Stephanie Losee and Helaine Olen, authors of “Office Mate: The Employee Handbook for Finding—and Managing—Romance on the Job
,” think that the office is exactly where you should be looking for a partner. Olen explained, “The office is the village of the 21st century. It's a great place to find romance because everyone has been vetted by Human Resources—the matchmaker of the office.” Furthermore, the women say that productivity goes up when couples are happy at the office. But make sure to follow their guidelines before selecting an office mate. For example, do you share interests beyond the mission of the company?