Office dating statistics
While office romance may be present in your workplace, do you really know the extent of the funny business that happens after hours? Read below for the scandalously statistical possibilities of finding your mate at work, being naughty on the job and being caught doin' it at the office.Entry-level employees: shield your eyes.19% of people have done it on the job17% of employees confess to being caught doing it on the job Which means...Many people keep workplace relationships under wraps because they assume they’re forbidden, but most organizations era.) Whether dating a coworker is permitted or not will depend on your employer’s policy, so the first step if you’ve entered into a relationship is to check the policy.When dating is allowed and there is any mention of it in policy-form, your employer might require disclosure of the relationship so they can take measures to prevent conflicts of interest; that is, your significant other should not directly supervise you or make decisions about your wages, for example.
We weren’t exactly colleagues, but we went to work in the same building every day. The other data that skews my perception: Forbes has spawned quite a number of romances, including the late, great editor of the magazine, James Michaels, and his wife, Jean Briggs. (Vault’s sample was smaller, just 2,083.) Career Builder also asked about dating across responsibility levels.
However, having an employee fraternization policy in place within your company or organization can help to provide clarity, guidance, and boundaries for interoffice dating among colleagues, plus it can ensure that relationships don't have a negative impact on the participants themselves, their other colleagues, or the company as a whole.
Employee fraternization is defined as a relationship that falls outside of normal work-related interactions and communications, which is usually (but not necessarily) romantic or sexual in nature.
If you do it on the job, you have a 90% chance of getting caught!
Most common places to be discovered having sex at work: the board room, engineering lab, stairwell, and office kitchen. 42% of employees have confessed to being involved in an office romance16% of workers are aware of office policies regarding workplace romance58% of management would interfere with an office romance (but only if it compromised work)25% of workplace relationships eventually lead to marriage50% of workers have a secret crush on a colleague 33% of workers admit they have exchanged flirtatious emails with a colleague despite being in a relationship71% of workers wouldn't mind if their colleagues were having an affair in the office89% of workers say that an office romance between colleagues is "none of their business" 70% of workers who are romancing colleagues have kept their affairs completely secret Most legendary workplace fling:-Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky Sources: