But as awesome as the pros of dating a boss can seem, it also does come with a big share of cons too.
If you aren’t dating your boss yet and just find yourself falling for them, think twice about it because you could be getting yourself into something that could be very complicated unless you set clear boundaries.
Recognizing a strong attraction You must be genuinely convinced that your co-worker is interested in you.
For example hospitals do not encourage doctor-nurse romances.The phrase "don’t dip your pen in the company ink" is a well-worn cliché, and some companies are so concerned about the negative effects of office romances that they expressly prohibit workplace dating.Yet, despite this, co-workers continue to wind up in bed together, restrictions and warnings be damned.Poll just about any office, and you’re likely to hear at least one story (if not more) of workplace dating that went awry.What’s worse, the fallout from these failed office romances can be far more brutal than a run-of-the-mill relationship.Though traditionally maligned for reasons I’m about to get into, office romance can be beneficial for businesses. Lane III, author of , sees employee dating as a way to increase employee engagement.