Everyone wants a job and is nervous about keeping it.
There are all kinds of ways employers can smarten up.
It's like trying to stop the ocean. For instance, I stand next to you at a conference, and you have a badge on, and I look you up in Big Yellow. Some of it is totally serendipitous.
Companies are increasingly relying on the Internet as a way to find candidates. Presently, there are 600,000 resumes available on the Internet.