Seeking Software Fix for Job-Search Game
Technology was supposed to revolutionize the courtship dance between employers and prospective hires, matching the right candidate with the right job in just a few clicks. Instead, Web-based job-hunting tools have left human-resources department with too many résumés and have given job seekers the sense that applying online is a waste of their time.
One one hand, a big sigh, as I am reading this in the face of dealing with this. On the other, WOW, what a big pile of opportunity. My guess is that you will start seeing startup pitches this summer. Pain on all sides that needs solutions. Especially interesting to me is the exploration of semantic solutions.