Source: 4 Ways Job Hunting Is Like Dating
Dating and job hunting both have their ups and downs, and sometimes both of them can feel like emotional rollercoasters. It's really hard to find a job that's just right for you, and the journey to find it can be as hard as looking for love. Here are a few ways finding your potential partner is just like looking for a job:
- There's a criteria. People have checklists in their heads for a potential partner and have certain criteria such as religion or family values. Keep in mind that your employer is also looking at you to see if you meet the requirements they're looking for. To get a better sense of the kind of person they want, carefully look at the job description, read more about the company and its culture if you can find information on it online, and look up LinkedIn profiles of people who hold similar positions in the same company.
- You wait by the phone. After the interview, you're left hanging and waiting for your potential