October 6, 2010 By Karen Stewartson
Although the national unemployment rate is 9.5 percent, a recent Wall Street Journal article found that the number of people quitting their job surpassed those being fired. In March, more than 1.87 million people willfully gave up their jobs, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the forecast looks grim. In a 2009 Right Management survey, 60 percent of employees said they intend to find other jobs once the market improves.
In a survey conducted by Dice.com, a job board for tech professionals, employees were asked what would persuade them to stay at their current job if another opportunity arose.
If you’re a mobile professional and frequent flyer who needs Internet access aboard an aircraft, options for connectivity are increasing. Many airlines have installed Wi-Fi equipment on their aircraft. Southwest Airlines recently joined the ranks of carriers offering onboard Wi-Fi and hopes to have its entire fleet equipped by early 2012. Southwest’s price for Internet connectivity ranges from $2 to $12.
184 million adults are connected to the Internet, according to a 2009 Harris Interactive poll. The survey revealed that each user spends an average of 13 hours per week online. Other interesting findings include:
Where do you access the Internet?
32% Other Location
Who spends the most time on the Internet?
Age Weekly Hours
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