Join InHerSight's growing community of professional women and get matched to great jobs and more! Already have an account? As many as 27 percent of single Americans say they have met potential dates at the office, and some 15 percent report meeting their current spouse or partner at work, according to research by ReportLinker. Love in the workplace can be tricky to navigate successfully. So, is dating a coworker ever a good idea?
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Let's harken back a moment to the pre- pandemic office experience : Most people are at work for approximately eight hours daily. The two most common sizes of US businesses feature to employees 5,, companies , and 1, to 1, employees 5,, companies. There are lunch and watercooler breaks, and, of course, grabbing a drink at the end of the day. In other words, for someone single and ready to mingle, not only is there the potential to meet an appropriate like-minded person, there are opportunities within the construct of a day in which the suggestion of meeting up is perfectly organic. Sure, a glass-half-empty type might say "the odds are good, but the goods are odd," but work has provided many a person with good friends, and for some, romance. The career website Zety recently conducted a study looking at the state and successes of mixing work with romance, and have dubbed it a "tricky business. For 50 years, researchers have concluded, consistently, that one of the most powerful predictors of attraction is … proximity.
12 Do’s & Don’ts I Learned From Dating A Coworker
A new, very hot guy had started working at my office , and I knew right away it would be a problem. I wanted to go out with him , and no matter how many times I tried telling myself it wasn't a good idea because we worked together, I didn't listen. This guy was so my type, it hurt.
It should be up to you. Do u really like her? Does she like u? Do u actually work together? How big is the company?