Insane Experience

As everyone knows by now, I’ve been looking for a job for a year.  Lately, I’ve noticed that entry-level work is totally nonexistent.  All the companies that ARE hiring are looking for 10-20 years industry experience and very specific tool / process experience.  Like a programmer with 10-20 years experience in the insurance agency and 5-7 years experience with Allstate Claim Evaluator on a Citrix platform.  WTF?  Who, besides a former insurance agent-turned-programmer has that kind of experience?  What are recent college grads supposed to do to break into their industries?

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  1. #1 by Chadwick on January 12, 2010 - 11:35 AM

    Start killing everyone in your industry?

    • #2 by Joshua on January 12, 2010 - 12:59 PM

      Well, a massive killing spree would show initiative…

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