18 Ways Finding A Job Is Like Dating

The only real difference is that getting a significant other usually doesn’t require an application.

1. You find one that you like.

This is usually the easiest part because there are plenty of fish in the sea!

2. You try to stand out so they will notice you.

3. You reach out to people you both know so they can put in a good word for you.

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“Networking”

4. You’re not really sure when or how many times to follow up.

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Should I contact them? Do I wait for them to contact me?!

5. Sometimes they ignore you and you have no idea why.

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6. It’s hard not to take it personally.

7. You try to tell yourself it doesn’t matter, you’ll find one eventually.

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8. But on the inside you’re like:

9. Then another one comes along and they want to talk to you!

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10. You start doing some research so you have things to talk about.

12. You get really nervous.

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13. You must make a perfect first impression.

14. Sometimes you’re incompatible and they never want to talk to you again.

15. You have a billion failed attempts and you kind of just want to give up.

16. But then you finally find one that wants you back!

17. And suddenly you are glad it didn’t work out with any of the other ones.

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18. Because this one is perfect.

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