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Discussion on: What should I do when I get hit on by colleagues?

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Kim Arnett 

That's tough. Sorry you have to deal with this.

In my experience its best to ignore it, if it's persistent then what Jess said, "Thanks, but our relationship is strictly professional.". If it continues on, you could try talking to them about it on the side.

If it ever crosses into sexual harassment though, please take action by contacting your manager, or getting HR involved as a last resort. (HR is rarely on your side, so that's why I say last resort).

Honestly, you're going to burn bridges along the way. Some people will get upset and lash out if their ignored, others will take the hint and move on. I understand where you're coming from, but better to have that bridge burned than to be in a situation where you're not comfortable. Good luck <3