How to respond when your boss flirts with you?

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  1. stricktlydating profile image82
    stricktlydatingposted 6 years ago

    How to respond when your boss flirts with you?

  2. msorensson profile image71
    msorenssonposted 6 years ago

    It depends on how you feel and the structure of your organization, as well as your attachment to your job..........I assume that you are both single and unattached..

  3. flikabing profile image62
    flikabingposted 6 years ago

    let him be...But, if he is already married and you are also committed, stay away!

    But if you're both free, then go for it if you like him too!!! smile

  4. Jaggedfrost profile image75
    Jaggedfrostposted 6 years ago

    lol set the standard for him having anything to do with you so high he would have to quit and get a better job in order to match it.  Hitting on an employee is too easy but its creepy.

  5. Dave Mathews profile image61
    Dave Mathewsposted 6 years ago

    As a man in the workforce, I never had to face this problem.

  6. rlaha profile image68
    rlahaposted 6 years ago

    If your boss flirts with you, and you feel that it is unwanted attention he is giving you (that is, you feel uncomfortable with it), then let him know how you feel about it. If he gets the picture, he will stop doing it. However, if he doesn't get it and continues do flirt with you, you might have to go over his head (if possible) to get him to stop. If it gets to the point where you cannot take it anymore, I'd look for a new job. Good luck!

  7. nihar2 profile image60
    nihar2posted 6 years ago

    if she would be a damn good looking boss.. and everyone in the office wanna romance with her, and i would be the one she flirts with, then she is allowed to do anything wink

  8. lifeinprime profile image64
    lifeinprimeposted 6 years ago

    It happened once when I was in my late 20s.  My female boss put her stockinged foot between my crotch.  While tempted, I looked her straight in the eye and threatened to tell her supervisor if she continued.  Perhaps I was bold, as it was my second job.  My marriage was already on the skids, as she (ex) had cheated.  But two wrongs don't make a right.

  9. Yaduvanshi profile image52
    Yaduvanshiposted 6 years ago

    Be practical in approach thats it if like respond else regret it

  10. glmclendon profile image59
    glmclendonposted 6 years ago

    I would let the boss know I have a wife, whom I love to the max.

    Stay Well

  11. Cardisa profile image92
    Cardisaposted 6 years ago

    I would say to always be as professional and polite as possible. Never let them realize you know that they are actually flirting or you can just ignore the flirt without being rude. I think after a while they will get the message.

    If he/she comes all out and say what he/she feels then you have to let them know that you would rather, for both your sakes and the sake of the business, it be better that your relationship remain strictly professional. You must explain that having a relationship with the boss can only spell trouble on several levels:

    (1) Other employees may lose respect for the boss and you
    (2) Customers will start to feel uneasy if they get to know what's going on
    (3) It could be distracting to you to have a relationship in the office
    (4) If the relationship does not work out it would be almost impossible to work together
    (5) your job is very important to your and you would not like to jeopardize that

 
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