If someone reaches out to you on Linked In and you don’t have any certainty of their intentions, how do you know if it’s a date or a networking opportunity?
Alice Jones, 23, says she had one such confusing interaction. Still unclear.”Steve Dean, an online dating consultant and founder of Dateworking warns against the overlap of professional networking and dating: “Calling Linked In a dating platform would poison the well, metaphorically, leading to an exodus of users who have neither the time nor the emotional stamina to fend off barrages of unwanted suitors.”But it’s not always a bad thing.
“The hottest guy from my high school slid into my Linked In DMs. For Emilia and Dave, Linked In was the first step to finding a long-term romantic relationship.
He lives in NYC too, so he reached out to me being like, ‘OMG, I heard you live here too, we should get together sometime and grab a coffee,’” she recalls. Does he actually wanna professionally connect, or is he trying to bang? As Emilia was approaching graduation from the University of Connecticut, she realized she had no idea how to get the professional experience required to qualify for an MBA program.
It was from these uncertain beginnings that Dana Incorporated emerged as one of the world’s most influential automotive suppliers.
Founded on Spicer’s designs, and fueled by the business acumen of attorney, politician, and financier Charles Dana, the company proceeded to expand its product array, technological expertise, and geographic scope throughout the century.
But when we spoke to both male and female Linked In users who claimed they had been approached on the site, most of them also expressed that they no longer saw it as a safe space devoid of sexual tension.
Which is fair: Once the line between what Linked In is designed for (professional networking) and what some people seem to be using it for (dating) becomes blurred, things can get pretty complicated.
“He came over for literally no reason the other night and told me everything,” she tells “We wound up going for a walk and then sitting on our apartment roof for a while.
I then get a weird message on Linked In the next day—he clearly didn’t want his wife to know he was chatting up girls.
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