First off, that’s not what Linked In is for, says April Masini, an etiquette and relationship expert.“[On Linked In] people should pretend they’re in a conference room before flirting, and then decide if what they’re about to say is best left unsaid — or better said in person, over lunch or on a weekend, where there’s no mistaking work for pleasure.” Besides, you could be hitting on someone who isn’t available, warns dating and relationship coach John Keegan.Despite her open mind, countless efforts and massive network of friends, Mr. Except on Linked In, where Katie spends much of her day looking for business leads.When she first came across the profile of Nick Doble, an area manager at Booking.com, she sent him a Linked In invitation to connect with the intention of doing business together.After the pair exchanged several messages on Linked In and Marcus did some due diligence — such as finding Alda’s photo online — he invited her to bat a few balls around on a local tennis court. The two, both based in Texas, hit it off, and have been dating ever since.In July, a UK marketing executive’s comments went viral after shaming a man who tried to ask her out for a date via Linked In, a professional-networking site that currently boasts more than 450 million members.Do let us know which is your favorite below in the comments section!
The headline is possibly the most important part on your Linked In profile.
When Andrew Marcus, the 27-year-old CEO and founder of My Tennis Lessons.com, was in need of a new tennis pro for his sports coaching startup in 2013, he immediately logged on to Linked In.
He was cruising members with the proper credentials when he happened upon Rosalia Lopez de Alda, a 26-year-old professional tennis player with the Women’s Tennis Association — the same group to which Serena and Venus Williams belong.
“While anything goes in dating, dating from Linked In can be a shot in the dark.
You don’t know who is single and who isn’t,” he says, explaining that with Linked In, all you’re getting is an idea of an individual’s focus in life and what they have achieved professionally.