For as long as there have been men and women, there has been the desire to meet that special someone.
Superiors should be very careful about initiating relationships with those who report to them.
Not only is there an inherent inequity in the relationship for the one who is dating their boss, but if things go sour, the boss leaves herself or himself open to whispers or even outright accusations of sexual harassment.
Etiquette advises having a plan in place before approaching a person to ask for a date.
Rather than saying “Do you want to hang out sometime?
Once an online chat has been initiated, the next step is to move on to phone conversations, and finally a meeting in a public place.