Some workers feel that it is not the employer's concern, but employers purchase employees' time at work and have major authority over how that time is spent.
Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future.So all the old material will be left here for archival purposes, with comments turned off.That's one of the best workplace and dating questions I've heard.Some dating advice columns in the past 50 years of newspaper clippings and old magazines I've looked through tells readers that the best way to get to know a potential dating partner or spouse is to work with that person in a volunteer or civic project or in an actual workplace.On an intuitive level, that makes sense, given the number of hours people work together in America - when they are employed (reference: Recession 2008 - 2010 job losses).
When you observe another person for 30 or 40 hours a week, that helps deliver insight into his or her personality and character.
Other advice and workforce related columns are vehemently against dating coworkers, bosses, and subordinates.
Given the availability of both types of advice, many people are confused about which to follow.
Some individuals have decided that a potential sexual harassment or even sexual imposition case (whether real or falsified) is not worth the risk of dating someone at work.
Others feel that workplace dating is unprofessional and choose not to participate in it as a matter of choice.
Read your Employee Manual immediately upon hire, if you have such a manual.