Over the last four years, he estimates he’s gotten 10 jobs through dating apps. Within a 6-minute span recently, two Bumble matches reached out over Instagram Using dating apps like Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid and websites to network — and in some cases even land a job — may be an unconventional approach, but it’s slowly becoming more common.
Dating sites make their money off people looking for love, but at least some users hope that their dates will end not with kisses, but with job offers or business propositions.
Still, at the end of the date the man handed her his business card, which said “singer, songwriter, actor and gentleman.” “I didn’t know what I was supposed to do with that,” she said.
And she wasn’t sure how many of those monikers she actually agreed with.
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