Can a Workplace Crush Cost Me a Promotion?

- By

This woman has a work related situation she really needed some help with. She spoke with Black Voices’ Judy Smith. Check out her dilemma below: 

Question: I worked at a department stores in Manhattan until my mom got cancer. Now that Mom is in remission, I am going back to work, but I have a problem. One of the Assistant Store Managers was really great about letting me ask questions, learn about what he does, helping me when I needed it, and even just joke around. He always treated me and my coworkers with respect. However, before I left, some of my coworkers, supervisors, and department managers mentioned a belief that I may be personally attracted to this ASM. While he is a nice guy, he is my manager and I try to keep things professional between us. I don’t know how to handle this, especially since I will be looking for a promotion in the near future, and I don’t want these rumors to hurt my chances at getting it. Would you please help?

See what Judy Smith had to say in response at Black Voices.com. 

More on Madame Noire!

TRENDING ON MADAMENOIRE
Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN