While the likelihood of an employer suing an employee for violating one of these '‘love contracts’' is relatively small, the hope is that these contracts will serve as a deterrent to inner-office hookups and a way to encourage those who find love in the office to put every effort into making the relationship a drama-free one, minimizing its affect on the work environment.Erin Schreiner is a freelance writer and teacher who holds a bachelor's degree from Bowling Green State University. Schreiner previously worked for a London-based freelance firm. She currently teaches writing to middle school students in Ohio and works on her writing craft regularly.
Read your employee handbook for any specific regulations your business has forbidding inner-office dating; some companies have rules regarding these matters of the heart.
We dated for about three months, then I, as civilly as possibly, broke it off between us.
Just wasn't working out, but I was hoping we'd still be professional about it at work.
Sure, this can get you all the company gossip you’d like but it can also get you the heads up on where certain promotions are, and what you’ve got to do to get said promotions.
You’ve merged the personal with the professional already, so start reaping the rewards.
While the axiom, “Don’t mix business with pleasure,” is one that most everyone knows, it isn’t necessarily a rule all people follow.