Winning Ways to Sharpen Your Career Search in a Challenging Economy  
10/11/2010 11:10:08 PM

Five unemployed people are competing for every job opening in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. At the beginning of the recession in December 2007, there were less than two people vying for each vacancy. With more candidates going head-to-head for jobs, organizations can be very selective in finding the ideal employee – someone who fits all of the position’s qualifications or even goes beyond the requirements. How can talented workers stand out from the competition?