The higher I got in the corporate world, the more operatic th Latest on Entrepreneur. Why are romantic relationships with someone who works under you discouraged? So this should only be done if both sides are really, really sure that this is the one. In the US dating in the workplace potentially falls under the case law of sexual harassment. The distraction can tear at even the most cohesive group.
Should You Date A Subordinate?
About the Author Leigh Richards has been a writer since Would you avoid giving them difficult assignments or "problem" customers in order to safeguard your relationship. The distraction can tear at even the most cohesive group. Small Business - Chron. I would also add that in some types of jobs, having partners who are dating or married in particular roles can enable a number of internal control problems that could cause substantial injury to the company. Since you are a business owner, I imagine you are much the same.