When it comes to looking for a job and applying you need to play by the numbers. You will not land every job that you apply for.
It is for this reason that you need to think of everything that you do as an investment into your final success.
Most job hunters will only hear back from about 30% of the jobs that they apply to. This number may seem low to you, but is an accurate average of the rates of return on job-hunting. Out of the number that you hear back from, you will go on the interview. Of the interviews that you go on, you may get a job offer from about 10% of them.
Here is the Breakdown
Resumes Sent Out 100
Job offers 3
Now your return numbers will fair better then the average from using this process to get the perfect job. This is only a reminder that you need to apply to many jobs to land the perfect job.