When pursuing or having a workplace romance, you must hold yourself to high professional standards even if the company is lenient.
Make sure you accomplish your tasks well and you do not bring relationship troubles to work.
In other words, your romantic relationship should never affect your work.
3. Be Discreet
Even if some PDA are allowed, it’s best to refrain from doing any altogether. Don’t use company time to send each other love notes or texts and definitely don’t make your relationship a topic of what should be a professional conversation.
Note that being discreet doesn’t mean not telling people at work that you’re dating! In fact, it’s better if people in the management learn about the relationship from you and your partner.
4. Avoid Favoring Your Partner
One of the most challenging aspects of workplace romance is making sure you don’t favor your partner. Whether it’s helping them with their tasks or siding with them during heated conversations, people might view it as favoritism.
Likewise, when things are not going well in your relationship, don’t “announce” it by not helping your partner, particularly when you’re required by your role to do so. Also, avoid making things difficult for them just because you have the authority to assign tasks.
Remember: stay professional.
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