Thanks to technology, more and more tech junkies are using the benefits and access of a smartphone to solve the personal and professional problems of today’s workers.According to Pew Research Center, one in five adults ages 25-34 have used online dating and nearly 67 percent of Americans are smartphone owners.
Employee oriented, forward thinking workplaces recognize that one of the places that employees meet their eventual spouse or partner is at work.(Image: File) Looking for both employment and a significant other can be a full-time job within itself.With studies showing that a growing number of professionals worldwide are working more than the standard 40-hour work week, it’s clear that finding the time for dating and new job prospects is quickly becoming more of a difficult task.Once you match you can talk in six-second memos and the more you talk the more time you unlock for chatting and developing a relationship.The winning team talked about the inspiration behind the app: “We were inspired by RLSB’s Kevin Satizabal who is blind and talked to us about his dating experiences – he said you fall in love with the voice first, there’s so much richness and intonation within a voice that gives clues to a person’s personality.Playing musical chairs with direct reports does not solve the ethical issues that come with this interoffice romance.
As owners, both of you are responsible for setting the tone for the organization and for modeling behavior expected of all employees.
For us this seemed like a great way to connect all people, not just those with vision impairment.” The challenges we set are based on real life problems faced by blind people; at present, a majority of vision impaired people fail to develop a positive nurturing relationship and nine out of 10 people who lose their sight in youth will not work for more than six months of their lives.
Tom Pey, Chief Executive of RLSB, speaks about the importance of the event: “We know from experience that with technological advances and developments comes increased independence and confidence for vision-impaired people.
He says that since both parties are single, and the relationship is consensual, it’s a private matter.
I told him I’d check with our attorney about potential legal issues, but I’m concerned that this is an ethics minefield. A: There are numerous ethical issues involved in an owner or CEO or, really, any manager dating an employee.
Workplace friendships flow naturally into personal lives.