Dangers of dating the boss
" The inequity of power, desire to associate with power or attain more power all factor into the situation.
While there is no doubt it is a natural phenomenon – to fall for the boss – it has a whole host of potential complications, more so than dating a colleague on the same level as you.
He may be attractive and give you all the right signals, but having sex with the boss is a bad idea and a potential career killer.
You're not living in isolation with him on a desert island, but sharing a workplace where your illicit relationship affects everyone.
, she found out she wasn't the only one to fall for her sexy, dazzling boss when she had dinner with a colleague of his: "' Great guy. Usually one of the junior journalists or a secretary.
I really don't know how his wife puts up with it.'" From a purely business standpoint, the relationship is a no-win situation for the company you work for, even if you end up together.
Human resources professional Laurie Ruettimann, the founder of Punk Rock HR, says that companies frame the issue of 'dating' under Code of Conduct policies: As an employee, you are not allowed to personally benefit from your role at the office at the expense of the organization.