As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, I found that I just could not help myself. I mean, after all, this is the month for Romance, both in and out of the office. I always love to see all the people selling flowers on the street corners. I love to watch both men and women scrambling to get those last-minute Valentine’s Day gifts for their spouses or dating partners.
General Facts Concerning Office Romances
In 2006, The Society of Human Resource Management conducted a study and found that 40% of employees had engaged in an workplace romance. Another study conducted by Vault.com found that 40 percent of the employees interviewed disclosed that they had met their mate either at or because of work. Another study discloses that 76% of the employees questioned had either been aware of an office romance, or they had been involved in one themselves.
From the information above it is quite clear no matter how many of would rather this was not happening in the workplace it most clearly is. Now that we have identified that there is an elephant in the room, and we have also identified what that elephant is let’s spend the rest of the time with the article and check him out, maybe we can even feed him some peanuts.