Now it's over 60 jobs and counting. Such is the state of our economy. I was going to say "I've applied for over 100 jobs..." but that would be an exaggeration. Now after applying to over 60 jobs I have now had a job interview. In a few days I'll find out if I am still looking or if I've got something.
I have since learned that Job fairs are teeming with people. There was an "open application" time slot for applebee's in Napa and over 50 people showed up to apply and interview. This is a harsh world we are living in and it is only getting more so.
Any employer putting up a "now hiring" sign not only gets a pick of the litter, but they get responses within seconds. The competition is now in those applying for jobs. No longer to bosses have to worry about hiring the wrong person, there are hundreds waiting with applications and resume's already turned in. There are lots of people struggling out there and my heart goes to them.