Employees are all set to send their employers a sweet Valentine's note this week. Alas, most don't think they'll be getting a similar sonnet from their company in return.

Virgin Pulse, part of the same company that owns airline, cellphone and other interests, gathered data from 1,000 U.S. workers concerning their affection, or lack of it, for their employer. What it found was, at least among this random group, people tend to either like or love their company. But they don't feel the love coming back their way, and this makes them sad.

Fully three-quarters of respondents told Virgin Pulse they either love their company or like it and have no major complaints. Less than 2 percent said they hated where they worked and wanted out.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.