February 10, 2019

AZ Business Magazine

6 dos and don’ts for office romance

It’s no wonder people find romance at the office according to this article from The Huffington Post a typically person spends 13 years and two months at work. Calculate that out: the average person works 50 years over their life that’s 25 percent of a lifetime.

Recently CareerBuilder’s released their annual Valentine’s Day survey, office romance hit an all-time low last year with 36% of workers reporting dating a co-worker, down from 41 percent the prior year (and 40 percent in 2008). Does that mean we’re relegated to online dating (or the old fashioned way of meeting someone in a bar)? Not necessarily although dating someone in the office can be tricky!

If you’re dating or thinking of dating someone in the office make sure to read up on these dos and don’ts for office romance:



      Not all is negative, according to that same CareerBuilder survey, 31% of office romances ended in wedding bliss. However, that leaves the vast majority of relationships on the outs. So date at your own risk!