Cork speed dating is a great night out as long as you prepare properly in advance. Making sure you have a list of questions to ask is the ideal way to make sure that you don’t end up with any awkward silences when you are speaking to a potential match.
When you are creating your list of questions – or even if you make them up as you go along during your speed dating event – it is useful to remember that this is not a job interview! You really want to get to know the person you are talking to in a very short amount of time, so wasting questions is not a good idea. You won’t get the full picture. Plus, if the same old questions come up at table after table, the person you are speaking to may not remember you that well. Remember at a UK speed dating event there are potentially dozens of people to talk to in one evening. So why not try to make your questions a little different? Instead of asking what they do for a living, ask them what their proudest achievement at work was. This tells you what they do, and gives you an insight into some of the things that are important to them. Instead of asking what they like to eat, ask what three items of food they would take to a desert island. Or who they would invite to a dinner party, and what they would cook (and why). These questions make you stand out from the crowd and give you a chance for some fun as well.
At Ditch or Date Ltd we organised the best Cork speed dating events, and you can see why at https://www.ditchordate.com. There are many different events taking place across the country, and we would love you to attend. Find out more by calling 0191 486 2328, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.