How does the U.S. workplace measure up?

Ever wonder how the US workplace compares with other industrialized nations in regard to vacation days, maternity leave, time it takes to get a job after being laid off, etc.?

Here's a fun, but depressing, infographic from Andrew Sullivan for The Daily Beast that illustrates some facts about the American workplace: http://andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com/2011/09/land-of-the-free-home-of-the-workaholics.html.

By Toni Bowers

Toni Bowers is the former Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.