Today’s Wall Street Journal carried an article about business executives who outsource their job hunt to firms based in India. Read it here
It’s one of those ideas that would have seemed really strange a few years ago but today, things are different. I don’t know about you, but I know many happily married couples who met on Match or eHarmony. They’re upscale professionals.
The downside of any resume-blasting service is the potential for embarrassment. Resume blasters do just that: they blast. The risk is higher if you’re a senior executive, especially if you’re a public figure in your community or your industry. The article reports several people who claimed they had positive experience with their outsourcing firms, but I’m still a little skeptical.