9 Ways Job Interviews are Like Online Dating

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

8. Don't Be Irrelevant

One of the biggest hindrances for the newly single is navigating changes in the dating landscape. If the previous relationship was of significant length, they must contend with the new phenomenon of "social obsolescence" and actively upgrade their connection skills.

Similarly, the unemployed must advance their professional skills to compete in a job market with openings for only forty percent of active seekers. Come-from-behind victories are hard work -- better to stay well versed on industry trends and to keep your professional/social connections active and solid.