HR Fun Facts… They Do Exist

Tue, 07 Apr 2015
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We discovered some incredibly interesting facts whist attending the recent Executive Grapevine event – “HR Can Change the World!”

Here’s our top 10 featured facts …

  1. If Facebook was a country it would be the 3rd largest in the world
  2. The number of text messages sent daily, exceeds the total population on the planet
  3. Half of the current occupations held by people today will no longer exist in 2025
  4. By 2020 the number 1 English speaking country will be China
  5. 10% of 5 year olds currently have a mobile phone
  6. According to Nokia we check our phones once every 365 seconds a day
  7. The average office worker gets distracted once every 20 minutes
  8. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire (Born in 1984)
  9. In the 1900’s the average person slept 9 hours a night, today its below 7
  10. The average millennial sends 50 texts a day


..So if you’ve made it past point 7 without being distracted , sending a text message or checking your phone, give yourself a pat on the back – you’ve deserved a well-earned break!