Dating a Coworker: Online Dating and the Workplace

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Dating a Coworker

Have you ever considered dating a coworker? Some people make it work in the best possible way and for others, workplace dating spells disaster. Niche dating sites are always keen to capitalize on untapped markets. The new dating app, Feeld, focuses on dating at work. Does dating a coworker work? Keep reading to find out.

In her recent article, “Online Dating Tries to Flirt With the Workplace,” Julie Beck introduces Feeld. This dating app now has a function that will tell coworkers whether their office crushes are mutual. Interested in dating a coworker? This app could make it less awkward.

Where Online Dating and Work Meet

But Beck doesn't stop there. She uses this new dating app as a jumping off point. She goes on to explore how tech is affecting the intersection of work and dating. In her opinion, the always-on potential of work and dating via our devices only serves to exacerbate “that "perpetual sense of possibility." And with that, the possibility of disappointment. Read the full article here.

Ultimately, we're not sure if online dating at work is a good thing. What do you think? Could dating and work be combined beneficially via tech? Is dating a coworker a good or bad idea? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below. Maybe you're interested in dating sites based on profession? Click to see the top Professional Dating Sites.

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Jonathan DeLong
Jonathan DeLong is hooked on tech, and has been working with startups and entrepreneurs for the last decade. With experience building global cross-functional teams for enterprise and infrastructure providers, to seeing garage-based startups from their ‘fast-pitches’ thru launch, he truly believes anything is possible. Often giving his time freely to both emerging entrepreneurs and philanthropy, Jonathan’s heart is as big as they come. When not deep in strategy and API based business models, you will find him swimming, on a road bike, or simply traveling globally. A San Francisco native and a graduate of the University of California in Santa Barbara, Jonathan currently lives on a sailboat in Oakland, California. Learn more on Jonathan's founder's blog: