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Figuratively speaking.

Percentage of "white collar" workers who say they feel "inundated with information" at their workplace, according to a survey conducted by Lexis Nexis: 70

Percentage who say they feel they are headed for an information "breaking point": 41

Percentage who say they wish they could spend less time organizing information and more time using what information comes their way: 68

Percentage of Canadian workers who say that pranks are accepted or encouraged in their workplace, according to a survey conducted by workopolis: 46

Percentage of Quebec workers, the highest, who say the same: 76

Percentage of British Columbia workers, the lowest, who say the same: 30

Net worth of Bill Gates as of Feb 11, 2008, according to a study conducted by Forbes: $58 billion

Number of years Bill Gates was the world's richest man, according to a study conducted by Forbes: 13

Percentage of workers who said their jobs would be more difficult if they did not work in the same office as their supervisors, according to a survey developed by OfficeTeam: 48

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Author:MacIntyre, John
Publication:Northern Ontario Business
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Date:Feb 1, 2010
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