Dating coworker rules

“Before you make a move, give it some serious time to think, ‘is this person worth making things slightly uncomfortable for myself? That extra mental leg work is insurance: In an ideal world all works out, but if everything fizzles to a fling, you have to see this person every single day—and act professional doing it.

Barrel says: “Every way that you behave has to be motivated by that at the end.

Again, in the beginning when you want to spend as much time together as possible, it might be amazing to go to work together, get lunch together and then go home together; but once you have been doing it for months (even years), you might feel differently.But if you’re not friendly IRL, don’t start firing off friend requests—that’s creepy.In these early stages, you should also try to catch Don't question any colleagues about someone's relationship status unless you want to come off as creepy.(Remember: that's what they're there for.) If you’re not careful, flirting could get you in real trouble, or even be considered sexual harassment.If things progress between you and a colleague down the line, be sure to speak up about your relationship if it’s what your company requires.

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