And if a colleague asks you out and won't take no for an answer, that may be harassment, and you should consider talking to HR. If you make out with someone at the holiday party, bite the bullet and ask about the person's intentions afterward.
Relationships with coworkers at your level or in different departments are less of a headache, and policies tend to reflect that.The truth is, "even if there are rules, people will hook up anyway," admits Green.Be Direct So what to do if you find yourself lusting after the project manager down the hall?(You know the old saying about not, um, where you eat.) But as more Americans postpone marriage until their careers are established—and as hours get longer, with smartphones blurring work and play—it makes sense that attitudes are changing."Older generations saw work as a separate place," says Renee Cowan, Ph.
Because seriously, where else are you going to meet someone these days?