5 ways to beat the tough job market

This is not your run-of-the-mill recessionary job market, and tactics that worked in years past won't get you behind a desk this time.

Get your dream job in a brutal market The people getting hired now aren't necessarily the most connected - they're the most creative. From food diarists to Twitter stalkers to candidates tapping the "hidden" job market, here's what's working now. More
Who's hiring on Wall Street now Here's where the financial sector jobs and paychecks are -- and where they aren't. More
The new jobless Could this be you? The recession is throwing millions out of work. What the new jobless class can tell you about what it's like out there. More