According to a poll conducted in 2014 by consulting company Accenture,
while 85% of the class of 2014 is confident that they can get a job in
their chosen career, only two thirds can successfully do so. It's a bleak scenario, but there are steps you can take to improve your chances of getting ahead.
Depending on which source you listen to, one job opening gets an average
of 118 applicants or as many as 250. Either way, a single opening
attracts job candidates like flies are drawn to honey. Thus, it is in
your best interest to do more than simply submit an application and hope
for the best.
Choosing between job offers is a problem many people would love to have.
However, it actually is an issue you should approach with careful
thought and deliberation. Here are a few things you need to consider.