We’re not your HR department. Ask them first, unless you’re actively courting a Steve Carell moment. Still, according to a Vault office romance survey, 52 per cent of respondents have had an office hookup. And if you’re allowed to date Jess from marketing, consider the lessons men can learn — and will continue to learn — from the #MeToo movement.
Is there a power dynamic at play here? Are you taking advantage of your professional position? Then, consider this question: which do you value more, your career or romance? Because should a fling go sideways, you may have to deal with the repercussions at a stand-up meeting.