Sexual Harassment Training Firm Issues "5 Warnings for Office Romance" Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine's Day encourages public demonstrations and declarations of love and affection, which could potentially cause trouble at the office. In its Valentine's Day Sexual Harassment report, DB Pargman Consulting LLC offers 5 practical considerations managers and employees should weigh when involved in an office romance or when observing one.

DB Pargman Consulting LLC (http://www.dbpargman.com) a national HR consulting firm specializing in Sensitivity and Anti-Harassment training announces the publication of "5 Warnings for Office Romance" just in time for Valentine’s Day. The popular February holiday encourages public demonstrations and declarations of love and affection, which could potentially cause trouble at the office. The recent publication provides 5 practical considerations managers and employees should weigh when involved in an office romance or observing one.

Founder and CEO Deena Pargman, Ph.D. says, “Be practical, with so much time spent at the office and so few other places where we spend significant amounts of time – the office is a prime place to meet that special person. It’s no surprise that co-workers can become prime Valentine’s Day candidates. However, sex, dating, and/or romantic involvement do not mix well with career, job, and employment.”

The report (available in video or printable format at http://DBPtraining.com/valentine provides specific guidance for HR professionals and those who might find themselves sharing the love at the office this Valentine’s Day. Dr. Pargman notes “Chocolate . . . Cards . . . Roses . . . and Cupid – aiming an arrow . . . right through the heart of your career.” Particular caution is offered to couples in consensual otherwise happy relationships whose interaction may be problematic to third parties.

DB Pargman Consulting LLC is a leading specialized provider of both reactive and proactive employment practices loss control services including One-to-One Executive Sensitivity Training and Group Diversity & Sensitivity Training. When an organization and it’s Key People face conflicts, accusations, or potential litigation relating to diversity or sensitivity issues, DB Pargman provides prompt and remedial responses that meet expectations of legal compliance, and perhaps more importantly, restore and enhance the performance of Key People. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, DBP serves a national client base of medium to large size businesses and governmental agencies. More information at http://www.dbpargman.com.

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