(Closed) How unprofessional would this be…? Advice wanted, please.

posted 6 years ago in Career
Post # 3
423 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I’m not sure – not very good at these things, but I think that sending him the email would be an awesome start – maybe add something at the end that is a touch more personal?  Like about hoping his injury improves?  Then see how / if he replies?


Post # 5
838 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

ooh,definately mention his foot,it opens the door for more personal conversations to get going. Good luck and let us know how it goes!

Post # 6
271 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Keep us updated I’m interested πŸ™‚

Post # 7
2793 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Your instinct is almost always correct! Do it! Can’t pass up the chance at a good smelling man! πŸ™‚

Post # 8
2695 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

Sounds promising, e-mail would be perfect. Keep us posted!

Post # 9
5273 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

While I don’t think any of his actions said “I’m interested” – why not send him a friendly email and try to open that door a little bit? You never know when you first meet a person how it can play out.

Post # 10
7609 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

Diet Coke, are you single right now?  If so, I say GO FOR IT!!!!!!!!  Definitely e-mail him and for sure add in a little something at the end like the PP said.  Woo hoo!  Gotta love a man who smells good! πŸ˜€

Post # 11
385 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Supposedly scent is an indicator of genetic compatibility!  πŸ™‚

Post # 13
6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

Personally I would not email him. I’m sure you gave off “I’m interested” signals while he was in your office, so at this point he needs to take the next step. Most men are finicky and will lose interest if you make it too easy for them. So I would definitely refrain from emailing him and see if he reaches out to you. If not, you can always think of some dumb excuse to email him about in a couple of weeks and see if he bites.

Post # 15
3148 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

call him! why not? if you develop a relationship, maybe that company can assign you to a different sales rep so there’s no conflict of interest.

speaking of inappropriate: I work in an industry where I have to deal with tons of sales people. many of the men have been pretty flirty (or sometimes slimy). a receptionist from my past company slept with a sales rep after a company dinner.  honestly, I think if sales guys can flirt (and more) with clients, then it can go the other way around too!

EDIT: also– sales reps “wine and dine” their clients all the time. make him take you out  but pretend it’s for the company. then flirt and see where it goes!

Post # 16
1407 posts
Bumble bee

I work in an industry that is all men.  My college is 89% male.  I am not reading it the way you are reading it…

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