But a lot of companies don't let the rank and file decide--they adopt policies that ban or limit workplace dating--all in the name of lowering liability.
Enforcing these policies can take their toll on a company. Earlier this year, Best Buy's chief executive, Brian Dunn, stepped down after an investigation by the board discovered he had shown "extremely poor judgment" with a 29-year-old female employee.
Even more shocking is that 40% of those 18-29 year olds would date their supervisors.
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.
Made in China, the app recently came under fire for being a potential risk to phone security because of its sweeping access to phone information, requiring far more permissions to use compared to similar apps like Instagram and Prism.
Security experts discovered that the app had been sending back private information to IP addresses in China, but the company says that the data they collect is solely to optimize its performance and features.
She said: “He was very charming when we met, he said all the right things and I quickly fell in love with him.“It was my first experience of internet dating after separating from my husband seven years ago.
Many employers see the idea of employees dating one another as potentially threatening productivity or even opening up too much liability for the employer. First, let’s look at some of the most common reasons employers may desire to curb employees’ desire for one another.
Ms Mitchell, 56, a clerical worker from Hamilton, handed over her life savings to security guard Rae.
His lie was uncovered when a colleague of Ms Mitchell’s daughter showed her a photo of her sister’s boyfriend – and it turned out to be Rae.
Similar complaints of cultural appropriation were leveled at a museum in Boston for allowing visitors to wear Japanese kimonos and even at a Korean model who wore the costume of a Mexican video game character.
The controversy is also reminiscent of one last year in which Snapchat was accused of being “flat-out racist” after it released an Asian art-inspired filter that replaced users’ eyes with narrow lines and chubby cheeks.