23 December, 2008

10 things to know before having sex with your boss

There isn't the taboo there was in years past. Just make sure you go into it with your eyes open, with these tips

1. Try to be objective. Is it your boss that you want or a power trip? Sex with management can be a huge ego boost, not to mention the chance to max out the company credit card after “working late” on that all-important presentation. But peel away the perks and what exactly are you left with?

2. Still love is it? Think of the number of people that you have dated in your life versus the number of people that you have settled down with. The odds that it is the real thing this time are not good, are they?

3. “But,” you protest, “we've got so much in common.” You do. You really do. Your job, your tea break, your colleagues, and the fact that you both work 14 hours a day.

4. Which means that neither of you has the opportunity to instigate, or sustain, a relationship with someone outside office hours. No wonder so many companies have relaxed their policies on office romance.

5. If you are both single, your relationship is unlikely to be a problem. Most companies recognise that four out of every ten people meet their spouse at the office. However, if one or other of you is married, expect universal disapproval, a transfer, or, possibly, your P45. Read more >>

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