Not only was it mortifying that someone had feigned romantic interest in her in order to get a job interview....
She went home, Googled "Palo Alto matchmakers," and wrote an e-mail to the first name that popped up: Amy Andersen.
Millennial matchmakers use Facebook and Linked In or Tinder and Ok Cupid to recruit thousands of members to their databases.
Most got their start in New York, Los Angeles, or San Francisco, but many are expanding to San Diego, Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D. In all of these places, it seems, there are more and more 20- and 30-somethings spending so many hours in the office that they want to outsource their love lives, just as they outsource everything else in the app era.
The job requires a special skill set, Three Day Rule's Goldstein explains.
Partnered with Match.com, Christian Mingle, and JDate, the company currently has more than 20 full-time matchmakers, with 400 paying clients, and 75,000 singles in its database.
You'd think that one of the first women to work at Facebook would have the whole online-dating thing down.
"But I learned that what matters is not the pedigree; it's soft skills."There are places where a would-be matchmaker can train.
At one point, Rachel had problems on Bumble, The League, Ok Cupid, and, yes, Hinge.
She came across Three Day Rule in a women's magazine or on a website—she can't remember.
It takes a lot of time and energy to meet people and sort it out." Matchmakers relieve some of the anxieties that dating apps create.
For one thing, they make it clear that a date is a date.