If this seems like something out of a movie Bridget Jones, Mad Men Tom Merton If you're going to date your boss you need to discuss the potential repercussions. Hack talks about the stuff that matters to young Australians. Menu showing mobile menu. You are at risk of being labelled as being treated with favouritism," Shahn says. Facebook reportedly has a company rule that employees can only ask out a colleague once, and, if rejected, cannot ask them out again. However, the other staff will not believe that you don't get the inside running, are privy to personal information, discuss the inner workings of your team with the boss and let her in on all the gossip," McLean said.
Not sure if a coworker is attracted to your or just, you know, hanging out because that's their job?
Why It's Never Really OK To Date Your Boss
Of course, it's incredibly risky. It's also very difficult for the rest of the team, in terms of issues of favouritism or undermining the bosses credibility around maintaining objectivity. In fact, most people that are in a relationship with the boss get treated in a much harsher way by the boss to show there is no favouritism. Dr Johns says you should look at the size of the organisation where you work: Consider you'd be having an affair and, aside from the ethical issues, your co-employees are probably going to judge you harshly for this. If you stay, it will end badly.