No dating policy
It's not good for the company, the manager, the employee, or the employee's coworkers. And this holds for employees who date managers in another department.The relationship, or frequently former relationship, limits how you as a manager can promote, or utilize the talents of, a subordinate.According to a Career Builder survey, interoffice dating has a fairly high success rate--of the 38% of people surveyed that dated a co-worker at least once, 31% went on to marry that co-worker! If you believe the stats of new employees entering the workforce, it might seem so.
In a poorer scenario, the relationship would end badly, one of the employees could claim that the relationship was non-consensual, or that sexual harassment existed.The reason: an internal inquiry into his relationship with a 26-year-old female employee. As companies grow and add employees, you will often see signs of budding workplace relationships.This can be especially true in high-growth companies that demand long work hours and tend to hire more single employees.When your routine is work-sleep-work, going out to date does not seem like a real option for many.According to the Career Builder survey, some industries are more prone to inter-office dating than others.