As the old saying goes "you don't dip your pen in the company ink." In other words, you shouldn't get into a dating or sexual relationship with a co-worker.But consider this: according to a recent Workplace Options survey, nearly 85% of 18-29 year olds would have a romantic relationship with a co-worker, compared to just over 35% for 30-46 year olds and about 30% of 47-66 year olds.From data gathered from a survey of several thousand employers and employees, she determined that inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace is common on company time and at company locations.
I checked out current research on workplace romance to answer Tina Turner's proverbial question.
These relationships make sense because the commonalities that coworkers share such as proximity, shared interests, age, children, and similar incomes, encourage friendships.
These friendships and romances affect the workplace positively adding to the sense of teamwork and camaraderie.
Chas Rampenthal is general counsel and vice president of product development at Legal Zoom.
He's also a former talk radio host (KTLK AM 1150 at Clear Channel) and an entrepreneur himself, as the founder of Legal Endeavor.
Traditional places like church, family events, and leisure time activities don’t present the same pool of candidates as they did in earlier times.