Dating Etiquette in the Workplace: What You Need to Know

When you are dating your coworker, keep business trips, PDA appropriateness, and superior/subordinate issues in mind.

Diane HamiltonProfessor, Author, and Business Leadership Expert weighs in on this important topic.

Follow these tips and avoid the common pitfalls associated with office romances:

  • Don’t Make People Feel Uncomfortable. I have taught more than 1000 business courses, and many are HR-based.  Workplace romance is more common than most people think.  It might surprise you to know that many workplace romances include top-level people.  Recent research published by SHRM showed that nearly 40% were owners and executives. What is interesting is that 1 in 5 workers responded that they have observed relationships at work that they consider inappropriate.

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