Start Dating colleague case study

Dating colleague case study

You can't just walk away and not see that person again.” Ready to make your move? Plan it for the next day or a few days later and make it a sit-down restaurant (no, your go-to sub shop doesn't count).

So just as you shouldn’t start the relationship by heading to the bedroom, you also shouldn't get ahead of yourself planning your retirement together.

If you’re both open to exploring the possibility of a relationship, think about things in slow motion, says Bartell.

“It’s going to seem like you’re behaving inappropriately,” adds Bartell.

Instead, simply start talking to the person while you’re waiting for coffee, when you pass each other in the halls, or at the beginning of meetings.

Depending on your company’s rules regarding romance, whether or not you keep your relationship under wraps will vary.

But if you’re not required to put it out in the open, it could be a good idea to keep things quiet for a month or so, says Bartell.

A good lunch allows for conversation about the things you both enjoy—and a chance to find out what overlaps (and what your next date might be). Don’t forget to brush up on your style game with these 20 Shirts Women Can’t Resist.