The actual number of people involved in workplace romances may be higher than you imagine.62% of workers say they’ve gotten romantic with a coworker. With 38 percent of American workers admitting they have dated a co-worker during their career, there is obviously something to the whole love at the office topic.In fact, regular parts of your life may be enough to get things going with a co-worker.
Why it matters to your business: More than one-third of employees aren’t sure if there’s a company policy about dating at the office.
Women were more likely than men to date someone with a higher position at the company than them.
The hospitality industry led all job titles for workplace romance, with a full 47 percent of workers in this field who have dated a co-worker.
Attitudes toward workplace romance are changing -- at least for Millennial employees.
A whopping 84 percent of workers ages 18-29 say they would have a romantic relationship with a co-worker, compared to just 36 percent of Generation X workers (ages 30-46) and 29 percent of Boomers (age 47-66), according to a recent Workplace Options survey.