For National Coffee Day Dunkin’ Donuts and CareerBuilder have gotten together to survey professionals regarding their coffee consumption. The survey was conducted from August 13 to September 6, 2012 and included more than 4,100 workers nationwide.
The survey found that food preparers and service workers are the people who need coffee the most. Second in need are scientists and sales representatives followed by Marketing/Public Relations Professionals Nurses (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant), Editors/Writers/Media Workers, Business Executives,Teachers/Instructors (K-12), Engineering Technicians/Support and finally IT Managers/Network Administrators.
“There’s a reason why coffee is a staple in the workplace. Workers report that coffee fuels higher energy and productivity, and serves as a means to socialize with colleagues.” said Cynthia McIntyre, Vice President of Marketing & Communications at CareerBuilder
The survey also reviled that 43% of coffee drinkers claim they are less productive when they do not drink coffee.
“On National Coffee Day we celebrate the important and unique role coffee plays as a vital part of our daily lives. As these survey results show, coffee continues to become more and more essential in the workplace in particular, helping workers across all professions stay productive throughout the workday,” John Costello, Chief Global Marketing and Innovation Officer at Dunkin’ Brands, said.