In fact, it’s practically inevitable that, sooner or later, two of your employees will get together and start a relationship.
Most of the entanglements occurred between two peers, but 29 percent of workers who’d dated a colleague said it was someone who outranked them in the company’s hierarchy, and 16 percent admitted to dating their boss.
At some time during your working life, you may have dated, or even married, someone you met at work.
And more and more organizations have a framework or policy for managing those relationships these days — almost three in four (72%), according to recent research from the Employment Law Alliance.
Thirty percent of those who’d dated a co-worker married them.
In a recent Career survey, 39 percent of respondents said they’d dated a co-worker .
First, a few numbers: A survey said 59% of respondents have participated in some form of office romance — whether it was a one-night stand, a casual relationship, a long-term commitment or all of the above.
In a Career Builder poll, 38% of workers said they have dated a co-worker at least once over the course of their career; 17% percent reported dating co-workers at least twice.