Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Candy Dishes Can Sweeten Workplace Raises

EAST HANOVER, N.J. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If you want to sweeten your chances of getting a raise, keep a candy dish on your desk at work.

According to a survey by LifeSavers, 60 percent of workers with candy dishes claim they received a raise last year compared to only 49 percent of people who didn’t supply sweets.

Even sweeter: 43 percent of candy dish owners received a bonus.

Other sweet stats from the survey....

  • 69 percent of candy dish owners are female.

  • 10 percent of male candy dish owners say the dish helps them keep up on office gossip and six percent claim they’ve been asked out on dates because of the dish.

  • Finally, only one percent of candy dish owners were asked to take a pay cut last year, compared to five percent of people without a candy dish.

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