: 92.3% No: 7.7%How often do you or your employees volunteer in...

Think big

Has your company expanded within the last five years? Yes: 85% No: 15%How has the company expanded? Additional employees: 77.8% Other: 11.1% Bigger office/work space: 5.6% Our company has not...

Politically correct?

Do your employees engage in conversations about politics in the workplace? Yes: 78.6% No: 21.4%What do the conversations tend to focus on? National politics: 42.9% State/local politics: 35.7% Employees...

Degree of separation

Does your company require employees, current or potential, to have an education? Yes: 72.7% No: 27.3%What level of education do you require employees to have? Bachelor’s degree:...

Learn as you go

Does your company offer on-the-job training? Yes: 100% No: 0%What qualities do you value most in a trained employee? (select any that apply) Strong problem-solving skills: 85.7% Leadership...
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