Dating someone at work
, 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.
Before you get seriously involved with someone, check with your human resources department and make sure you aren't breaking any rules. Besides the fact that it's completely unprofessional, it can make your coworkers feel uncomfortable.
If the company absolutely does not allow co-workers to date, you could be terminated if they found out. Wait until after work, when you two can hightail it to either person's apartment or out for an intimate dinner.5. If dating at work is allowed, there's no need to send an office-wide memo with a photo of you two in a lip-lock.
Also, when you date somebody at work, they “get” you and the pressures of your job.” Everyone will tell you to “never fish off the company pier”. Dating a co-worker is a touchy and a potentially dangerous route.