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Workplace romance

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  • 1. WHAT’S WORKPLACE ROMANCE
    Lots of people fall in love with their co-workers or their bosses. Other employees typically get swept up in workplace romances through the gossip mill.
  • 2. Why so prevalent?
    • Increase in number of women in the workplace
    • 3. Employees wait longer to get married
    • 4. Employees work longer hours
    • 5. Workplace cultures and casual attitude
    • 6. Gen X and Gen Y
    • 7. Job tenures are shorter
  • UPSIDES
    HAPPY WORKERS
    MORE PRODUCTIVE
    FEWER HEALTH ISSUES
    MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING
  • 8. WHAT GOES WRONG
    If the relationship is of superior-subordinate:
    Sexual Harassment complaints
    Claims of favoritism
    Retaliation claims
    Conflict of Interest
    Confidentiality breaches
    Potential for violence
  • 9. If the relationship is of co-workers :
    public displays of affection
    spending inordinate amounts of time together during work hours
    co-workers may feel uncomfortable
    create a hostile work environment
  • 10. Strategies for Managing Romances
    • 1. Policy governing office romance
    • 11. 2. Effective communication
    • 12. 3. “Love Contracts”??
    • 13. 4. Training and Vigilance
    • 14. 5. Equal treatment
  • The Goal!
    • Professional and Respectful Workplace
  • THANK YOU!

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