The reason: an internal inquiry into his relationship with a 26-year-old female employee. As companies grow and add employees, you will often see signs of budding workplace relationships.
This can be especially true in high-growth companies that demand long work hours and tend to hire more single employees.
This is probably not the first and certainly not the last romance between a tech CEO and a tech scion.What's surprising here is how very little Dell has changed since her costly social media disasters. in August, 2012 when her lackadaisical approach to privacy, which included GPS-enabled tweets and exact dates, times, and locations of where her parents would be, jeopardized a family security detail that regulatory filings confirm cost her father en route to Fiji in the family jet in front of a breakfast buffet fit for a Kim Jong Un.It won’t always be easy, but if you’re flexible, open to spirited debate, and intent on maintaining your independence, you can have a long, happy relationship.Chas Rampenthal is general counsel and vice president of product development at Legal Zoom. Fw-300 #ya-qn-sort h2 /* Breadcrumb */ #ya-question-breadcrumb #ya-question-breadcrumb i #ya-question-breadcrumb a #bc .ya-q-full-text, .ya-q-text #ya-question-detail h1 html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-text html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] #ya-question-detail h1, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] #ya-question-detail h1 #Stencil .
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He's also a former talk radio host (KTLK AM 1150 at Clear Channel) and an entrepreneur himself, as the founder of Legal Endeavor.
As the old saying goes "you don't dip your pen in the company ink." In other words, you shouldn't get into a dating or sexual relationship with a co-worker.
According to a Career Builder survey, interoffice dating has a fairly high success rate--of the 38% of people surveyed that dated a co-worker at least once, 31% went on to marry that co-worker! If you believe the stats of new employees entering the workforce, it might seem so.
But a lot of companies don't let the rank and file decide--they adopt policies that ban or limit workplace dating--all in the name of lowering liability.
If you spend a little more time away from the office and your coworkers, you might give Cupid a chance to improve his aim.