Aren’t there rules about getting too close at work?
If there are, most people aren’t following them. A recent survey conducted by LinkedIn found that 95% of working professionals believe it’s a good idea to be friends with co-workers, and 63% hang out outside of the office.
Welcome to the workplace of 2019, where personal relationships between co-workers are the norm, and even romantic liaisons aren’t necessarily frowned upon. In fact, many employers actually have policies around colleagues dating, which varies from company to company.
Engage HR Consultant and assistant general counsel, Vanessa Matsis-McCready is quoted in the NY Post.