http://www.perlmonks.org?node_id=194398

As raconteur Jello Biafra put it, it's time to talk about the elephant in the living room.
I've been told by my recent interviewees they've got between 250 and 350 resumes for any given job. As a perl programmer going for my first paying job, this is a little scary. Is anyone else out there nervous? Maybe we can help each other.
Is anyone else starving? Who's really surviving or thriving? And how did you do it? And what's up with those clueless HR people? Let's chat and trade links like jobs.perl.org