Honestly, it’s a win-win if you use Linked In for dating; if you are great together, great- if you’re not meant for each other, maybe you can do business together.It won’t be easy to find a date on Linked In, but it’s not easy to find a date anywhere.

No harm in that- why not use each other as connections and references in the future? Just because two people aren’t meant for each other doesn't mean they shouldn’t be respectful of each other and help each other out if need be. You know they’re serious people capable of commitment (or can’t commit to a goldfish) This is Linked In, not Club Penguin; people are on Linked In because they’re serious about furthering their careers and advancing themselves in any way they can.

They’re also totally capable of commitment (that’s for you ladies out there); see that one guy?

When you encounter someone on a dating site, it’s hard to do background checks; it’s not like they’ve got their own Wikipedia page and tons of content written about them.

With Linked In, you get a good overview of their career and education, which can say a lot about them; you might not find honest details like that on someone’s dating profile.

Eventually, you find yourself sneaking phone calls to your bestie or cutting your conversations and text marathons short. Because your partner has the potential to be controlling and possessive, and you'd rather not deal with the drama.

There are numerous indicators that are characteristic of this type of person: keeping tabs on your schedule, your friends, and giving you the third degree whenever you hang out without them, says Dr. In addition, this controlling behavior could be stemming from anger management issues, and be the beginning signs of an abuser*.

Yeah, he’s had three great jobs and each one has lasted longer than 5 years - sounds like this gentleman knows how to commit.

Checking out someone’s work history can give you an idea for who they are as a partner, whether it is in business or in love- if they’ve had tons of jobs in the past few years, they may be qualified for the job (i.e., a great partner), but they’re not into long-term commitment (relationships with them never last). They could be the source of your success Let’s say you’ve found someone on Linked In who you’d like to date, and you manage to set up a meeting without sounding overly creepy.

When you think about it for a moment, there are more than a couple solid reasons to use Linked In to find or vet a date; in fact, here is a list of seven reasons why you need to use Linked In for dating. (Relatively) Honest Profiles When you visit someone’s dating profile, you never know what’s real or factual and what’s not; they’re there to get a date, and people will embellish at length in order to get what they want.