Office dating rules

16 Apr

If it has already happened and you're having an affair with your boss, we suggest you should consider finding a new job.

It’s a sad fact and we cannot do anything about it unless we quit our job or retire.We didn't meet on the job — we were dating for almost four years before we started working together (which, by the way, wasn't planned ... But for about 11 months, we sat three cubes apart from one another and kept our relationship under wraps. A survey by Career Builder last year revealed that nearly 40% of employees admitted to having a romantic relationship with a coworker, and almost one-third of office relationships result in marriage. We got married in October.) It's up to you to figure out whether pursuing an office relationship is worth the possible consequences, good and bad. " Those are questions I'm frequently asked when I tell people the story of my office romance.Since most of the time is spent at work, it is absolutely natural that we sometimes have more chances to find a romantic interest there. Never Date Your Boss One of the main rules of office dating etiquette is: do not date your boss.Dating a person who is in charge of your department is not the best idea.There’s a few things you should take into consideration before you decide to pursue an office relationship.There’s a few things you need to ask yourself about dating your superior and you need to weigh up the cost of being the talk of the office (which you most definitely will be).You need to think about how things will be if you do split up.Imagine having to see your ex every day and on top of that, they can order you around.Every achievement is going to be tainted to some degree- would you really have got that promotion?Would that appraisal really have gone so well if you didn’t serve a killer eggs Benedict to Mr/Miss Boss that morning?