Here's a crazy anecdote that shows how TOUGH it still is to get a job out there.
Last year, a Walmart opened in Washington D.C. and got 23,000 applications for 600 jobs. That means only 2.6% of people who applied got a position.
Well . . . the Ivy League schools just released THEIR admission rates. And it was easier to get into HARVARD than to get into Walmart.
8.9% of people who applied to Harvard got in . . . and that was the toughest of the eight Ivy League schools. It also means Walmart was almost three times pickier than Harvard. (Washington Post)