Start My Plan. Under some office policies you can actually be fired for dating a co-worker. And it can happen at work too. If you do go ahead, ensure that you minimize the risk to either of your careers. Log In via Login Sign Up. The downside here is that it is really uncomfortable to be in an office with someone you have broken up with.
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The Boss Is Dating an Employee. Now What?
What do you think? And before you know it, you may end up trying to control your partner or find yourself telling them how they should behave at work. If you date a co-worker, it's good to clue in your manager before he or she hears about you and your sweetie from another source. Otherwise, you're free to date someone who works down the hall from you or in the next cubicle. Playing musical chairs with direct reports does not solve the ethical issues that come with this interoffice romance. A few workplaces are against office relationships, and a few more have clauses where relationships have to be reported.