The sad truth for many frustrated job seekers today is that they're going about searching for employment the wrong way. Just as the notion of lifetime employment with one company belongs to bygone era, so do many of the tactics that job seekers use to search for a good position.
So what are employers looking for? First and foremost, they're less concerned with where you've been than where you can take their organization. It's a concept that author R. William Holland calls "creating future value."