Wouldn’t it be pretty cool if a career fair was more like a singles bar; where you approach a prospective employer late at night and make your move? does not review or moderate all comments but we reserve the right to remove or edit content once posted. If you personally attack other readers or writers, your comment(s) and responses to those comments may be removed from the discussion.Strangely, Mad Men actually had a flashback where Don Draper got Roger Sterling drunk and pretended a job offer was made the next day when he showed up at Sterling Cooper for work. But seriously, when you think about it, the job search is a lot like a relationship, from the uncomfortable beginnings to the infidelity and the heart wrenching breakups – and everything in between. You’ve been at a job for several years and you become bored. Attacks create a hostile environment that discourages discussion. Our filters are fairly tolerant, allowing for quite a bit of colorful/questionable language, but too many obscenities may prevent a comment from posting. Until you apply and get called in for an interview at an even more amazing job. After weeks of flirting, edit tests, and negotiating your deal breakers, your dream job make you an office. " I know what you're thinking: "Oh, I would NEVER do anything like that! It's not that you're hideous to look at; you are just having difficulty meeting the right kind of people. Suddenly an idea strikes you: "Maybe I should hire a matchmaker, or join a dating service, or place a personal ad?
But as I was writing "Date Like a Grownup: Anecdotes, Admissions of Guilt & Advice Between Friends," I began noticing missteps common to both endeavors. So when you're headed to see the hiring manager, remember these hard-learned lessons from the front lines of dating.And, just like dating, finding a great job is mostly about getting out there and meeting people. Scientists, as we know all too well, tend to have difficulties with both dating and job hunting!With respect to job hunting, I think the reasons are obvious.By Bianca Mendez Ever notice how job hunting is so similar to dating? You spend hours, maybe even days job searching for the perfect that matches your set of skills. Like finding someone to spend the rest of your life with, it’s just as hard finding good people to do the job. On one end you’re sifting through all the vague/false information listed on dating apps, to find at least one decent candidate, and on the other you’re spilling your heart and soul begging for a job. Responsibilities: manage social platforms, write, edit and produce 20 pieces of content per week, establish relationships with freelancers.