I am not trying to flame or troll the board. :)
And putting aside for a moment the issue of whether someone who is looking for a job is cut out to be an entrepreneur.....
It seems to me that many of the skills required to find a job ....such as networking, volunteering, research, elevator pitches, interview preparations, identifying your key strengths, positive attitude, fitting the job to the skills rather than other way round.... are the ones that you will require when you begin to search for a co-founder.
Hence my questions are for: 1. What are the similarities between the two processes? What lessons did you learn during the job search process that you could utilize when trying to find a founder. This may not apply to people who teamed up with a friend, but is more for people who actively went out to recruit skills that they did not have. 2. What are the differences? (I understand there may be a bias to say that it is much more difficult to find a co-founder than a job, but in today's economy....:)