Anyone who's been out of work or underemployed at any time during the Great Recession (and after) will be more than familiar with what has found.

The careers website, which conducted a survey of more than 2,300 unemployed Americans from various fields, found that although almost 80 percent of respondents had applied to jobs multiple times a week in 2013, fewer than 15 percent of them were able to secure more than five interviews for the year and a "shocking" amount of respondents (33 percent) said they had none at all.

Despite this lack of actual interviews, the applications for employment were steady, with over half of those surveyed (52 percent) reporting they applied to over 20 jobs in 2013, and 87 percent saying they planned to apply more frequently in 2014.

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