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9 Ways Job Interviews are Like Online Dating

A List of Things That are Unlucky in Love and Job Search

6. Don't Wear Rose-colored Glasses

If you start dating someone who is constantly traveling on business, then you can't get mad down the road when you're unfulfilled. And if your date asked for bail money the first time you talked but you didn't heed the warning sign, that's on you.

This kind of wishful thinking and seeing only what we want to see can lead to interviews at companies with negative histories, into too-good-to-be-true scenarios, and other employment situations in which perception doesn't match reality.

Do a little research online and within your network so you can lead with your head instead of your heart.