These speed interviews were our second opportunity to meet the students.The first was a meet and greet where each business was given 90 seconds to introduce their business and outline what role they had available to the full group of about 200 students.The hardest thing about speed dating is making it through the door; however, once you’ve had a drink and have met the other Speed Daters, you will feel more relaxed in no time.During the date you will have seven minutes to talk to each person of the opposite sex.If the feeling is mutual, we will email you each other’s contact details.But if you don’t hit it off, it’s only seven minutes out of your life.Being single is a great opportunity to get out there, try new things and meet new people, no matter what your age!You'd be surprised just how many clubs and activities there are in the Hutt Valley, from Upper Hutt through to Petone and Lower Hutt, and everywhere in between, to suit all ages! You'll find loads of sports clubs, arts/hobbies and special interest clubs, and even dance classes and clubs too!
Yet, not all of these could be considered ‘active’ in the community, meaning it isn't always easy to find a like-minded partner.
We were after someone to come on board to work on further developing Flexi Time’s mobile apps.
It surprised me that a young person soon to be graduating from university couldn’t think of something they were proud of.
Indeed, as many spiritually-minded New Zealanders can attest, there's a difference between being a cultural Christian and being a follower of Christ, and so meeting someone who truly shares one's beliefs can be tricky.
Rebecca Vandemark (33) is one Christian single who knows this difficulty only too well.