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.
If you haven’t heard the podcast Two Black Nerds, it might be time to
start tuning in. The podcast, by Notre Dame graduates and engineers
Iheanyi Ekechukwu and Irere Romeo Kwihangana, discusses life after
college and working in tech. It touches on everything from the job
market to race relations in the workplace to fashion wearables.
We all have them. Heck, maybe you are one of them. Those Facebook friends who get to travel all over the country or the world for their jobs. Instead of being stuck in the same office day after day, frequent business travelers are taking three or four business trips a month.