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Posted: 6:00 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2013

New way to find a job



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By Clark Howard


One of the leading dating sites wants to hook you up…with a new job!

eHarmony is getting ready to dip its toe into the job search market. Now that there's been a gradual improvement in the employment picture, we're beginning to see some employers actually hiring again. So this is a very timely move.

The online dating site typically uses 29 different "dimensions" to match up potential sweethearts. They will likely use more algorithms than that to match you up with a job.

The launch of this service is planned for more than 6 months for now. But I just wanted you to know that somebody is trying to bring science to the haphazard process of how employers hire.