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Love at Work: 5 Couples Tell Their Stories

Love at Work: 5 Couples Tell Their Stories

What better place to learn more about a person than at work

With the amount of time we spend at work, it's not surprising that sparks start to fly. Here are five couples who met at work, each with a story of their own. Read More »

Work Late, Because You Might Meet Your Spouse: Office Romance By Numbers

Work Late, Because You Might Meet Your Spouse: Office Romance By Numbers

24 percent admit they've dated one of their superiors

The facts are in. Everything you wanted to know about the frequency and characteristics of workplace romances. We've even got a pie chart! Read More »

Dating A Co-Worker: Do's And Don'ts

Dating A Co-Worker: Do's And Don'ts

Was your first date at the company cafe?

Co-worker dating is pretty common and shouldn't be a problem as long as both colleagues set some ground rules. Read More »

Married To Their Work -- And Each Other

Married To Their Work -- And Each Other

Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller. Jean Paul Sartre and Simone De Beauvoir. Woody Allen and Mia Farrow. History is littered with cautionary tales of couples who tried to work together, only to be ripped apart by frustration, jealousy, and sleeping with the other's adopted daughter. But one couple -- married for... Read More »

Office Romances: How To Have One Without Killing Your Career

Office Romances: How To Have One Without Killing Your Career

First the CIA chief resigned because of an affair; almost simultaneously, the president of Lockheed Martin was ousted due to an "inappropriate" relationship with a subordinate. Put aside the fact that both men are married and leaders of their organizations, which makes affairs more toxic. The question arises:... Read More »

5 Tell-Tale Signs That Your Co-Workers Are Dating

5 Tell-Tale Signs That Your Co-Workers Are Dating

By Charyn Pfeuffer, PayScale That "will they or won't they" tension can be palpable in the workplace. Although Jim Halpert and Pam Beesley of the hit series, "The Office" have done their best to bring the co-worker-with-benefits scenario to the mainstream, many companies (and fellow workers) still frown upon... Read More »

Office Romances: How To Have One Without Killing Your Career

Office Romances: How To Have One Without Killing Your Career

First the CIA chief resigned because of an affair; almost simultaneously, the president of Lockheed Martin was ousted due to an "inappropriate" relationship with a subordinate. Put aside the fact that both men are married and leaders of their organizations, which makes affairs more toxic. The question arises:... Read More »

Office Romances On The Rise -- Again

Office Romances On The Rise -- Again

By Kathryn Tuggle What's the difference between the office and a singles bar? Well, nothing for some millennials. According to a study by employee benefits provider Workplace Options, 84 percent of employees aged 18 to 29 say they would date a co-worker, and 71 percent say they think workplace romance is... Read More »

Could Your Cube Mate Be Your Soul Mate Too?

Could Your Cube Mate Be Your Soul Mate Too?

By Katilin Madden Is that a co-worker knocking on your office door, or is it love? Turns out, there's a good chance it could be both. Dating a colleague may be considered a faux pas at many companies, but that's not stopping workers from doing it anyway. According to a new CareerBuilder survey,... Read More »

Desperately Seeking Engineers, Zoosk Woos Applicants With Dates

Desperately Seeking Engineers, Zoosk Woos Applicants With Dates

Upstart online-dating site Zoosk is desperately seeking software engineers and is taking a novel approach in the hope of getting its hooks into some talent -- by promising a date with one of the two actors featured in the company's TV ads. Get hired by the San Francisco-based company by Sept. 30, and "as a... Read More »

What It's Like to Be Married to the Boss

What It's Like to Be Married to the Boss

Imagine that after a long day of work you're looking forward to a relaxing evening. You get home, put on your sweats, kick up your feet and turn on the TV. But just as you're starting to unwind, your boss walks out of your kitchen and asks you what's for dinner. Read More »

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Other Famous Affairs With the Boss

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Other Famous Affairs With the Boss

According to a 2011 CareerBuilder Office Romance Survey, close to 40 percent of workers say that they have dated someone they have worked with over the course of their career and 10 percent have done so over the past year. While 65 percent of those surveyed said they aren't keeping their workplace romance a... Read More »

One in Five Have Had a Secret Romance at Work

One in Five Have Had a Secret Romance at Work

Some people love their jobs. Others take that idea a little further and find love at work. A new study by AOL Jobs reports that 20 percent of people secretly dated a co-worker. More men said that no one found out, compared to women. The survey also found that 25 percent had an affair with someone at work --... Read More »

Best Jobs for Finding Love

Best Jobs for Finding Love

By Susan Johnston Given the long hours that many employees spend at the workplace, it's not surprising that some end up meeting the person of their dreams one cubicle away. Still, workplace romances can be risky, as Lizandra Vega, an executive recruiter and author of 'The Image of Success: Make a Great... Read More »

Help! My Boss is Flirting With Me

Help! My Boss is Flirting With Me

by Kaitlin Madden and Rachel Farrell, Special to CareerBuilder Sometimes it seems like not everyone got the memo about taboo behaviors in the workplace. The girl who excitedly plans her wedding over the phone in the middle of the day didn't get the memo. The guy who wears so much cologne that you swear he... Read More »

Odds Better for Finding Future Spouse at Work than on Most Dating Sites

Odds Better for Finding Future Spouse at Work than on Most Dating Sites

February is everyone's favorite time of year to investigate the pros and cons of romantic relationships that bloom in the workplace. Most are coming up with the same results, however: Workers are turning to the once "taboo" office pool in search of companionship, and it appears to be paying off. Read More »

Cupid in the Cubicle -- He Strikes More Often Than You'd Think

Cupid in the Cubicle -- He Strikes More Often Than You'd Think

More than half of your colleagues at work have been involved in a little a little sumpin' sumpin' at the office, and chances are that even you have succumbed as well. According to the annual Office Romance Survey conducted by Vault.com, 59 percent of respondents said that they have participated in some form... Read More »

Famous Office Romances and How to Re-create Them

Famous Office Romances and How to Re-create Them

You might want to rethink that policy of not dating anyone you work with. There plenty examples of wildly successful couples whose romances began and flourished on company time. Take Bill and Melinda Gates, for example. They met when Melinda began working at Microsoft in 1987, and they married in 1994. A new... Read More »

How to Flirt at Work to Get Ahead

How to Flirt at Work to Get Ahead

Flirting is a basic and fundamental form of social interaction that, despite the best efforts of managers and policy makers, is a daily part of most work environments. People flirt at work to find love, to get promotions, to pass the time, and sometimes because they just can't help themselves. At best, it's an... Read More »

Weak Economy is Killing Off Office Romances

Weak Economy is Killing Off Office Romances

In a time of massive uncertainty in the job market, there are many economic side effects. But one surprising product of a slimming job market has been the steep decline of office romances. But unlike the most likely of reasons - stress levels of workers - it's actually because of an increase in legal complaints... Read More »

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