A couple weeks ago, I was talking to a group of friends, all in different stages of life. One was pregnant, one had just gotten out of a relationship, and one was starting to think about looking for a new job. Somehow, in the course of the afternoon, talk turned to the dating game. The friend who’d just gotten out of a serious relationship was less than thrilled about the prospect of putting herself back out there.
She said, “I just found a great job after all these interviews! I don’t want to go through that whole thing again when it comes to my heart!”
We realized something. Finding a fulfilling career and finding a life partner are two of the most important decisions in a person’s life. And the way we find jobs is remarkably similar to the way we find our dating partners. Read on to find the ten ways finding a job mimics dating, and let us know if you have noticed these similarities in your life!