It makes little sense, then, that these same meticulous message-crafters will often fire off a professional email without so much as a proofread.
The job search and the dating game share some common ground when it comes to finding the perfect match. If you're looking for "the one" — whether it's your dream girl or your dream job — waiting for the phone to ring can certainly be anxiety-inducing. Most of the time, success boils down to putting your best face forward, being sincere about your wants and needs, and, yes, even making compromises.
Here are a few basic guidelines that ring true for both work and romance:
1. Online Communications
2. Networking and "Friends of Friends"