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Office Mate: The Employee Handbook for Finding--and Managing--Romance on the Job

By Stephanie Losee and Helaine Olen

Adams Media; 236 pages

Don't dip your pen in the inkwell, the saying goes. Don't fish off the company pier, says another. The common wisdom is that office romance--usually furtive, often forbidden--can be career suicide. But these thoughtful authors make a persuasive case that it's smart for today's single co-workers to mix: "We think office romance has gotten a bad rap," Losee and Olen write. "We think its time has come. In fact, the greatest pool of potential mates is not online, not in...

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