Female employees and male and female managers are the most at risk for gaining weight on the job, according to a survey by CareerBuilder.

The recruitment firm came to that conclusion after seeking input from more than 3,000 employees. More than half self-reported as overweight, and 39 percent claim they've gained weight at their current job. Forty-five percent said their weight has stayed the same, while 16 percent reported weight loss.

Of those reporting weight gains, one in five said they'd gained 10 pounds, and one in 10 reported putting on 20 pounds.

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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.