17% Polled Think a Fling With the Boss Could Boost Their Career

Early in Gwyneth Paltrow's acting career, she was "shocked" when it was suggested she end a meeting in the bedroom, she recently told Elle magazine. Paltrow, who says she left the meeting, was asked to do what some workers say they'd do if asked -- sleep with the boss to advance their career.

Seventeen percent of 1,000 American workers and their bosses said in a survey that they'd have an office fling with their boss if it would advance their career.