My boss is dating an employee
Since people are flying in from across the country anyway, the meeting has typically been held at an all-inclusive resort hotel outside the country (e.g.Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and a couple other spots). Plane travel arrangements are handled by our company’s travel coordinator.Power and authority can also make someone seem much more attractive – most people had a crush on a teacher when they were at school but never followed it through because they knew it was not allowed.Once you are an adult a potential relationship with your boss may not necessarily have the same forbidden quality, but it is something you should consider very carefully as it could have long term consequences on both your careers.This is also just a crappy thing to do — to require you to attend a work event outside the country and then try to stick you with the cost of an international plane ticket if you end up moving on before then (and not give you an out if you don’t want to agree to those terms).In any case, I suspect it’s utterly unenforceable anyway, so if I were you, I’d just ignore it.
When she sends us the information regarding our flights, there is always a note in her email stating something to the effect of: “If you resign prior to the trip, you will be responsible for reimbursing the company for the cost of the airline ticket.
Your co-workers may be ok at the beginning about you and your boss being close but over time you may find that they start getting jealous because they interpret any good praise or treatment you get as suspicious rather than something you have earned.
This can work the other way too and they think that you only work as hard as you do because you want to impress the boss.
Company policy – Some companies actually have a policy to deter relationships between bosses and workers from arising and you may both find yourself on the receiving end of disciplinary procedures if your relationship comes to light.
Given the current job market it is a good idea to check the company’s policy and put the welfare of your career and position ahead of any feelings you have for one another unless you are sure they are serious.