, Barnes & Noble was so offended that someone would actively encourage co-worker hookups that it initially refused to stock the book.
(“You just like this piece because you’re my boyfriend.”) If he said something negative, I assumed he spoke for all of our colleagues.
(“If even don’t like this idea, it must really be terrible.”) I was constantly contrasting my career progress with that of my partners’, and always feeling like I wasn’t moving fast enough or working hard enough.
Your decisions, motivations, actions, all may be weighed in terms of your romantic interest in a co-worker.
Be prepared for co-workers to be talking behind your back.
It is easy for romance to bloom when you are thrown together for long hours and have similar interests and leisure periods.
So you may have fallen in love with her beside the photocopier and she may have flipped for your computer skills, but both of you must weigh a number of considerations before you start dating. Recognizing a strong attraction You must be genuinely convinced that your co-worker is interested in you.
(Yeah, I wish this were equally true of young men, too.
It just .) “This generation is totally determined to have kids by the time they’re in their thirties because of fertility issues,” says career coach Penelope Trunk.
Lines between professional and personal lives are blurrier than ever, partly for practical reasons — even post-recession, most of us are still — and partly for cultural ones.
At thriving creative and tech companies, where employees are given dormlike amenities like yoga classes and cocktail hours, it seems almost silly to draw the line at dating.
Rumour mills and grapevines thrive on the grist of possible- ongoing-failed romances.