That's the headline of an article in the Career Management section of the Financial Post. Getting a job in 2009 will be a challenge won't come as surprise to anyone currently seeking new employment.

"The worsening economy and rising unemployment rates" will create fierce competition for the jobs that do come up says writer Allison Graham.

"The more people you have in your corner helping you find a job, the better your position within the pack," said Graham.

The good news she says is that opportunities for talented individuals are always within reach with the right approach.

"It's time to leverage your circles of influence and tap your network."