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  • Is Your Boss Your Facebook Friend? [infographic]

    Do you think it's a good idea to be friends with your boss on Facebook? Twenty-five percent of the worldwide population thinks so. As this infographic demonstrates, being Facebook friends with a supervisor is more common than you might realize.

  • How Work Transportation Alternatives Improve Your Health [infographic]

    How friendly is your city to alternative forms of transportation like biking and public transit? This infographic by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation outlines some of the many health benefits that stem from transit-oriented communities.

  • Election Stats: PayScale Users Pick the President

    This election season, PayScale has enjoyed wearing a pollster hat to bring you our predictions for the presidential race, based on the data collected from our users. We've broken your responses down to make an educated guess about how women, or geeks, or nurses might vote. But how are PayScale users planning to vote, overall?

  • Is Email Good or Bad for Us? [infographic]

    Email is one of the most utilized sources of communication that exists today. There's little argument that it's changed our daily lives and has certainly changed our daily interactions. But has it changed us for the better or for the worse?

  • Election Stats: Geeks vs. Execs: Candidate Choice

    Are you the type of geek who waxes philosophical about the upcoming election while creating smart solutions to consumers' software needs? Or are you an executive who talks politics between budget approval meetings? Here at PayScale, we're the kind of data-nuts who love to categorize people according to their answers to our survey. Today we take a closer look at news-savvy nerds and election-loving execs to find out who's voting for Obama and who prefers Romney.

  • Are You a Social Media Zombie? [infographic]

    Halloween isn't the only time where you'll see zombies armed with gadgets; according to this Confused.com infographic, social media zombies are everywhere year-round. Is the zombie apocalypse already upon us?

  • Election Stats: Self-Employed vs. Non-Profit Workers

    Where do you work everyday? Who signs your paycheck? And, how do you plan to vote in the presidential election? In our continued investigation of where Romney and Obama are getting their support, we compared two different types of workers: those who work for themselves versus those who work at non-profits. Can you guess which candidate each of these groups prefers?

  • Why the Digital You Matters [infographic]

    Today's world revolves around online identities, social networks and search engine data. This infographic by Qnary outlines why the "digital you" matters in nearly every aspect of your life.

  • Creatives' Common Phobias [infographic]

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    By Marissa Brassfield, PayScale.com

    You might think that creative professionals have it easy, but this Column Five infographic reveals some of creatives' common phobias. From Comic Sans to Internet outages, these silly and serious stressors prove that workers in this industry have plenty to worry about.

  • Election Stats: How Education Level Affects the Vote

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    By Alida Moore, PayScale.com

    Do Ph.D.s vote differently from MBAs? We surveyed PayScale's users about their education level and voting preference to find out.

  • Are You in the Midst of a Career Midlife Crisis? [infographic]

    Some 70 percent of U.S. workers are either "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" at their jobs, according to the latest research in this infographic. Are dissatisfied employees having a career midlife crisis?

  • Election Stats: Romney Wins with Highest Earning Women

    In today's edition of PayScale Election Stats, we surveyed users to find out if support of a particular candidate changes for men and women depending on how much they earn. Our data on this topic was stark. Read on for the break down of candidate support by gender and income. 

  • Election Stats: Obama Winning With Women

    PayScale surveyed our users to find out which candidate appeals most to each gender. In the 2008 election, Barack Obama was popular among women, receiving 56 percent of their votes, according to exit poll data. Does he carry the support of women voters today? It's the battle of the sexes, election-style. 

  • The History of Women in Tech [infographic]

    This infographic by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers outlines the fascinating history of women in tech. Although women comprise just one-fourth of the workforce in science, tech, engineering and math careers, they've catalyzed some of the most groundbreaking innovations.

  • Election Stats: Voters by Industry [infographic]

    Joe the Plumber was a fixture in the 2008 election, but how will he -- and other workers in the construction industry -- vote this year? PayScale surveyed our users to find out which industries are leaning left and which are leaning right. 

  • Best Majors for Making Money [infographic]

    My childhood plans for my life were simple: go to college, become Princess Leia, get married, and then drive around the country in an RV with my grandmother and my dalmatian, drinking orange juice. Imagine my disappointment when I discovered Texas A&M University did not have a Space Princess major -- not even in the school of liberal arts. I was forced to evaluate my options. Did I want a major that would provide philosophical meaning to my life or did I want to earn a hefty paycheck? (Spoiler alert: I became a writer.) 

  • The Wage Gap: Binders Full of Data

    One of the hottest topics to come out of last night’s second presidential debate is equal opportunities for men and women in the workplace, especially the gap in pay between male and female workers. We at PayScale are always glad to hear people discussing the wages, so we consulted our binders… ah-hem, servers full of data and came up with the following perspective.

  • Election Stats: Nurses and Doctors Pick the President

    When it comes time to vote in November, will doctors and nurses choose to re-elect President Obama, or will they throw their support to Romney instead?

  • Election Stats: Jobs Skills Compared -- Obama Voters vs. Romney Voters [infographic]

    What are the most common job skills among Obama and Romney supporters? PayScale surveyed its users and found that Obama voters are more likely to be sticklers for grammar, while Romney voters would be the ones who could fix broken equipment. 

  • Election Stats: What You Earn vs. How You Vote [infographic]

    How much do Romney and Obama supporters typically earn? PayScale surveyed its users and found there there is a very specific pay range where the two candidates trade the lead: $75,000 - $100,000 per year.