5 Attention-Grabbing Ways to Get Hired in an Overcrowded Job Market  
10/26/2010 4:18:06 PM

If you've been looking for a new job, you've probably noticed that you are not alone. In fact, there are so many highly qualified people looking for jobs today that it can be really difficult not to feel like just another face in the crowd (or résumé in the pile!). Competition is certainly stiff. And that means that the job search techniques of yesterday – send out résumés, search the want ads, and wait for a job to fall in your lap – won't even get your foot in the door. What you need in order to get a job today, says Jim Kukral, is the courage to put yourself out there and get the attention of employers by trying something no one else is doing.