Office romance

An office romance, work romance, or corporate affair is a romance that occurs between two people who work together in the same office, work location, or business. It tends to breach nonfraternization policies and is a foreseeable business expense. The relationship between affair partners at work can be as wide as intern and president; company CEO and member of the board; supervisor and supervisee; company representative and client; boss and secretary, and so on. And it can be between peers or colleagues at the same level in the organization. It can concurrently or after the fact come to be interpreted as sexual harassment. Intra-office romance between an executive and an employee can presage sexual harassment claims, to which email records bear witness. The perception that an advantage is gained by 'sleeping with the boss' in a competitive environment ensures that these transactions occur by stealth. To have a powerful influence on the opportunities placed in one's path, one does not...
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Mera Desh
Mera Desh commented on the photo by Shankar Manakkal
on Dec 17, 2014 , 05:44 pm
Shankar Manakkal - In pics: Keep your office romance a secret
Get some privacy: Fix up a time each day and meet someplace where you can get some alone time while still at work without people getting suspicious of you. It’s advisable to plan cover stories, arrive from different directions and think about e more »
Bhuwan Kargeti
Bhuwan Kargeti and 13 more commented on the blog by Monika Rawal
on Dec 17, 2014 , 05:02 pm
Monika Rawal - Top 10 reasons why you should NEVER date a colleague!
Dating a colleague is nothing but complicating your life more. It is like your personal life blending into professional life so much so that it gets really hard to separate them later. When you a date someone at work, you give an easy access to that person to know everything about your personal life and you both end up knowing each other's professional highs and lows too. I'm not saying it is bad or something you shouldn't try but for sure there are endless risks involved in office romance. more »
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