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Posted June 11, 2013 by

Will Falling In Love With Your Co-Worker Put Your Career In Peril?

While there may be someone on the job you are interested in pursuing a personal relationship with, don’t allow the attraction to create a downfall in your career.

Sonya Madison

Sonya Madison

Sonya Madison is Workplace Attorney in Atlanta, Georgia and a legal analyst for various online mediums. She has conducted numerous seminars on labor and employment issues and advises employers on employment policies and labor law.

Here is Sonya’s point of view on workplace romance policies: (more…)

Posted February 11, 2013 by

60% of Workers Find Romance in the Workplace

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

The approach of Valentine’s Day may have many human resource managers on the lookout for any evidence of budding or ongoing romances between co-workers or, even worse, between a worker and supervisor.

With some surveys indicating that as many as 60 percent of co-workers, casually dating, hooking up and/or finding love in the workplace, it is an issue that keeps many human resource executives up at night.  “Office romances are fraught with pitfalls that can impact workplace harmony, productivity, more and, in some cases, the bottom line if they end badly and a lawsuit is filed,” noted workplace authority John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.  (more…)