"I think we should start seeing other people."
You've probably heard this line before if you've ever gone through a break up. And if you have, you probably know what it really means: "I think I should start seeing other people, but you shouldn't." Relationships are a tricky business.
Don't worry, this site isn't turning into a dating advice column. Relationship advice is actually very important for job seekers when dealing with networking contacts. You have to pick and choose the individuals you connect with carefully, or else you could be in for a wild ride. In his book "It's Not Just Who You Know," Tommy Spaulding, former CEO of Up With The People, talks about the potential pitfalls that can arise from relationships. He offers some relationship warning signs that can easily be applied to your career networking: