Tag Archives: job market

eHarmony as a Job Board: DOA

by George Blomgren There’s some buzz about “Elevated Careers by eHarmony,” set to launch in December. As this article explains, they apply the same model that has worked for their dating site, to a new job board. Here’s why it’s not likely to work. (It’s been tried before, and failed for the following reasons.) The […]

Never Settle

In today’s economy, there a variety of reasons why someone could convince themselves that they should take the first job they are offered, despite it being a mediocre position. “At least I can start here and work my way up.” “A paycheck is better than nothing.” “I might not get anything else for a while.” […]