Desperately Seeking Engineers, Zoosk Woos Applicants With Dates

Upstart online-dating site Zoosk is desperately seeking software engineers and is taking a novel approach in the hope of getting its hooks into some talent -- by promising a date with one of the two actors featured in the company's TV ads.

Get hired by the San Francisco-based company by Sept. 30, and "as a bonus," Zoosk says, newly hired engineers will have a chance to go out on a date with their choice of the lead actress from its "Office Romance" TV commercial (below), or the lead actor from the company's "Athlete" ad.