"We took things slowly because we were both very aware that we worked in the same office," she remembers.
But the caution was worth it: Five years after that first date, he proposed.
But they exchanged a few texts, then graduated to friendly lunches.
Eventually Matt asked Sarah on a date, and they talked for so long that the sushi restaurant had to kick them out.
You should rely on your successes and networking to help you get ahead.3.
Find out what the policy is on inter-office dating.
Most medium- to large-sized companies have legal guidelines for romance between coworkers.
You will probably have had the opportunity to study this person quite closely before starting to date them. What do you expect the company will think about a romance between you?
Work is a way of test-driving a potential partner (ie getting to know them) before taking the plunge and asking them out. Etiquette: Dating a work colleague requires a good amount of old-fashioned social etiquette, not because it will make you any more attractive but because it will make the whole process a lot more comfortable and a lot less difficult, if and when the whole thing ends. Working with someone means forging an effective relationship.