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I think the partner on my team is hitting on me... nothing too inappropriate at this point but I'm not sure what to do. Help?

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I've experienced this before. My best advice is to send the signal that you're not interested and if he (I'm assuming) doesn't pick up on it, bring it up gently with a more senior colleague whom you trust.

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Some people would say go straight to HR (or your firm's equivalent). I'm not sure that's the best solution at this stage; see if you can nip things in the bud politely and avoid potential conflict. Of course, if it doesn't work, you can always escalate, but it's harder to deescalate.

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For the even more passive approach, get a photo of you and whoever you like (friend, your SO, sibling??) hugging and frame it on your desk. Make sure partner sees it.

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