Tom Sorensen | NPAworldwide

Are you looking for love 
on LinkedIn?




You may ask if looking for love on LinkedIn is different from flirting at the office or trying to pick up a date at the company’s annual outing.

There may be romantic chemistry or mutual attraction, but all of them might get you fired and your professional reputation ruined.

There are occasional reports and anecdotes scattered across online forums, social media, and blog posts about individuals attempting to use LinkedIn for dating. 

These stories often highlight the inappropriate or unwelcome nature of such advances and the negative reactions they may receive from others on the platform.

However, it's crucial to emphasize that as far as we know these anecdotes represent isolated incidents rather than a widespread or accepted practice. 

Using it for personal and romantic purposes can be seen as inappropriate and may not be well-received by other users.


What does LinkedIn say about it?

By using LinkedIn for purposes other than professional networking you may violate the platform's terms of service. This could result in penalties, including account suspension or removal.

Read the LinkedIn policy statement here. 


Is your professional reputation important?

Mixing personal and professional spheres on LinkedIn can impact your professional reputation. Continue reading…


What is on social media?

To find the most current anecdotes or stories related to using LinkedIn as a dating site, you may want to check recent discussions on social media platforms, forums, or blogs. Continue reading…


How hot should your LinkedIn photo be?

LinkedIn is not the place to post a selfie of yourself in Speedos swimwear and a lizard on top of your head. Yes, true, I know a LinkedIn profile just like that. 

Get the best 5 tips for the kind of photo you need. Continue reading…


Don’t be a moron

Explore other platforms that are specifically designed for dating if you are looking to make personal connections. Continue reading…


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