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Should Romance & Work Mix? New App Connects to LinkedIn Accounts

flirt at workIt’s the age-old question. Should you mix romance with the office?

One new app thinks so. According to SmartCompany in Australia, a new application called LinkedUp! sounds a lot like Tinder. Apparently it connects to your contacts on LinkedIn the same way Tinder taps into Facebook. Per the piece, it scans your LinkedIn network for dating prospects. Read more

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Should You Date Your Boss?

heartOn the heels of Valentine’s Day office romance data, this piece in The New York Post is intriguing.

A legal assistant wrote to Greg Giangrande, columnist and HR executive in the media industry, about a crush on one of her firm’s partners going through a divorce.

His take on it? Get a new job and flirt outside the office. He points out on one hand, mutually consenting adults working together have the right to “do whatever they want in private.”

That said, there are consequences to actions to prepare for. He suggests to stop flirting and focus on work.

He adds, “If he gets divorced, and you want to start a relationship, find another job — and date like normal people with normal dating complications.”

Vault Survey Dishes Office Romances: ‘Used to Have an Office Wife Until It Turned Romantic & Went South; Now I Have an Office Ex-Wife’

rosesHappy Valentine’s Day, one and all!

With the spirit of the holiday in mind, we need to talk about office romances.

Per a recent study by Vault, more women than men participate in long-term relationships in the office while more men than women are more likely to have casual encounters with colleagues. Read more

New Survey Reveals 30 Percent of Office Romances Resulted in Marriage

This just in…move over Match.com, step aside HowAboutWe. If you’re looking for romance this Valentine’s Day, it might be found in your very own office.

According to a new Careerbuilder survey, 39 percent of participating employees mentioned they dated a co-worker at least once during their career. Not only that, but wedding bells rang for 30 percent of people who dated a co-worker! Not too shabby odds, eh? In fact, most respondents indicated they were open about their office romance and didn’t keep it hidden. Read more

Freelancers Find ‘Coffice Romance’ Via Coffee Shops

Ever heard of the term “coffice romance?” You have now.

It’s no surprise when freelancers lack an office, they head to the local coffee shop to work. And just like a “real” office, sparks may begin to fly.

For instance, today’s New York Post focuses on a freelance writer who worked at her local cafe before being approached by a guy about the book she was reading for research. Well, they hit it off, went out that night and moved from the cafe to a local bar. Read more