Dating someone from work
Work-based relationships aren’t always superficial and it is almost inevitable that at some point in your career you’ll develop a crush on someone at work.
Here are some tips to help make sure you don’t end up wanting to resign if dating a colleague doesn’t work out.
Suddenly, Cupid shoots his arrow, and it hits the person in the next office. If things do work out, one of you may have to go, because it's against company policy to date fellow employees. Let's say you become involved with someone in your department, and you receive a promotion. Better start popping extra vitamins and heighten your sense of discretion.
You'd like to meet that special someone, but you just don't know where to look. One of you may need to leave the job if things don't work out.
"No one wants to hear about how deeply you're in love with each other or where you went last weekend or the fight you had in the car this morning," she explains. Again — nobody wants or needs to know about what's happening with your love life.
The most common cliché is that of the boss with his secretary but there are many other examples of work-based relationships, from the snog at the Christmas party to getting frisky in the supplies cupboard.
If you're smart, you will deal with the real world and anticipate plenty of bloodshed before this tale concludes.
If work isn’t work anymore, why would a workplace romance be off-limits?
And what better place to find people who share your passions?
Logic tells you your romantic involvement will impact your coworkers directly.
If you sit together in the company cafeteria, will people now feel they should give you privacy?, Barnes & Noble was so offended that someone would actively encourage co-worker hookups that it initially refused to stock the book.(It later reversed the decision.) Even then, though, surveys showed half of us have had an office fling; and today, a whopping The shameful holiday-party hookup is no longer the primary association with intra-office romance. In some industries, the open business and romantic partnership is even I concede that meeting someone at work makes logical sense.By following these simple guidelines you will conduct yourself in a dignified and professional manner while dating a colleague and give any possible office romance the best chance to flourish without it compromising your work.