Asking Them Out Maintaining Professionalism Maintaining Your Relationship Community Q&A Dating can be hard, but it can be all the more difficult if you are interested in a coworker.
Having to worry about company policy, your peers and your supervisor can really put a damper on a romantic connection.
Here are some tips to help make sure you don’t end up wanting to resign if dating a colleague doesn’t work out.
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.
When it comes to dating a coworker, there's one general rule: Don't do it.
But sometimes, that's way easier said than done — especially if your job requires you to spend long hours and tight cubicles with the same person.
Tempting (and steamy) as it may be, it can also turn out to be super awkward and traumatic — something we all saw unfold on the first season of 1. Like in the "think about it for a few extra days" way, not in the literal sense.
A recent survey by Career Builder found that nearly 40% of employees admitted to having a romantic relationship with a co-worker.
And a whopping 31% of office relationships result in marriage—meaning they can't always be a bad idea, right?
"We took things slowly because we were both very aware that we worked in the same office," she remembers.