Dating a hot colleague isn’t always a no-no. Behold, the job-saving way to do it…
IF YOU’VE EVER had a crush on a co-worker, you’re familiar with the fantasy: eyeing each other in meetings leads to … lingering near each other’s desks, followed by … steamy make-outs in the supply office, then … off-the-charts nights at a team-building weekend. ‘There’s something exciting about knowing a person in one context, then crossing over into a new kind of relationship,’ says Andrea Syrtash, author of He’s Just Not Your Type (And That’s A Good Thing). ‘Plus, you’re more attracted to someone when the stakes are higher.’ As in, your other colleagues might find out or (gulp) you get caught violating your company’s very clear no-fraternising policy.
If you have flouted the rules, you’d be in crowded company: half of all workers – and 53% of HR professionals! – have had an office romance at some point in their career, according to a 2016 survey by ranking site Vault.com.And, surprisingly, 27% of workers think any type of colleague-to-colleague relationship is cool, even if it’s with a boss.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
The Bachelor SA Season 2’s star is here to make you swoon. Find out why boss babes are ready to risk it all for this adventurous dog lover.
Is Rage Bait Okay?
It has become the new engagement strategy for many brands. Companies bait their followers into engaging with their content around topics that cause outrage. But is this okay? Social -media strategists Talya Goldberg and Jabulile Dlamini -Qwesha share their views.
Hold The Phone
Zozibini Tunzi is here to remind you all to Take. Up. Space. She’s rewriting the pageantry rulebook, and she wants you to join in (in a bath, wearing sparkly boots, because that’s just how we roll).
What Makes A Compulsive Liar?
We all do it. Tell those lit t le white lies to ourselves, and others. But what about those for whom lying is a way of life? Catriona Harvey-Jenner investigates the rise of a new kind of scammer.
How To Get Sh*t Done
Calling all procrastinators: sometimes getting started on a new project or goal can be the hardest part. Here’s how to stop putting it off and actually press go
How To Tell It Like It Is *And Finally Get A Promotion*
Receiving constructive criticism on your work can be terrifying. But do it right and it can be a career game-changer.
I Tested Positive For The Alzheimer's Gene At 26 Years Old
A DNA testing kit is like a crystal ball, but what if you don’t like what you see?
Is Cardio A Scam? And 7 Other Not-stupid Questions About Fitness Things
Thanks for calling 0800 -WTF- Is -This
For Those Times When You're Like, ‘I Love You, But You're Annoying...'
Coupledom can be hard!
Basically No-One Has A 28-Day Menstrual Cycle
Brought to you by: the idea of a ‘normal’ period is a lie