Office Romance

A Date at Waterloo Station

Chris Rooney | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

Daisy from Marketing had agreed to have a drink with me, with the proviso that she still makes the 19.37 from Waterloo to Clapham Junction. I suggested the bar at the station. On arrival, it seemed a poor choice. It was a charmless drinking-hole, loaded with dark mysticism and sorrow - a locale with the frosty charm of Superman's Fortress of Solitude.

I Used a Training Course as an Opportunity to Flirt

Chris Rooney | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

When I think of the good people at work, I think of my colleague Jess. I would say she has saved me. Not in a Coldplay way - it is more practical than that. She has saved me from boredom. The banking sector is no fun unless you have collaborators, indeed, you cannot make it alone.

6 Tips For Handling An Office Romance (Without Losing Your Job)

The Huffington Post UK | Libby Banks | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dating a co-worker is not for the faint of heart, but despite the emotional upheaval and professional risks, it's becoming the workplace norm. Res...

I Tried to Chat Up a Colleague in the Lift

Chris Rooney | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

On the same floor yet light years away, Marketing is the department with the best women - knowingly beautiful, charming, and ostentatious. Naturally, not a one had ever displayed the slightest interest in me.

The Time I Tried to Reinvent Myself

Chris Rooney | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Rooney

Looking up, she gasped, "what happened to your face?" "This?" I said, stroking my three day beard... "Is this because Charlotte knocked you back?" "No, of course not. I'm just trying something new. I wish to reboot myself, as it were. I want to be reborn as a grittier, edgier version of me. Dark and brooding, I am going to be the Christian Bale of HR."

Making Light Work of Dating

Karl Gregory | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karl Gregory

At match we've had office romances among our staff and never found it compromised people's professionalism or ability to do their job. It had quite the opposite effect and we found that when relationships developed into long-term partnerships it resulted in happier and more relaxed employees.

Office Dating: You Had Me At ';)'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Halt! Before you hit the send button on that email, you might want to have a think about the kind of messages you're giving off. Office romances ar...

Where to Meet Your Next Lover: The Workplace

The Guyliner | Posted 20.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Lonely? Not really lying when you tell friends you're washing your hair tonight? Got nothing on your bedside table but a well-thumbed copy of the TV guide with all your favourite programmes circled? I hear you. Isn't it time you met somebody?

If Office CCTV Cameras Could Talk...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Your office CCTV cameras could make for more interesting viewing than you might think as a survey reveals that one in ten employees has had sex in the...

The Office Christmas Party Etiquette: The Do's And Don'ts

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

As millions of Brits look forward to their work Christmas party over the coming weeks, one in four will be blissfully unaware that a cheeky kiss under...