Just like talking about your ex on a first date, this is a really bad place to start. Here are 10 ways in which dating and the job-search process are the same. Advice on dating and interviewing comes down to being aware of how you come . By Christian Gollayan.
First dates can be rough—the nerves, the excitement, the bouts of self-doubt and the what-if questions… What if I get spinach in my teeth? There are a lot of parallels between job hunting and dating. For starters, both require you to make a deliberate search and hope to be invited for a date/ interview. There are a lot of parallels between job hunting and dating.
Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. It sounds strange, but approaching dating like a job interview could be the key to finding your ideal match. Dating and interviewing for jobs: Aside from being stressful and potentially awkward, the two might seem to have no correlation.
So you're meeting an internet stranger in a bar and, naturally, you want to gauge right away if they could be a serial killer. Maybe the dude in question posted only one Tinder picture wherein his eyes were visible, and that single shot betrayed a sort of emotional dead zone; maybe the woman you've been chatting with keeps bringing the conversation back to unsolved murders and the different kinds of knots she can tie sounds like a keeper, tbh. Maybe you want to just very quickly pin down whether or not this stranger is danger, so you hit them with a bunch of rapid-fire questions to establish a context, a background, a few opportunities to fact-check the information they've previously divulged over text. But before you know it, the first date starts feeling like an interviewor a quiz, and your date seems miffed.
The only thing worse than a first date is a job interview. Forget simply falling in love. According to some headhunters, the secret to finding “the one” in NYC is to treat it like a numbers game.
First dates can be rough—the nerves, the excitement, the bouts of self-doubt and the what-if questions What if I get spinach in my teeth?.
Hands down, the most effective way to conceptualize dating is to view it as informational interviewing. Don't confuse this with testing your date.
But before you know it, the first date starts feeling like an interview, or a SawYouatSinai Senior Matchmaker and Dating Coach, tells Bustle.