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Rules for dating your coworker

Oh, John loves that place."But if you were chummy before, don't ignore him now — that draws more attention than the occasional friendly moments does.

doing it on your boss's desk while he or she is in the Hamptons.

Dipping your pen in the company inkwell may not be exactly in the modern workplace, but most of us have dipped at least once.

Just say "I wanted to let you know Brad and I are dating.

If you're gonna dip your pen in the company inkwell, you MUST do it right.

Again, that is the risk of mixing business with pleasure.4.

When it comes to coitus with a cubicle colleague, the secrecy is undeniably at least half its provocative appeal.

Obviously you should risk less for a one-night stand than for a chance at true love, which comes along less often than a charming little watering hole or a decent job offer…3.

If you decide to take the risk, then set some boundaries and come to a few understandings.

resize=480:*" / If you're crushing on a colleague, you're not alone: A Career survey found that 40 percent of workers have dated someone on the job during their career, proving that it's a hookup hot spot, albeit one with parameters.

Just coupled up with a coworker like Glee costars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith or are thinking about making a move?

Obviously, there are myriad reasons not to dispatch a company-wide memo after the first interlude: If it ends within two weeks, you do not want everyone else feeling awkward; it is infinitely easier to abscond to the copier room for a quickie if no one suspects your motives; perhaps it is frowned upon by your HR department; perhaps you're new at the company and don't want your reputation marred early on; or maybe you don't want all the office gossips spying on those awkward first few conversations at the water cooler.