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Automatic job counselor

Quick good advice about jobs
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This is a very simple robot. If asked "should I quit my job?" it says yes and offers encouragement.

Anyone who has reached the point of asking a stranger--human or machine--for advice like that really wants to quit, so we encourage them.

The money-making part of this is that it tracks the jobs that people are quitting, and connects paying customers with those opportunities.

Redbird, Jul 30 2003

similar idea http://www.halfbake...arriage_20Counselor
When I first posted this, someone annotated it with her personal marriage problem, thinking the idea was an actual automated counselor. I deleted her posting out of decency since she even included her name. [mrthingy, Oct 04 2004]


       How about a Magic Job 8-Ball with all the answers pointing to no?
Cedar Park, Jul 30 2003

       "Sure, we'll hook you up with jobs that other people hate so much they have to quit. Our fee? Nominal."
DeathNinja, Jul 30 2003

       [mrthingy] (link) I hope it wasn't mrsthingy.
FarmerJohn, Aug 01 2003


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