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  • What's the Future of Email? [infographic]

    Between keeping up with email inboxes crowded with an influx of unread messages and staying up to date with our various social media accounts, it's all too common to find ourselves inundated with information. Things won't be changing any time soon, though, because according to this infographic, the future of email doesn't show any signs of holding back.

  • What's the Right Balance of Work and Play for Internet Use? [infographic]

    Let's admit it: All of us have spent at least a little bit of company time surfing the Web for non-work related content. Allotting some time during the work day for these kinds of activities has actually been shown to be a productivity booster. After all, a happy employee is a more productive one. However, as with anything, there is a balance. The following infographic demonstrates how and why employees are likely to spend time online.

  • Fly the Happiest Skies [infographic]

    When I was a kid, I thought flight attendants had the most glamorous job. All that travel, all that small talk with strangers, plus surely they were allowed to eat any extra slices of cake. (Side note: remember when airlines served cake? Bring that back, guys.) Between the unlimited cake and fancy accessories -- scarves and wing pins, oh my -- nothing could convince me that airline workers were not completely happy. But, as it turns out, some airlines have happier workers than others (go figure). And, we have to believe that makes a difference in customer service when it comes down to holiday travel crunch time. Wouldn't you rather fly an airline whose employees are well paid and mostly satisfied with their jobs? I would.
  • You Waste a Lot of Time at Work [infographic]

    Just because you're sitting at your desk doesn't mean you're necessarily getting anything accomplished. With the amount of emails, meetings and other distractions, it's quite possible your productivity level is suffering. This Atlassian infographic demonstrates where your time may be going.

  • Office Fashion, by the Numbers [infographic]

    We ladies may not want to admit it, but office fashion is at the forefront of many of our minds. UK fashion blog Very polled its female readers and found that 38 percent of respondents "want to turn heads in the office, but look effortless." This isn't because of the men in the office by any means: 20 percent of female U.K. respondents between the ages of 18 and 24 reported that they actually want to impress other women with their style savvy.

  • 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 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]

    By Marissa Brassfield,

    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

    By Alida Moore,

    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. 

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