PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new survey released Thursday says young adults, between 18 and 33-years-old, are more stressed than any other generation.
USA Today says the online survey was conducted in August 2012 by Harris Interactive for the American Psychological Association and was taken by 2,020 U.S. adults (18 and older).
Results of the survey say the average stress level of adults in 2012 was 4.9 on a 10-point scale, where one means [...]
More likely to use condoms, study reveals
But less likely to be satisfied or able to talk about sex
They may be an emotional minefield to negotiate – but it seems ‘friends with benefits’ relationships do at least have one advantage.
A new study has found that no strings couples are more likely to practice safe sex than those in traditional partnerships.
An online survey of 376 people, mostly in their mid-20s, revealed at [...]
After four years of college, many graduates are ending up in jobs that only require the ability to operate a cash register with a smile.
After commencement, a growing number young people say they have no choice but to take low-skilled jobs, according to a survey released this week. And while 63% of “Generation Y” workers — those age 18 to 29 — have a bachelor’s degree, the majority of the [...]
Americans, Britons and Canadians Endorse Alternative Penalties
Few respondents in the three countries believe their respective prison systems are equipped to allow prisoners to re-enter society.
People in the United States, Britain and Canada hold differing views on specific elements of their justice systems, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
The online survey of representative national samples shows that respondents support the notion of using alternative penalties rather than [...]
WSJ: No More Résumés, Say Some Firms
Union Square Ventures recently posted an opening for an investment analyst.
Instead of asking for résumés, the New York venture-capital firm—which has invested in Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and other technology companies—asked applicants to send links representing their “Web presence,” such as a Twitter account or Tumblr blog. Applicants also had to submit short videos demonstrating their interest in the position.
Union Square says its process nets better-quality [...]
THE steel grip on consumer spending has tightened to the point that the number of Australians saying they have no cash is worse than during the global financial crisis.
In a disastrous sign for already battered retailers, a Nielsen worldwide consumer confidence poll reveals almost one-in-five Aussies have no spare money after paying for essentials as they face an onslaught of rising utility and food [...]