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oDesk found a great fit for my job

26 January 2015

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a job on the oDesk site. The way this generally works is that members at oDesk will see the post, and if interested will then apply for the job. Evidently, oDesk has recently introduced some computer-based automatic matching of workers to jobs.

This morning, I received an email from oDesk telling me, “We found a great fit for your job!”

It looks like oDesk’s algorithms need a bit of tweaking, though, as the recent feedback for this particular candidate looked like this:

If this is what a good fit looks like, I’d hate to see a bad one!

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