So how are Croatians when it comes to ‘dipping the pen in the company ink’? According to the survey, which quizzed 600 people, 82% said that they had been involved in a relationship of some sort with someone at work. The average length of the ‘office’ relationship was 1 year and 9 months.
Out of all the respondents that admitted having something at work with someone that was more than ‘friendship’ or a ‘business relationship’, 46% said that it was a ‘serious love relationship’, while 24% said that it was a purely a sexual relationship. Women were more likely to engage in a serious relationship at work (52% women / 37% men), whilst men were engaged more in an exclusively sexual relationship at work (28% men / 22% women).
When it came to relationships at work, 81% said it was with a colleagues on the same level in the firm, whilst 21% had a relationship with a supervisor or manager. Only 9% had a relationship with someone they managed or supervised.
When it came to hiding relationships, 33% successfully managed to keep it a secret from their workmates. 42% failed to keep it a secret, whilst 19% did not even try to conceal it.
26% of respondents said that they have had sex at the work place. 50% said they had it in the office, 31% in the storeroom and 30% in the toilet.