In general, she advises people avoid listing their degrees, accomplishments, and education.
Don’t use headshots because they make you look stiff and boring. You want to give someone a sense of your personality, but you also want to retain a sense of mystery, so don’t give everything away. She did, however, suggest I remove “Oxford graduate” because it sounds boastful and that can be a turn-off to people.
Looking at my bio, Sameera thought it was good because it was short, but gave a basic sense of who I am and, again, made it easy for someone to message me based on the information I provided (“What kind of jazz do you like? She suggested I let men figure out I’m smart by talking to me instead of spelling it out for them.
And it’s normalized some truly terrible behavior, like ghosting, orbiting and breadcrumbing, turning people into disposable objects.
Not to mention, in the era of tech addiction, I hate the idea of spending any more time scrolling through my i Phone than I absolutely have to.
I believe it dilutes the magical process of meeting someone into a sterile affair that makes me feel like I’m an HR rep sifting through endless résumés.
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