As for having an affair with a subordinate, it’s definitely a bad idea.
Do you really want to ruin an existing relationship, on top of all the other problems inherent in a boss/employee tryst?
How will you really know if their closeness with you is authentic?
You Put Your Lover’s Reputation at Risk You and the subordinate you’re dating may genuinely fall in love.
Don’t Let the Relationship Affect Work Never show favouritism only to your beloved.
Conversely they could exploit you merely to advance their own interests.
By Mark Swartz On Valentine’s Day and other romantic occasions, it’s traditional to shower your beloved with gifts. Even if the feelings are reciprocal and you’re being discreet (or think you are) about dating a subordinate, it’s a relationship fraught with perils.
Complications arise when you deliver these expressions of intimacy to your special someone – and you’re their boss!
Be Discreet Trying to hide your romance isn’t a great idea. At that point your staff and upper management will see you as deceitful.
On the other hand, flaunting your fling will surely rankle others.