It is very important that you meet them with an open mind.
Enjoy the event and be happy that you took time out for yourself. Some may feel, asking this to a guy you have just met is not polite. Asking about his income would be rude but about his profession is completely okay. Not a mafia don but you have to know about his work. You do not want to make this sound as a job interview.
Now these were some tips you should keep in mind before going for the event. You cannot simply go out with a guy without knowing his profession. Asking this question, gives you an idea if he is romantic or not. These may sound very common and old school questions but believe me, they are very useful. Show your sense of humor by asking some hilariously funny questions.
Though the procedure of different speed dating companies may vary, the idea remains same for all. Many people think speed dating is for those singles that are desperate to be in a relationship. In this busy world speed dating provides an opportunity to meet new people.
It is the modern day technique to find a boyfriend.
It is not necessary that you have to choose a guy out of the ones you meet. Like you, there are many other singles who have come with the same purpose of finding a match. It would not only hamper your image but also make a bad impression on other guys who you were interested in.