Once you’ve researched the company’s policy — HR should be a great resource — you should begin to consider the consequences…
Your job is at risk as soon as you begin dating a coworker.
Although rules for interoffice dating are easing in general these days, it’s important to read up on your company’s full policy.
Some will allow dating between coworkers only on the same level, and others will allow dating between any department or in any part of the hierarchy as long as the relationship is disclosed.
Such people are no longer touring the bar scene and frankly might be misjudged by candidates at such locations.
A women of similar age and marital disposition is typically looking for a man that is established career-wise, reasonably successful, and most importantly caring and understanding.
At a bar or gathering it is almost seen as rude at this age to chit-chat/flirt with someone -- you appear more like a hunter than a lover. First of all, you are “matched” with people that are truly synergistic with you (interests, religion, marital status, children, hobbies, etc).
Second, you are provided at first with some very easy electronic ways to communicate (ask certain questions or state certain aspects of yourself).If you feel that the two of you could make it in the long run, then that’s your decision to make.According to a 2009 survey by the job search website Career Builder, 3 in 10 people say they married the person they dated at work, so it’s not infeasible. It might feel racy to do so, but you risk your job and your reputation. Most companies monitor their employee’s emails, so if you to send that sexy message, do so via text or your personal email.There is no cookie cutter answer, but you should just take the time to look ahead. You were already the target of water-cooler talk while you were dating, but now that things haven’t worked out, it could get worse.Sit down to talk to your partner about where you want the relationship to go. Keep the arguments away from work, and just act as if things fizzled out.Sign up on the 100% free online dating site that can help you find sexy local singles today!