Did You Know
•••Avg. age of a new born baby’s Father is 33 yrs. old. 1% of Fathers are over 50 years old.
••• ff71% of U.S. workers say they would not apply to a company experiencing negative press.
•••67% of businesses expect to not increase wages in the next 12 months.
••• 78% of women would rather be a millionaire than have a fit physique according to Woman’s Day.
Bradford Business Items
••• If you have staffing needs,
•••Oct. 19, 1987 – Dow Jones Index drops 508.32 points. This 22% drop labeled this as “Black Monday” and was 4 times the previous record.
••• Oct 26, 2014–Wal-Mart apologizes for labeling women’s plus size Halloween costumes as “Fat Girl Costumes” on the web site.
This & That
••• NYC & surrounding area is home to 7% of the people population and 23% of the psychiatrists.
••• 73.7% of men and 66.9% of women are overweight.
•••Money Watch & CarInsurance.com say that 44-46% of licensed drivers can’t pass a driver’s license test today (roughly 100 million of us).
How people found their current job:
27%-friend recommended firm
22%-friend recommended me
17% - recruited
11%-responded to advertised job
9% - temp to hire position
8% - I found them on the web
4% -I contacted them for their reputation
Selling points said about any industry:
Hard work gives high $$$ (#1)
Exciting, face paced, team-oriented (#2)
Personally rewarding (#3)
Industry where you learn a lot. (#4)